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  • Cyanide Compounds in Biologyby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Comprises the proceedings of a symposium held at the Ciba Foundation, March 1988. Contributors present an international, interdisciplinary approach to the biology and biological chemistry of cyanide and related compounds. Addressed are the microbial metabolism of HCN and organic nitrile compounds, cyanogenesis in higher plants, qualitative and quantitative... more...

  • Proto-Oncogenes in Cell Developmentby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Presented here are the most up-to-date research findings of leading international scientists in the field of aging. The collected data explores the biological, medical, and chemical implications and the latest thinking on the role of proto-oncogenes and their relationship to cell development and deterioration in amphibians, the role of the eukaryotic... more...

  • Proton Passage Across Cell Membranesby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Regulation of intracellular pH is vital to all living cells. This symposium covers the control of pH in muscle and nerve cells and the different mechanisms of acid transport across epithelial and other cell membranes. Papers describe the development and application of microelectrodes and various techniques in molecular biology to the study of the mechanisms... more...

  • Cellular Basis of Morphogenesisby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Contributors to this symposium focus on the interface between genes and cells, covering genetic analysis, cloning studies, and the investigation of cell lineages and cellular interactions. They note how the body axes are already determined in the eggs of invertebrates and amphibia, then consider the mechanisms as the egg cleaves, in annelids, arthropods,... more...

  • Metastasisby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    An international group of researchers addresses basic mechanism involved in the metastatic spread of tumors and considers new methods of prevention and treatment. Compares behavior of normal and abnormal cells, with emphasis on cell surface mechanisms--especially invasive processes--and inhibitors that might prevent metastasis. Also discusses determination... more...

  • Cocaineby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Cocaine poses interesting problems for neurophysiologists and neuropharmacologists and there is important new data on the effects of cocaine on the brain (its initial site of action at the cellular level now appearing to be the dopamine transporter). Includes chapters on the far-reaching toxic effects of cocaine, on the epidemiology and the economics... more...

  • Plasticity of the Neuromuscular Systemby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Presents new information on the mutual interaction of skeletal muscle fibers and motoneurons at all levels, from the physiological to the molecular. Covers genetic, physiological, and hormonal factors affecting skeletal muscle development, control of acetylcholine receptor gene expression, selection and organization of motoneurons, and remodelling... more...

  • Calcium and the Cellby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    This collection of presentations from the Ciba Foundation Symposium of 1985 deals with the central role of calcium in intracellular processes. Discusses control of intracellular calcium as well as control by intracellular calcium, covering such topics as muscle contraction, metabolic processes, hormone and transmitter secretion, membrane transport... more...

  • Novel Diarrhoea Virusesby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    Until recently a neglected disease syndrome, diarrhea is responsible for many millions of infant deaths in developing countries. The result of a 1987 symposium, this volume reflects advances in the aetiology of diarrhea while addressing such puzzling problems as the difficulty of growing viruses in a controlled setting. The volume is deliberately restricted... more...