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  • Topics in Biomedical Gerontologyby Pramod C. Rath; Ramesh Sharma; S. Prasad

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 163.30

    This book presents a collection of articles on various aspects of current research on aging. These include model systems, cellular, biochemical and molecular aspects of experimental aging research, as well as selected intervention studies on age-related diseases. Aging is a global challenge to human society. Children are always in a hurry to become... more...

  • The Functional Nucleusby David J. Bazett-Jones; Graham Dellaire

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 206.85

    This book gives an in-depth overview on nuclear structure and function. It clearly shows that the epigenome and the three-dimensional organization of the nucleus are not independent properties. The intimate relationship between the location and the epigenetic modifications of gene loci is highlighted. Finally, it shows that the complex three-dimensional... more...

  • Circulating Nucleic Acids in Serum and Plasma ? CNAPS IXby Peter Gahan; Michael Fleischhacker; Bernd Schmidt

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 141.52

    The book will present the progress made since the last meeting in fall 2013 concerning the analysis of circulating extra-cellular nucleic acids. There are a modest number of laboratories involved in this field, nevertheless the number of papers published by researchers is extensive. The articles which will be published in this meeting report will be... more...

  • Regulation of Cytokine Gene Expression in Immunity and Diseasesby Xiaojing Ma

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 141.52

    This book explores the major cytokines, such as IL-1 and IFN-?, with respect to the regulation of their gene expression and protein production in specific immune cell types. It discusses both healthy physiological settings and in pathological situations in which the expression of some cytokines could be dysregulated, resulting in either immunodeficiency... more...

  • Cystogenesisby Jong Hoon Park; Curie Ahn

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 141.52

    Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) is a highly prevalent hereditary renal disorder in which fluid-filled cysts are appeared in both kidneys. Main causative genes of ADPKD are PKD1 and PKD2, encoding for polycystin-1 (PC1) and polycystin-2 (PC2) respectively. Those proteins are localized on primary cilia and function as mechanosensor... more...

  • Normative and Pragmatic Dimensions of Genetic Counselingby Joseph B. Fanning

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 87.09

    This book provides an elaboration and evaluation of the dominant conceptions of genetic counseling as they are accounted for in three different models: the teaching model; the psychotherapeutic model; and the responsibility model. The elaboration of these models involves an identification of the larger traditions, visions and theories of communication... more...

  • Bacteriophage Applications - Historical Perspective and Future Potentialby Jessica Nicastro; Shirley Wong; Zahra Khazaei; Peggy Lam; Jonathan Blay; Roderick A. Slavcev

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This book explores key applications of phage biotechnology and reviews recent advances in phage display technologies. The applications covered were selected on the basis of their significance and representativeness in the field. The small size and enormous diversity of bacteriophages make them ideal candidates for numerous applications across... more...

  • Proteogenomicsby Ákos Végvári

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 141.52

    This book highlights key technologies and identifies areas for further development in proteogenomics. The utility and usefulness of very large Omics data sets (Next Gen Sequencing of DNA, RNA-seq, ribosome profiling, mass spectrometry- and antibody-based proteomics) is discussed and opportunities and challenges of related bioinformatics applications... more...

  • Disordered Vertebral and Rib Morphology in Pudgy Miceby Frederic Shapiro

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.97

    ?This book presents results obtained from the whole mount preparations, radiological, and histological studies of 60 pu/pu and pu/+ mice from late embryo until 3 months of age. Most mice were in the embryo to 6 week age group where vertebral developmental changes are most marked. Although vertebral abnormalities have been identified as due to mutations... more...

  • Inherited Metabolic Diseasesby Georg F. Hoffmann; Johannes Zschocke; William L. Nyhan

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 206.85

    This book focuses on clinical presentations that may be caused by inherited metabolic diseases. Its symptom- and system-based approach will help clinicians with and without detailed knowledge of human biochemistry in all specialties to reach a correct diagnosis and institute the optimal treatment program. The book summarizes the central elements of... more...