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  • Antimicrobial Peptidesby Joan Marsh; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.50

    Describes the structure and function of important peptides from several different organisms. An exciting development is the use of these peptides or their analogues in the treatment and prevention of infectious diseases. Considers ways in which these peptides may be used to control the insect vectors of key pathogens including the malarial parasite.... more...

  • The GTPase Superfamilyby Joan Marsh; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2008; US$ 169.20

    Using a multidisciplinary approach, it features contributions and discussions of the latest research from leading scientists working on all aspects of GTPase activity. Covers all known members of the important superfamily of enzymes--the GTPases. Considers numerous key cellular functions and how they are regulated by GTPases. Also describes various... more...

  • Cell Adhesion and Human Diseaseby Joan Marsh; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.50

    Experts in their respective fields present papers concerned with the range of human diseases caused by defective or abnormal functioning of cell adhesion molecules. Discusses new therapeutic approaches to these maladies. more...

  • Germline Developmentby Joan Marsh; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2008; US$ 157.50

    Connects classical cellular descriptive studies with more recent work on the molecular and genetic aspects regarding germline development. Prominent scientists discuss research on a range of organisms including insects, worms, birds, fish, amphibia, mammals and green algae. Specification of germ cells, their migration to the gonads and subsequent interactions... more...

  • Authentic Wineby Jamie Goode; Sam Harrop

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 24.95

    "A great primer. . . . If you're new to the natural/organic/biodynamic wine debates, Authentic Wine is the place to start."—Huffington Post "This is one of the most engaging, thoughtful and enlightening books on contemporary wine. . . . A manifesto for an industry looking to shape its future."—Wine And Spirits Naturalness is a hot topic in the... more...

  • Role of the Sarcoplasmic Reticulum in Smooth Muscleby Derek J. Chadwick; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2003; US$ 203.40

    Smooth muscle contraction is a vital component of the functioning of blood vessels, the uterus, airways and the bladder. Its malfunction can lead to serious pathological conditions, such as hypertension and pre-term labour. The calcium ion plays a central role in smooth muscle function, increasing in concentration for contraction and decreasing for... more...

  • Mucus Hypersecretion in Respiratory Diseaseby Derek J. Chadwick; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2003; US$ 203.40

    A number of chronic respiratory diseases including chronic bronchitis, asthma, cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis are characterized by mucus hypersecretion. Following damage to the airway epithelium, a repair process of dedifferentiation, regenerative proliferation and redifferentiation takes place that is invariably accompanied by mucus hypersecretion... more...

  • 'In Silico' Simulation of Biological Processesby Gregory R. Bock; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2003; US$ 203.40

    Over recent decades vast amounts of biological data have been accumulated. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to apply traditional theoretical methods to the formulation of coherent pictures of cell and organ function because it is no longer possible for a human theorist to integrate all of the available information. Instead, computer technologies... more...

  • Tissue Engineering of Cartilage and Boneby Gregory R. Bock; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2003; US$ 203.40

    Tissue engineering takes advantages of the combined use of cultured living cells and three-dimensional scaffolds to reconstruct adult tissues that are absent or malfunctioning. This book brings together scientists and clinicians working on a variety of approaches for regenerating of damaged or lost cartilage and bone to assess the progress of this... more...

  • Mechanisms and Biological Significance of Pulsatile Hormone Secretionby Derek J. Chadwick; Jamie A. Goode

    Wiley 2003; US$ 203.40

    This exciting book brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of experts to discuss the importance of pulsatile signalling in the induction of biological responses. Coverage includes the basic mechanisms involved in hormone pulsatility, the significance of pulsatility in normal and disease conditions, the relevance of circadian rhythms,... more...