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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
This volume on kallikrein-related peptidases (KLKs) reviews the role of these proteases as biomarkers in a wide range of malignancies including cancers of the lung, prostate, breast, ovary, kidney, stomach, and colon. It provides clinicians, physician scientists, and cancer researchers with in-depth overviews on the emerging clinical relevance of KLK... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 196.00
The KLK proteins and their encoding genes are increasingly attracting attention among scientists and clinicians worldwide as they represent interesting and functionally distinct biomarkers both under physiological and pathophysiological conditions. This volume on kallikrein-related peptidases (KLKs) reviews the characterization, regulation, and interactions... more...
- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95
Why organisms age and why sexual reproduction exists are major unsolved problems in biology. This book provides an integrated explanation of aging and sex based on current knowledge of DNA damage and repair. Key Features * Discusses the universality of the problem of DNA damage * Describes aging as a consequence of accumulated DNA damage * Considers... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
The reviews in this volume deal with questions of the mechanisms of pathogenesis and with organisms that have only recently been extensively studied on the molecular level.**The introductory section presents an overview of pathogenesis, emphasizing common elements and genetic mechanisms of regulation and a review on the population genetics of bacterial... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Interest in the functional roles of astrocytes in the nervous system has grown significantly as it is recognized that these cells not only have their own pharmacology but also release neuro- and vaso-active factors. This book relates astrocyte pharmacology to cell function for the first time, making it an attractive text across the neuroscience community.... more...
- Elsevier Science 1993; US$ 72.95
An explosion of information has occurred over the past few years in the field of signal transduction. As information form prokaryotes and eukaryotes has accumulated, it has become evident that diverse sensory systems share common mechanistic themes. This volume reviews our the current knowledge of molecular mechanisms for sensory transduction in a... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 143.00
In recent decades, there has been an explosive growth in knowledge on the important biological roles of carbohydrates, especailly as specific information carriers. Neoglycoconjugates have been indispensable tools in these studies. This timely book, with both synthetic and application studies, will be of great value to researchers in a number of disciplines.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 214.99
Describes the fundamental biology and applications of the bacteriophages, viruses that infect bacteria. This book provides a contemporary guide to each major phage family, highlights interesting topics, and provides a description of the kinds of phages that are associated with the major classes of eubacteria and archaea. more...
- Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 204.00
This book examines the role that dopamine plays in schizophrenia, examining its role in not only the symptoms of the disease but also in its treatment. It also reviews all neurotransmitters that have been implicated in schizophrenia, exploring the genetic data, clinical data implicating the transmitter, and the preclinical data exploring how a transmitter... more...
- Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 213.00
Intracellular cell signaling is a well understood process. However, extracellular signals such as hormones, adipokines, cytokines and neurotransmitters are just as important but have been largely ignored in other works. They are causative agents for diseases including hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and arthritis so offer new, and often more... more...