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Endothelial Cells, Volume I

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ISBN 9780849349904
Published April 30, 1988 by CRC Press
208 Pages

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Book Description

This three-volume compendium is the most comprehensive work, to date, on endothelium cells and their important role in the functions of the internal framework. The endothelial cell is broken down into its different properties, taking into consideration its part in metabolic, hemostatic, and immunological processes, as well as their interac-tion with each other and different cell types. Numerous illustrations featured throughout help clarify the importance of endothelium in maintaining the internal status quo. These volumes are indispens-able to researchers, physicians, and others interested in endothe-lium, vascular biology, and circulatory research.

  • Presents a cell biological approach.
  • Provides up-to-the-minute techniques on in vivo and in vitro stud-ies.
  • Considers interactions of endothelial cells with each other.
  • Discusses the interaction with components of coagulation, fibri-nolytic, and complement systems.
  • Table of Contents

    Modulation of Capillary Permeability: Methods and Measurements in Individually Perfused Mammalian and Frog Mi-crovessels. Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Structure and Function in Endothelial Preparations. Endothelial Albumin Transport In Vitro. Kinetics of Endothelial Ectonucleotidases. Adenosine Transport and Uptake by Cardiac and Pulmonary Endothelial Cells. Production of Tissue Factor. Modulation of Endothelial Cell Proco-agulant and Fibrinolytic Activities by Inflammatory Mediators. Syn-thesis of von Willebrand Factor by Endothelial Cells. The Fibrinolytic System of Endothelial Cells. Modulation of Endothelial Cell Coagu-lant Properties. Endothelium and Hemostasis. Plasma Lipoprotein Interaction with Endothelial Cells. Index.

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