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Alexander Disease Alexander Disease
Albee Messing
This book offers a comprehensive overview of Alexander disease, a rare and devastating neurological disorder that often affects the white matter of the brain and spinal cord. Its distinctive neuropathology consists of abundant Rosenthal fibers within...
Publication Date: November, 2017

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Endothelial Luminal Membrane-Glycocalyx Endothelial Luminal Membrane-Glycocalyx
Rafael Rubio, Maureen Knabb
This book focuses on the structural, biochemical, and diverse functional properties of the endothelial luminal membrane glycocalyx (ELMG), an organelle which constitutes the endothelial cell "membrane." It is intended to provide the newcomer with a b...
Publication Date: November, 2017

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From Gene to Therapy From Gene to Therapy
Michael Dean
This Colloquium Lecture provides an overview of the progress made in molecular medicine applying genetics and genomics to the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of human diseases. Specifically, the methods for identifying genes involved in human...
Publication Date: September, 2017

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Sepsis: Staging and Potential Future Therapies Sepsis: Staging and Potential Future Therapies
Christian Lehmann, Juan Zhou, Charles C. Caldwell
Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection. Variability in pathogenesis and complex pathophysiology often delay diagnosis and create significant challenges for clinical studies in this group of ...
Publication Date: September, 2017

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Sex and the Developing Brain, Second Edition Sex and the Developing Brain, Second Edition
Margaret M. McCarthy
The brains of males and females, men and women, are different, that is a fact. What is debated is how different and how important are those differences. Sex differences in the brain are determined by genetics, hormones, and experience, which in human...
Publication Date: September, 2017

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Introduction to Quantitative Cell Biology Introduction to Quantitative Cell Biology
Wallace F. Marshall
For the past decade or more, much of cell biology research has been focused on determining the key molecules involved in different cellular processes, an analytical problem that has been amenable to biochemical and genetic approaches. Now, we face an...
Publication Date: July, 2017

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Vascular Biology of the Placenta, 2nd Edition Vascular Biology of the Placenta, 2nd Edition
Yuping Wang
The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall, thereby allowing nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via the mother's blood supply. Proper vascular development in the placenta is fundamental to ensuri...
Publication Date: June, 2017

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The Endocannabinoid System in Local and Systemic Inflammation The Endocannabinoid System in Local and Systemic Inflammation
Melanie E.M. Kelly, Christian Lehmann, Juan Zhou
This book focuses on the role of the endocannabinoid system in local and systemic inflammation, with individual chapters written by experts in the field of cannabinoid research and medicine. The topics explore the actions of the endocannabinoid syste...
Publication Date: March, 2017

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Clinical and Molecular Heterogeneity of Osteogenesis Imperfecta Clinical and Molecular Heterogeneity of Osteogenesis Imperfecta
Meena Balasubramanian
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a disease encompassing a group of disorders mainly characterized by bone fragility and is the commonest form of heritable bone fragility. In this book, the clinical presentations with particular emphasis on rare phenot...
Publication Date: January, 2017

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Polycystic Kidney Disease Polycystic Kidney Disease
Cristian Riella, Peter G. Czarnecki, Theodore I. Steinman
This book reviews important aspects of polycystic kidney diseases, the latest scientific understanding of the diseases and syndromes, along with the therapies being developed. Cystic kidney diseases comprise a spectrum of genetic syndromes defined by...
Publication Date: January, 2017

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The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease
William G. Mayhan, Denise M. Arrick
The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a complex and dynamic structure that protects the brain from cells within the vasculature, from the immune system and from pathogens. This barrier is present in arterioles, capillaries and venules and is formed at the...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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The Biliary System, 2nd Edition The Biliary System, 2nd Edition
David Q.-H. Wang, Brent A. Neuschwander-Tetri, Piero Portincasa
The biliary system is a complex network of microscopic and macroscopic structures involved in the formation of bile, an aqueous fluid in which a considerable amount of otherwise immiscible cholesterol is transported by other lipids such as bile acids...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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Cardiovascular Responses to Exercise, Second Edition Cardiovascular Responses to Exercise, Second Edition
Lusha Xiang, Robert L. Hester
Exercise is the act of increasing metabolic rate for the purpose of enhancing physical fitness. Exercise can be one of the most stressful physiological responses that the body undertakes. With exercise, there are increases in metabolic rate, heart ra...
Publication Date: December, 2016

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Regulation of Gastrointestinal Mucosal Growth, Second Edition Regulation of Gastrointestinal Mucosal Growth, Second Edition
Rao N. Jaladanki, Jian-Ying Wang
The mammalian gastrointestinal mucosa is a rapidly self-renewing tissue in the body, and its homeostasis is preserved through the strict regulation of epithelial cell proliferation, growth arrest, and apoptosis. The control of the growth of gastroint...
Publication Date: November, 2016

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Molecular Mechanisms of Body Water Homeostasis Molecular Mechanisms of Body Water Homeostasis
Carolyn M. Ecelbarger, Dharmendra Kumar Chaudhary, Hwal Lee, Swasti Tiwari
This book discusses our intimate relationship with and dependence on water, how the body regulates its water levels, and various pathophysiological states associated with impairments in body water homeostasis. The human body consists of 70-80% water....
Publication Date: November, 2016

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NG2-Glia (Polydendrocytes) NG2-Glia (Polydendrocytes)
Arthur M. Butt
Classically, the central nervous system (CNS) was considered to contain neurons and three main types of glial cells - astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, and microglia. Now, it has been clearly established that NG2-glia are a fourth glial cell type that ar...
Publication Date: October, 2016

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Vascular Smooth Muscle Function in Hypertension Vascular Smooth Muscle Function in Hypertension
Theodora Szasz, Rita C.A. Tostes
Hypertension is defined by an increase in systemic blood pressure above limits considered normal, currently set at 140 mmHg for systolic and 90 mmHg for diastolic pressure. Assuming central venous pressure to be near zero, mean arterial pressure is d...
Publication Date: October, 2016

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X & Y Chromosomal Variations X & Y Chromosomal Variations
Carole A. Samango-Sprouse, Andrea L. Gropman
This is the first book on X and Y chromosomal disorders to address these common but rarely diagnosed conditions. This book seeks to present the latest in research and clinical care addressing neuroimaging, the interaction between hormones, brain deve...

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Regulation of Tissue Oxygenation, Second Edition Regulation of Tissue Oxygenation, Second Edition
Roland Pittman
This book describes various aspects of the regulation of tissue oxygenation, including the roles of the circulatory system, respiratory system, and blood, the carrier of oxygen within these components of the cardiorespiratory system. The respiratory ...
Publication Date: August, 2016

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Molecular Genetics of Thalassemia Syndromes Molecular Genetics of Thalassemia Syndromes
Reena Das, Prashant Sharma
This book reviews the molecular genetics of the thalassemia syndromes, inherited hemoglobin disorders that comprise the commonest monogenic disorders globally. Thalassemias are found in high frequencies in tropical regions corresponding to the malari...
Publication Date: August, 2016

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