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CIBA Foundation Symposium

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  • Isotopes in Biochemistryby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 99.50 US$ 86.23

    The Novartis Foundation Series is a popular collection of the proceedings from Novartis Foundation Symposia , in which groups of leading scientists from a range of topics across biology, chemistry and medicine assembled to present papers and discuss results. The Novartis Foundation, originally known as the Ciba Foundation, is well known to scientists... more...

  • Growth Factors as Drugs for Neurological and Sensory Disordersby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00 US$ 151.67

    Degeneration of sensory receptors or of the nerves innervating them leads to a sensory deficit. Various strategies have been tried for promoting regrowth of sensory receptors, particularly in the eye and ear. The latest data from experimental studies in animals are presented in the book including applications of BDNF and CNTF in the eye and epidermal... more...

  • Interactions Among Cell Signalling Systemsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00 US$ 151.67

    A panel of internationally renowned experts present papers on cell signalling--an area in which there has been recent important advances. Coverage includes the inositol 1, 4, 5-triphosphate receptor, signal-induced phospholipid degradation cascade and protein kinase C activation, cyclic AMP interactions in sustained cellular response, the acetylcholine... more...

  • The Biosynthesis of the Tetrapyrrole Pigmentsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93

    Prestigious contributors summarize current knowledge regarding the biosynthesis of tetrapyrrole pigments--chlorophyll, haem, vitamin B12. Describes the structure and regulation of key enzymes along with various pathways, molecular genetic studies and structural characterization of the natural biosynthetic intermediates. more...

  • Variation in the Human Genomeby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00 US$ 151.67

    The mapping of human genes is proceeding rapidly. Genes associated with specific inherited diseases are being identified, often providing insight into the molecular cause of the disease. At the moment, however, little consideration is being given to the variation present in different human populations. Variation in the Human Genome discusses methods... more...

  • The Nature and Origin of Amyloid Fibrilsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00 US$ 151.67

    Amyloid fibrils are associated with a range of pathological disorders including Alzheimer's Disease, Down's syndrome, diabetes, cardiomyopathies, and transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. This volume is a comprehensive account of recent developments in the understanding of the process of amyloid fibrils. Contains up-to-date data on all of the... more...

  • Secondary Metabolitesby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93

    A comprehensive review of current thinking on the biosynthesis, function and evolution of secondary metabolites in animals, plants and microorganisms. Examines the traditional context of secondary metabolites as natural products having no obvious part to play in the producing organism's life cycle. Covers issues related to genetic and antibiotic applications. more...

  • Vaccines Against Virally Induced Cancersby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00 US$ 151.67

    An interdisciplinary and multinational group of specialists present contributions describing the current status of vaccines against virally induced tumors and discuss the means by which they can be improved. more...

  • Plasminogen-Related Growth Factorsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93

    A timely volume dealing with the evolutionary and structural links between the clotting and fibrinolytic proteins and plasminogen-related growth factors. The role of individual domains for enzymatic proteins and plasminogen-related growth factors is also comprehensively examined. more...

  • Neural Tube Defectsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93

    Neural tube defects are the second most common cause of perinatal death from birth defects in the United Kingdom. In this important book, leading scientists evaluate the latest evidence on the causative factors--both genetic and environmental--of these major human congenital malformations. They also discuss prospects for early detection by prenatal... more...