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  • 'In Silico' Simulation of Biological Processesby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2003; US$ 219.00

    Over recent decades vast amounts of biological data have been accumulated. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to apply traditional theoretical methods to the formulation of coherent pictures of cell and organ function because it is no longer possible for a human theorist to integrate all of the available information. Instead, computer technologies... more...

  • Acetaldehyde-Related Pathologyby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2007; US$ 219.00

    Part of the prestigious Novartis Foundation, this is the first book to review the pathology associated with acetaldehyde, a known toxic agent found in cigarette smoke and other pollutants and derived from ingested alcohol, amongst other sources. In the body, acetaldehyde affects several tissues, particularly the brain and liver, causing various diseases,... more...

  • Autismby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2005; US$ 219.00

    This book draws together contributions from some of the leading investigators in the field of autism to consider specific problem areas in current research. Each contributor brings expertise from a different field, providing a balanced view of the whole spectrum of study of this disorder. It covers four main areas: * Twin and family studies indicate... more...

  • Bacterial Responses to pHby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2008; US$ 160.00

    Microbial responses to acidic and alkaline pH are important in many areas of bacteriology. For example, the mechanisms of resistance to acidic pH are important in the understanding of the passage of human pathogens through the acid of the stomach; and an understanding of microbial degradation of alkaline industrial waste is important for the environment.... more...

  • The Biology of Extracellular Molecular Chaperonesby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2008; US$ 219.00

    The heat shock, or cell stress, response was first identified in the polytene chromosomes of Drosophila . This was later related to the appearance of novel proteins within stressed cells, and the key signal stimulating this appearance was identified as the presence of unfolded proteins within the cell. It is now known that this is a key mechanism... more...

  • Biology of IGF-1by Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2005; US$ 219.00

    An invaluable book containing a series of interdisciplinary discussions between clinical and basic scientists.  Biology of IGF-1: Its interaction with insulin and health and malignant states focuses on key issues such as: the definition of danger zones the development of methods for early recognition of malignant states linked to IGF-1... more...

  • Cancer and Inflammationby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2004; US$ 219.00

    Chronic inflammation predisposes to some forms of cancer and the host response to malignant disease shows several parallels with inflammation and wound healing. The cells involved in inflammation are detected in a range of common cancers, together with the inflammatory cytokines and members of the chemokine ligand/receptor systems. Neutralization... more...

  • Cortical Developmentby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2008; US$ 219.00

    To understand the brain and its devastating diseases, we need to reveal the mechanisms that produce it and the ways in which it can constantly change throughout a lifetime.  This book features a timely and insightful discussion between developmental neurobiologists and clinicians who deal with disorders of the nervous system. Chapters in this... more...

  • Decoding the Genomic Control of Immune Reactionsby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2007; US$ 219.00

    This book explores existing and potential strategies for using the genome sequences of human, mouse, other vertebrates and human pathogens to solve key problems in the treatment of immunological diseases and chronic infections.  The assembled genome sequences now provide important opportunities for solving these problems, but a major bottleneck... more...

  • Defining Optimal Immunotherapies for Type 1 Diabetesby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2008; US$ 219.00

    This book is a comprehensive and up-to-date account of where we stand in immunological strategies for preventing or treating type 1 diabetes (T1D). Brings together contributions from the leaders in the arena of clinical immunotherapy, not limited to the diabetes field exclusively, in order to delineate a road-map that would lead to future clinical... more...