1st Edition

Endothelial Cells in Health and Disease

Edited By

William C. Aird

ISBN 9780824754242
Published February 28, 2005 by CRC Press
512 Pages 85 B/W Illustrations

USD $210.00

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Book Description

This reference serves as the first source to gather current data from endothelial cell biologists in various disciplines to summarize recent progress in the field-providing a complete understanding of the endothelium in health and disease and demonstrating its potential as a therapeutic target.

Table of Contents

The Endothelium as an Organ. Description and Cataloguing of Endothelial Cell Phenotypes. Mechanisms of Endothelial Cell Heterogeneity. Special Topics. Endothelial Cell Heterogeneity in Diseases.

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"…an excellent guide to current research in vascular biology and medicine….a valuable educational resource."
-Doody's Reviews

"…By weaving together a series of chapters from multiple disciplines, the Editor has succeeded in "bringing the endothelium to life"….This book marks the beginning of an exciting new era in "endotheliology."
-Robert D. Rosenberg, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts Institute of Technology