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  • Proteins, cells and materialsby S.L Cooper; H. Sheardown

    BRILL 2003; US$ 232.00

    This work contains a collection of articles, which constitute together the complete Festschrift in honour of the 65th birthday of Dr. John L. Brash. Topics include blood-surface interactions, hemodynamics, and transport and surface phenomena. more...

  • Hunting the Double Helixby Anna Meyer

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 24.50

    Stories about the way DNA is increasingly being used to reveal important, fascinating, and sometimes quirky facts about unsolved murders, deadly diseases, mysterious disappearances, animals that have long been extinct, and even human origins. more...

  • MTHFR Polymorphisms and Diseaseby Per Magne Ueland; Rima Rozen

    Landes Bioscience 2005; US$ 149.00

    Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) is a critical enzyme in both folate and homocysteine metabolism. It first achieved medical recognition in 1972 with the report of severe deficiency of MTHFR in a patient with homocystinuria, an inborn error of metabolism characterized by marked elevation of homocyst(e)ine in plasma and urine. Although the... more...

  • The JNK Signaling Pathwayby Anning Lin

    Landes Bioscience 2006; US$ 129.00

    Signal transduction is one of the most exciting research areas in modern biology as it deals with how information flows from the extracellular environment into a living cell to change its metabolism, genotype and phenotype. With the completion of the genomes of human and several other species, it becomes even more important to elucidate the molecular... more...

  • Integrins and Developmentby Erik H.J. Danen

    Landes Bioscience 2006; US$ 149.00

    Cell adhesion is essential for the organization of multicellular organisms. Indeed, various types of cell adhesion receptors, including cadherins and integrins are present in animals ranging from nematodes and insects to vertebrates. In this book, we focus on the integrin family, which is shared among all metazoans but has expanded considerably with... more...

  • Principles and Methods for the Assessment of Risk from Essential Trace Elementsby International Programme on Chemical Safety

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 23.40

    The risk assessment approach described in this monograph applies only to essential trace elements (ETEs) involved in human health and not to non-essential elements. The purpose of this monograph is to provide the scientific principles that support the concept of an ''acceptable range of oral intake'' (AROI), which uses a ''homeostatic model'' for determining... more...

  • Protein Turnoverby J.C. Waterlow

    CABI 2006; US$ 170.00

    Written by the leading authority in the area, this book provides a comprehensive review of the growing body of research on protein turnover in man and animals that has accumulated over the past 20 years. It focuses on protein metabolism at the physiological level, and particularly with studies on human beings. more...

  • The Glycaemic Indexby T.M.S. Wolever

    CABI 2006; US$ 110.00

    The glycaemic index (GI) is a measure of the ability of a food to raise blood sugar. Written by one of the co-inventors of the term, this is a clear and balanced review of current knowledge on this controversial concept. The book explores all the key issues of the definition of the GI, how to measure the GI of a food, how to apply GI information to... more...

  • Olive Oil and Healthby J.L. Quiles; C. Ramirez-Tortosa; P. Yaqoob

    CABI 2006; US$ 140.00

    Written by leading experts, this book reviews the current research evidence for the health benefits of a diet rich in olive oil. It focuses on the role of olive oil in reducing the incidence of certain types of cancer, cardiovascular diseases, inflammatory bowel disease and diabetes, and the effect of olive oil on the immune system. more...

  • Nitrate and Manby J. L'hirondel; J.-L. L'hirondel

    CABI 2001; US$ 130.00

    Nitrate is ubiquitous. It is present in water, soil, plants food, and is also a normal human metabolite. The main external sources of nitrate are vegetables and drinking water. This book examines the relationship between nitrates and human health. more...