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  • The Bile Acids, Chemistry, Physiology, and Metabolismby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 Mechanisms of Bile Acid Biosynthesis.- I. Introduction.- II. Formation of Cholic Acid.- A. Changes in Steroid Nucleus.- B. Oxidation of Side Chain.- III. Formation of Chenodeoxycholic Acid.- IV. Formation of Other Primary Bile Acids.- V. Conjugation of Bile Acids.- VI. Regulation of Bile Acid Formation.- VII. Formation of Bile Salts in ?Primitive?... more...

  • The Prostaglandinsby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 Introduction.- 2 Chemistry.- I. Introduction.- II. Structural and Chemical Features of the Prostaglandins.- A. The Prostanoic Acid Skeleton.- B. The Polyfunctional Character of Prostaglandins.- C. Chemical Sensitivity.- D. Stereochemical Considerations.- III. Approaches to Prostanoic Acids.- A. Deoxyprostaglandins.- B. Nonstereospecific Syntheses... more...

  • The Hippocampusby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I. Organization.- 1. Fiber architecture of the Hippocampal Formation: Anatomy, Projections, and Structural Significance.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Limbic Lobe.- 3. Anatomy of the Hippocampal Formation.- 4. Hippocampal Formation: External Afferent Supply.- 4.1. Lateral Input System (Through Entorhinal Area).- 4.2. Supracallosal Input.- 4.3. Fornix-Fimbrial... more...

  • Structure and Function of Plasma Proteinsby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    for Volume 1.- 1 Plasma lipoproteins.- 2 Hemopexin, the heme-binding serum B-glyco-protein.- 3 Haptoglobin.- 4 Acute-phase reactants.- 5 Fibrinogen.- 6 The biochemistry of blood clotting factors.- 7 Complement.- 8 Immunoglobulins.- 9 Plasma albumin?Aspects of its chemical behaviour and structure.- 10 Nutrition and plasma proteins.- Subject Index to... more...

  • Pathophysiologyby

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 The Lungs and Respiration.- Physiology.- Regulation of Breathing.- Pulmonary Volumes and Distensibility of Lungs and Thorax.- Resistance to Flow; Ventilatory Reserves.- Ventilation and Circulation.- Gas Exchange.- Alveolar Ventilation; Dead-Space Ventilation.- Alveolar Ventilation and Pulmonary Perfusion.- Pulmonary Gas Diffusion.- Gas Transport... more...

  • Adipose Tissue Biologyby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 209.00

    Provides a comprehensive guide and essential reading for doctors, healthcare workers and scientists. Offers comprehensive insight into current perspectives and challenges in adipose tissue biology. Discusses adipocyte precursors, differentiation and growth, brown and white adipose tissue, gender, inflammation, dietary and genetic determinants of... more...

  • High Altitudeby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 209.00

    Written by an international group of expert authors In-depth and comprehensive chapters cover both the clinical aspects and basic science of Hypoxia Important new volume that offers a window into greater understanding and more successful treatment of hypoxic human diseases more...

  • Nutrition and Human Reproductionby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Issues, Definitions and an Analytic Framework.- Nutrition and Endocrine Fmiction.- Introductory Statement.- The Maintenance of Infecundity in Postpartum Women.- Impact of Malnutrition on Reproductive Endocrinology.- The Effect of Oral Contraceptives on Micronutrients.- Nutrition, Fertility and Infmt Mortality.- Introductory Statement.- Nutrition, Fatness,... more...

  • Computational Neuroscienceby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Subcellular: Response-Field Dynamics in the Auditory Pathway; D.A. Depireux, et al. Rapid Categorization of Extrafoveal Natural Images: Implications for Biological Models;M. Fabre-Thorpe, et al. Cortical Activity Pattern in Complex Tasks; F. Frisone, et al. Cellular: Resolving the Paradoxical Effect of Activity on Synapse Elimination; M.J. Barber,... more...

  • Information Processing in Cells and Tissuesby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Signalling and Communication: An Introduction to Section 1; R. Paton. Some Aspects of Gap Junction Dynamics in Embryonic Systems; S. Baigent, et al. Real Time Processing of Nerve Signals for Controlling a Limb Prostheses; M. Bodgan, W. Rosentiel. Stimulus-Secretion Coupling in Pancreatic beta-Cells Explained by Chay's Store-Operated Model; T.R.... more...