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Physiology

  • Molecular and Cellular Mechanobiologyby Shu Chien; Adam J. Engler; Peter Yingxiao Wang

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 189.00

    This book will cover the cutting-edge developments in molecular and cellular mechanobiology to date. Readers will have a clear understanding of mechanobiology at the molecular and cellular levels, encompassing the mechanosensors, transducers, and transcription. An integrative approach across different scales from molecular sensing to mechanotransduction... more...

  • The Objective Monitoring of Physical Activity: Contributions of Accelerometry to Epidemiology, Exercise Science and Rehabilitationby Roy J. Shephard; Catrine Tudor-Locke

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 209.00

    This book examines the new knowledge that has been gained from the objective monitoring of habitual physical activity by means of pedometers and accelerometers. It reviews current advances in the technology of activity monitoring and details advantages of objective monitors relative to physical activity questionnaires. It points to continuing gaps... more...

  • Schering Symposium on Endocrinology, Berlin, May 26 to 27, 1967by G. Raspé

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Advances in the Biosciences 1: Schering Symposium on Endocrinology, Berlin, May 26 to 27, 1967 is a collection of papers presented at the Schering Symposium on Endocrinology held in Berlin, Germany, on May 26-27, 1967. Contributors explore a wide range of topics relating to endocrinology, including the radioimmunoassay of gonadotropins; steroid transformations... more...

  • The Vitaminsby W. H. Sebrell; Robert S. Harris

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    The Vitamins: Chemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Volume III considers the chemical, physiological, and pathological aspects of several vitamins. This book contains seven chapters. Each chapter discusses the vitamin's nomenclature, industrial preparation, biogenesis, occurrence in foods, effects of its deficiency, and metabolism. Other general topics... more...

  • Trace Elements in Healthby J. Rose

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Trace Elements in Health: A Review of Current Issues presents how some metals affect health, growth, and well-being of man and animals in a variety of ways, when the amounts involved are excessive or deficient. This book discusses the various aspects of trace elements in three points of view. First, the toxicological and beneficial properties are... more...

  • Early Nutrition and Lifestyle Factorsby Asim K. Duttaroy; Sanjay Basak

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00

    This book highlights the impact of nutrients on early placentation processes and their relevance for fetal growth and pregnancy outcome.? The role of maternal nutrition on fetal growth and development has been evidenced in many epidemiological studies that included infamous Dutch famine, Helsinki Birth cohort and others. Fetal programming... more...

  • The Cerebral Circulationby Marilyn J. Cipolla

    Biota Publishing 2016; US$ 28.00

    This e-book will review special features of the cerebral circulation and how they contribute to the physiology of the brain. It describes structural and functional properties of the cerebral circulation that are unique to the brain, an organ with high metabolic demands and the need for tight water and ion homeostasis. Autoregulation is pronounced in... more...

  • Inflammation and Metastasisby Yoshiro Maru

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 209.00

    This book provides the latestinformation on cancer metastasis from the standpoint of inflammation,especially innate immune reactions caused by endogenous mediators but notexogenous pathogens, with ideas on how to understand the complicated mechanismsof metastasis as well as to interpret therapeutic targets. The book includesthe topic of the emerging... more...

  • Diabetes Mellitus in 21st Centuryby Saikat Sen; Raja Chakraborty; Biplab De

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 189.00

    In the context of the continual increase in the global incidence of diabetes, this book focuses on particular aspects of the disease such as the socio-economic burden and the effects on individuals and their families. It addresses a wide range of topics regarding its physiological relevance, metabolic angles, biochemistry, and discusses current and... more...

  • Structureby Geoffrey Bourne

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    The Structure and Function of Muscle, Second Edition: Volume II: Structure, Part 2 deals with various aspects of muscle structure, including physiology and microanatomy. The structure of the motor end plate is discussed, together with muscle regeneration and postmortem changes in muscle. Membranous systems in muscle fibers as well as the ultrastructural... more...