Molecular Bases of Anesthesia
Cell Death The Role of PARP
Handbook of Alcoholism
Manual of Immunological Methods
Anabolic Treatments for Osteoporosis
Muscarinic Receptor Subtypes in Smooth Muscle
Airway Wall Remodelling in Asthma
Chemoattractant Ligands and Their Receptors
By Eric Moody, Phil Skolnick
December 28, 2000
Molecular Bases of Anesthesia provides a clear overview of the state of knowledge about anesthetic mechanisms at the molecular level of occurrence and focusing on the latest state-of-the-art techniques that relate to how anesthetic drugs cause unconsciousness. With contributions by leading experts,...
By Csaba Szabo
June 22, 2000
Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP), also termed poly (ADP-ribose) synthetase (PARS) is a nuclear enzyme with a wide range of functions, including regulation of DNA repair, cell differentiation, and gene expression. More than a decade after the identification of PARP-like enzymatic activities in ...
By Gerald Zernig, Alois Saria, Martin Kurz, Stephanie O'Malley
March 24, 2000
While the war on drugs continues to attract world attention, it is often overlooked that alcoholism remains a major worldwide health concern. No matter what your expertise, the CRC Handbook of Alcoholism can help you acquire the necessary skills to treat problem drinkers and alcohol-dependent ...
By Canadian Networking
July 02, 1998
The Manual of Immunological Methods represents the collaboration of the Canadian Network of Toxicology Centers, a non-profit network of university-based scientists dedicated to research, training, risk assessment, and communication. This manual provides detailed immunological methods that can be ...
By James F. Whitfield, Paul Morley
October 20, 1997
Osteoporosis, a growing epidemic among women in North America, Europe, and Japan, is a painful, costly disease that has presented a treatment challenge to healthcare professionals. Until recently, therapies have focused on agents that slow bone resorption, and have had only limited success at ...
By Richard M. Eglen
January 21, 1997
This book explores several subtypes of muscarinic receptors that modulate smooth muscle activity. Main topics include a classification of muscarinic receptors, biochemical responses that occur in smooth muscle, the role of muscarinic receptors in the function of gastrointestinal and genitourinary ...
By A. G. Stewart
September 24, 1996
Asthma is a disease of high prevalence that has shown a trend toward increasing incidence, morbidity, and mortality over the last three decades despite apparently effective drug treatments and increasing awareness of the need for better disease management. Often the inflammatory component of asthma...
By Richard Horuk
August 14, 1996
Chemoattractant Ligands and Their Receptors succinctly summarizes cutting-edge research in the important area of chemoattraction in immunology. It explains how chemoattractant molecules mobilize immune cells to ward off attack by invading pathogens, both at a molecular and at a cellular level. ...
By Timothy S. Gaginella
November 03, 1995
Written by active researchers in the field, this unique book provides a detailed review of esophageal, gastroduodenal ileal, and colonic models of mucosal inflammation and ulceration. Animal Models of Mucosal Inflammation not only presents up-to-date techniques and models but also provides the ...
By Timothy S. Gaginella, James J. Galligan
July 25, 1995
Serotonin and Gastrointestinal Function provides a comprehensive review of current research into the mechanisms by which serotonin acts on gastrointestinal tissues. This book covers neurochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical issues relevant to serotonin in the gastrointestinal tract. ...
By Matthew Suffness
May 25, 1995
This volume brings together all aspects of TAXOL® research, development, and clinical use. It provides comprehensive knowledge of the compound and a perspective of the complex interrelationships needed for its development and production. Each chapter is written by an authority in the field. ...
By Robert R. Ruffolo, Jr.
May 19, 1995
Since the discovery of endothelin, major advances have been made in understanding the molecular structure and function of the endothelin receptors. At least two subtypes of receptors, designated ETA and ETB, have been identified through biochemical and pharmacological techniques. These subtypes are...