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  • Thrombinby Michael E. Maragoudakis; Nikos E. Tsopanoglou

    Springer 2010; US$ 169.00

    In addition to its central role in blood coagulation, it has become increasingly apparent that thrombin and thrombin receptors are involved in many other physiological processes and can contribute to a variety of disease states. This book offers a collection of reviews of information on the above topics by leaders in these fields. more...

  • Projectile Dynamics in Sportby Colin White

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95

    How can we predict the trajectory of a baseball from bat to outfield? How do the dimples in a golf ball influence its flight from tee to pin? What forces determine the path of a soccer ball steered over a defensive wall by an elite player? An understanding of the physical processes involved in throwing, hitting, firing and releasing sporting... more...

  • Maternal Influences on Fetal Neurodevelopmentby Andrew Zimmerman; Susan Connors

    Springer 2010; US$ 169.00

    The study of maternal influences on the intrauterine environment as they relate to the developing fetal brain promises to be an important area of study. Findings in this area may make it possible to delineate the prenatal mechanisms that affect ongoing cell programming in the fetus and lead to neurodevelopmental disorders. "Maternal Influences... more...

  • Memory T Cellsby Maurizio Zanetti; Stephen P. Schoenberger

    Springer 2011; US$ 289.00

    Immunological memory has fascinated microbiologists and immunologists for decades as one of the new frontiers to conquer to better understand the response to pathogens, cancer and vaccination. Over the past decade, attention has turned to the intrinsic properties of the memory T cells themselves, as it has become clear that the eradication of both... more...

  • Ion Channels and Their Inhibitorsby Satya Prakash Gupta

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    Being the crucial components of living cells, ion channels are important targets of therapeutic agents. Historically, it has been challenging to develop drugs on this target class. A major issue with target based ion channel drug development is the identification of effective small chemical leads for medicinal chemistry optimization to the clinical... more...

  • Muscle Medicineby Rob DeStefano; Bryan Kelly; Joseph Hooper

    Touchstone 2009; Not Available

    A leading orthopedic surgeon and a top sports chiropractor team up to offer a groundbreaking new approach to remaining injury-free and recovering from injury faster. Muscle injuries are not just for sports superstars anymore. Back, shoulder, hip, and knee problems bedevil more and more people than ever before. Muscle Medicine provides a way to... more...

  • The Odd Body I Mysteries of Our Weird and Wonderful Bodies Explainedby Stephen Juan

    HarperCollins Publishers 2011; US$ 12.37

    Mysteries of our weird and wonderful bodies explained. Always informative and entertaining, Dr Stephen Juan has assembled a huge collection of body facts, and some fallacies. With an eye for the intriguing and bizarre, from top to bottom, from your inside out, this book gives you the bare facts about your odd body. more...

  • Melanins and Melanosomesby Jan Borovansky; Patrick A. Riley

    Wiley 2011; US$ 175.95

    The surface pigmentation of vertebrates is controlled by specialized cells able to synthesize a variety of pigments collectively known as melanins. Recent research has shown that melanins are produced not only in the skin but also in many other sites such as the eye, inner ear, muscles, etc., - where they are engaged in some unanticipated roles.... more...

  • Muscle Medicineby Rob DeStefano; Bryan Kelly; Joseph Hooper

    Touchstone 2009; Not Available

    A leading orthopedic surgeon and a top sports chiropractor team up to offer a groundbreaking new approach to remaining injury-free and recovering from injury faster. Muscle injuries are not just for sports superstars anymore. Back, shoulder, hip, and knee problems bedevil more and more people than ever before. Muscle Medicine provides a way to... more...

  • Vascular Biology of the Placentaby Yuping Wang

    Biota Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall, thereby allowing nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via the mother?s blood supply. Proper vascular development in the placenta is fundamental to ensuring a healthy fetus and successful pregnancy. This book provides an up-to-date summary and synthesis... more...