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  • Isotopes in Biochemistryby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2008; US$ 99.50

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  • Chronic Fatigue Syndromeby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    Documents the latest results and opinions on the causes and possible cures for this disorder. Coverage includes retroviral involvement, immunity, pathophysiology and pharmacological treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome. 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...

  • Aluminium in Biology and Medicineby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    Prominent contributors address issues regarding the toxicity of aluminum which causes an encephalopathy in renal dialysis patients and is also known to damage animals and plants via acid rain. Examines the chemistry and biology of aluminum compounds focusing on the evidence for and against aluminum's role in Alzheimer's disease. 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...

  • The Origins and Development of High Abilityby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00

    Written for psychologists, educational psychologists and developmental biologists, this volume explores the concept of giftedness, including its definition, origins and development. The author offers a balanced view of the topic and presents optimal educational strategies for various kinds of high ability. The effects of both environmental and biological/genetic... 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...

  • Non-Reproductive Actions of Sex Steroidsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Prominent clinicians and researchers from diverse disciplines discuss the basic cell and molecular biology of steroid action and sex steroids' effects on the nervous and immune systems. Provides an integrated evaluation of the advantages and disadvantages of hormone replacement therapy. more...

  • Calcium, Waves, Gradients and Oscillationsby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 175.00

    Renowned contributors provide comprehensive coverage of calcium gradients, waves and oscillations in diverse systems. Discusses the mechanisms initiating and sustaining calcium waves and their role in cell function. Describes studies using the latest techniques for measuring calcium ion gradients including chemiluminescent indicators. more...