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  • Lipoxygenases in Inflammationby Dieter Steinhilber

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00

    Oxidation of polyunsaturated fatty acids by lipoxygenases leads to a variety of fatty acid metabolites which play important roles in physiology but also in pathophysiology. Data accumulated during the last decade point to the fact that lipoxygenase metabolites are involved in host defence reactions, cardiovascular system and contribute to the development... more...

  • Sperm Acrosome Biogenesis and Function During Fertilizationby Mariano G. Buffone

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00

    Over the last decades, acrosomal exocytosis (also called the ?acrosome reaction?) has been recognized as playing an essential role in fertilization. Secretion of this granule is an absolute requirement for physiological fertilization. In recent years, the study of mammalian acrosomal exocytosis has yielded some major advances that challenge the long-held,... more...

  • Small-Sided and Conditioned Games in Soccer Trainingby Filipe Manuel Clemente

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book reviews the general acute effects and adaptationsof small-sided and conditioned games (SSCGs) in terms of physiologicalresponses, technical performance and methodology/periodization in the game ofsoccer. It also reviews the many studies conducted in the past decade toinvestigate the influence of SSCGs on physiological responses and technicalperformance... more...

  • Exercise in Spaceby Stefan Schneider

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This volume of the Series SpringerBriefs in Space Life Sciences summarizes the newest finding in the field of mental health and physiological exercise in Space. Currently two major challenges are impacting human health in the western societies, one being a move towards a sedentary society, the second one being longevity. Both have a considerable... more...

  • Wombs with a Viewby Lawrence D. Longo; Lawrence P. Reynolds

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 44.99

    The volume provides an archive of some of the most beautiful illustrations ever made of the gravid uterus with fetus and placenta, which will serve future generations of investigators, educators, and students of reproduction. The approximately two hundred figures from over one hundred volumes included are from the late fifteenth through the nineteenth... more...

  • Sex Differences in Physiologyby Gretchen Neigh; Megan Mitzelfelt

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 140.00

    Sex Differences in Physiology is an all-encompassing reference that details basic science research into sex differences in all physiological fields. It includes scientific discoveries concerning sex differences in cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, and musculoskeletal physiology. In addition, coverage of the development, endocrinology,... more...

  • Calcium Entry Pathways in Non-excitable Cellsby Juan A. Rosado

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 209.00

    Calcium entry pathways in non-excitable cells presents a concise synthesis of thoughtfully selected topics covering from the different calcium entry mechanisms in non-excitable cells to the cellular microdomains and organelles regulating the calcium entry process. Particular attention is given to the fascinating group of ion channels involved in different... more...

  • Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology Vol. 170by Bernd Nilius; Pieter de Tombe; Thomas Gudermann; Reinhard Jahn; Roland Lill; Ole H. Petersen

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 139.00

    Leading researchers are specially invited to provide a complete understanding of the key topics in these archetypal multidisciplinary fields. In a form immediately useful to scientists, this periodical aims to filter, highlight and review the latest developments in these rapidly advancing fields. more...

  • Hemodynamic Monitoring in the ICUby Raphael Giraud; Karim Bendjelid

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book describes thepathophysiological significance of the hemodynamic monitoring parametersavailable to the clinician and their role in providing reliable andreproducible information on the cardiocirculatory status of a patient in shock.It is explained how measurements of these parameters enable the intensivist tounderstand the patient?s condition... more...

  • Boron Nitride Nanotubes in Nanomedicineby Gianni Ciofani; Virgilio MATTOLI

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 150.00

    Boron Nitride Nanotubes in Nanomedicine compiles, for the first time in a single volume, all the information needed by researchers interested in this promising type of smart nanoparticles and their applications in biomedicine. Boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) represent an innovative and extremely intriguing class of nanomaterials. After introducing... more...