This book examines several recent, major developments in the field of nutritional pathology, providing enhanced, current understanding of the role that altered or disturbed nutrition plays in the pathogenesis of disease. It is intended for students in pathology, nutrition, and biochemistry.
1. Tryptophan: Unique Action by an Essential Amino Acid 2. Effects of Nutrition on Transcriptional and Translational Controls of Protein Synthesis in Liver 3. Nutritionally Induced Pancreatic Disease 4. Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease 5. Pathologic Effects of Malnutrition on the Central Nervous System 6. Dietary Fibers: Aspects of Nutrition, Pharmacology, and Pathology 7. Pathology of Choline Deficiency 8. Role of Nutritional Status in Drug Metabolism and Toxicity 9. Pathological Changes Associated with Drug-Induced Malnutrition