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  • Organelle Contact Sitesby Mitsuo Tagaya; Thomas Simmen

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 152.84

    This book provides the first comprehensive coverage of the quickly evolving research field of membrane contact sites (MCS). A total of 16 chapters explain their organization and role and unveil the significance of MCS for various diseases. MCS, the intracellular structures where organellar membranes come in close contact with one another, mediate... more...

  • Physical Activity and the Abdominal Visceraby Roy J. Shephard

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Physical Activity and the Abdominal Viscera is the first book to examine the response of the visceral organs to acute and chronic physical activity, in cases of both health and disease. Bringing together a previously disparate body of research, Professor Roy Shephard sets out the physiology, function during exercise, pathology of disease, and role... more...

  • Tinnitus and Stressby Agnieszka Szczepek; Birgit Mazurek

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.05

    This book provides up-to-date scientific information on the pathways by which psychosocial stress can affect the auditory system and describes current approaches to the management of patients with stress-related tinnitus. The latest evidence is presented on aspects such as the role of stress hormones in auditory function, the effects of allostatic... more...

  • Nutritional Anemia in Preschool Childrenby Anil Gupta

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 152.84

    The book highlights intricate predisposing factors for pathogenesis of nutritional anemia. It delivers valuable information related to this public health hazard influencing the nutritional health of preschool children. The book is valuable for readers in diverse fields to gain insight of the concept of nutritional anemia in preschool children. Additionally,... more...

  • Autonomic Nervous Systemby Daniel Pedro Cardinali

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 129.32

    A traditional view of the Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) considers only its peripheral part: the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems. However, this view misses to consider the most important ANS function: the maintenance of homeostasis. This term is used today to define not only the strategies that allow the body proper response to changes in... more...

  • The Kidneyby Charles Rouiller; Alex F. Muller

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 93.95

    The Kidney: Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Volume II provides a comprehensive information of the kidney under normal and pathological conditions, as revealed by physiological, biochemical, and morphological studies. This book focuses on the developments in the investigation of renal structure and function, particularly on the molecular and subcellular... more...

  • Basics of Human Andrologyby Anand Kumar; Mona Sharma

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 102.28

    This book addresses various aspects of male reproduction ranging from mind to testis. The basis of maleness lies in the Y chromosome. Reproductive functions depend upon the development of male organs from embryo to manhood. Testis, the male gonad, produces hormones and sperms; the latter is ejaculated in semen secreted by accessory sex glands. The... more...

  • Acute Heart Failureby Wolfgang Krüger

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 129.32

    Acute heart failure is a potentially life threatening situation where correct, rapid therapy can save lives. Information from the latest research and studies has been used to update this text to bring the latest understanding of the pathophysiology together with a practical guide to diagnosis and management using an evidenced based approach.... more...

  • Proteases in Human Diseasesby Sajal Chakraborti; Tapati Chakraborti; Naranjan S. Dhalla

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 233.98

    This book bridges the gap between fundamental research and biomedical and pharmacological applications on proteases. It represents a comprehensive overview of the multifaceted field of proteases in cellular environment and highlights the recently elucidated functions of complex proteolytic systems in different diseases. Several established investigators... more...

  • Calcium and Cell Functionby Wai Yiu Cheung

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 72.95

    Calcium and Cell Function, Volume I: Calmodulin covers calmodulin-regulated functions. The book discusses the preparation, properties, structure, function, evolution, and structure-function relationships of calmodulin; and calmodulin-dependent adenylate cyclase. The text also describes the transport of calmodulin and plasma membrane calcium; the role... more...