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Theories of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis

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  • Analysis of Genetic Association Studiesby Gang Zheng; Yaning Yang; Xiaofeng Zhu; Robert C. Elston

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 109.00

    This reference book for the analysis of genetic association studies makes an ideal companion to graduate-level students. In addition to providing derivations, the book deploys real examples and simulations to illustrate its step-by-step applications. more...

  • Oxidative Stress in Cancer Biology and Therapyby Douglas R. Spitz; Kenneth J. Dornfeld; Koyamangalath Krishnan; David Gius

    Humana Press 2011; Not Available

    This volume details how oxidative stress in cancer biology can be utilized to more effectively design interventions to enhance therapeutic responses while causing fewer treatment limiting complications. more...

  • Gender and Geneticsby Kate Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women?s experiences of such screening, little is known about men?s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the experiences of both women and men, this text offers an innovative... more...

  • NEW-OPATHIESby Errol C. Friedberg; Diego H. Castrillon; Rene L. Galindo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 118.00

    This book presents new insights into the etiology and pathogenesis of systemic diseases recently discovered to be due to specific defects in molecular assemblies, organelles, or other subcellular structures. This new information, of great importance to medical students, physicians, and basic scientists, has not been incorporated into major medical... more...

  • Protein Oxidation and Agingby Tilman Grune; Betul Catalgol; Tobias Jung; Vladimir Uversky

    Wiley 2012; US$ 164.95

    Reviews our current understanding of the role of protein oxidation in aging and age-related diseases Protein oxidation is at the core of the aging process. Setting forth a variety of new methods and approaches, this book helps researchers conveniently by exploring the aging process and developing more effective therapies to prevent or treat age-related... more...

  • Kulturen der Epigenetik: Vererbt, codiert, übertragenby Vanessa Lux; Jörg Thomas Richter

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This interdisciplinary compendium examines the new cultural and biological theories of transmission and inheritance that have been stimulated by advances in epigenetics research. The contributors come from the disciplines of biology, biochemistry, medicine, psychology, education, cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, technology... more...

  • Minicircle and Miniplasmid DNA Vectorsby Martin Schleef

    Wiley 2013; US$ 150.00

    This first title on the topic provides complete coverage, including the molecular basis, production and possible biomedical applications. Written by the most prominent academic researchers in the field as well as by researchers at one of the world's leading companies in industrial production of minicircle DNA, this practical book is aimed at everyone... more...

  • Maillard Reaction: Chemistry, Biochemistry and Implicationsby H. E. Nursten

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2005; US$ 160.00

    Research in the field of the Maillard reaction has developed rapidly in recent years as a result of not only the application of improved analytical techniques, but also of the realisation that that the Maillard reaction plays an important role in some human diseases and in the ageing process. The Maillard Reaction: Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Implications... more...

  • Evolution and Medicineby Robert Perlman

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 43.99

    Evolution and Medicine provides an accessible introduction to the new field of evolutionary medicine. Evolutionary concepts help explain why we remain vulnerable to disease, how pathogens and cancer cells evolve, and how the diseases that affected our evolutionary ancestors have shaped our biology. more...

  • The Gene, the Clinic, and the Familyby Joanna Latimer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of ?geneticization? and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latimer, whose groundbreaking ethnography on acute medicine gave us the social science classic The Conduct... more...