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  • The Coronary Heart Disease Pandemic in the Twentieth Century

    Emergence and Decline in Advanced Countries, 1st Edition

    By William G. Rothstein

    This book demonstrates that a pandemic of coronary heart disease occurred in North America, western and northern Europe, and Australia and New Zealand from the 1930s to about 2000. At its peak it caused more deaths than any other disease. The book examines and compares trends in coronary heart…

    Hardback – 2017-12-26
    CRC Press

  • Therapeutic Applications of Adenoviruses

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Ng, Nicola Brunetti-Pierri

    Adenoviruses are double stranded DNA viruses that have been used to study the process of DNA replication. Studies of the mode of action of adenovirally produced tumors in rodents led to the discovery of tumour supressor genes. The adenoviral vector is now the most used vector in clinical gene…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21
    CRC Press
    Gene and Cell Therapy

  • Placenta

    The Tree of Life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ornella Parolini

    Long regarded as biological waste, the placenta is gaining momentum as a viable product for clinical use. Due to their unique properties, placental cells and derivatives show great promise in curing various diseases. Utilizing contributions from world-renowned experts, Placenta: The Tree of Life…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    CRC Press
    Gene and Cell Therapy

  • Genetics of Complex Disease

    1st Edition

    By Peter Donaldson, Ann Daly, Luca Ermini, Debra Bevitt

    Genetics of Complex Disease examines how the identification of genetic variations that increase or reduce the risk of common, genetically complex, diseases can be used to improve our understanding of the pathology of many common diseases; enable better patient management and care; and help with…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25
    Garland Science

  • Genomics and Proteomics

    Principles, Technologies, and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Devarajan Thangadurai, Jeyabalan Sangeetha

    The book provides scope and knowledge on advanced techniques and its applications into the modern fields of biotechnology—genomics and proteomics. In this book, different genomics and proteomics technologies and principles are examined. The fundamental knowledge presented in this book opens up an…

    Hardback – 2015-06-15
    Apple Academic Press

  • Muscular and Skeletal Anomalies in Human Trisomy in an Evo-Devo Context

    Description of a T18 Cyclopic Fetus and Comparison Between Edwards (T18), Patau (T13) and Down (T21) Syndromes Using 3-D Imaging and Anatomical Illustrations, 1st Edition

    By Rui Diogo, Christopher M. Smith, Janine M. Ziermann, Julia Molnar, Marjorie C. Gondre-Lewis, Corinne Sandone, Edward T. Bersu, Mohammed Ashraf Aziz

    This book focuses on human anatomy and medicine and specifically on both muscular and skeletal birth defects in humans with trisomy. Moreover, this book also deals with Down syndrome, which is one of the most studied human syndromes and, due to its high incidence and the fact that individuals with…

    Hardback – 2015-02-25
    CRC Press

  • Biomarkers of Brain Injury and Neurological Disorders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin K. W. Wang, Zhiqun Zhang, Firas H. Kobeissy

    This book explores the recent advances in the techniques and platforms used in biomarker research that have revolutionized the way we study, diagnose, and treat brain injury conditions. The contributors describe different biomarker studies pertaining to brain injury and other neurological disorders…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    CRC Press

  • Biology of European Sea Bass

    1st Edition

    Edited by F. Javier Sánchez Vázquez, José A. Muñoz-Cueto

    Biology of European Seabass presents up-to-date reviews on key topics of seabass biology, written by leading scientific experts with extensive knowledge of seabass as well as their respective field of expertise. The book covers the biology and ecology of the different sea basses and the latest…

    Hardback – 2014-07-01
    CRC Press

  • Stem Cells: From Basic Research to Therapy, Volume Two

    Tissue Homeostasis and Regeneration during Adulthood, Applications, Legislation and Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Federico Calegari, Claudia Waskow

    The second volume in the Stem Cells series concentrates on the mechanisms of stem cell regeneration in the adult organism with a view towards understanding how lost tissue can be replaced during adulthood and aging. The second focus of this volume is on stem cell identification and manipulation,…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    CRC Press

  • Specific Gene Expression and Epigenetics

    The Interplay Between the Genome and Its Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kasirajan Ayyanathan

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This new volume on gene expression and epigenetics discusses environmental effects related to specific gene expression. The book also shows methods for bioinformatic analysis of the epigenome. The book is broken into two sections: the first…

    Hardback – 2014-03-18
    Apple Academic Press

  • Stem Cells and Neurodegenerative Diseases

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurent Lescaudron, Julien Rossignol, Gary L. Dunbar

    This book explores the potential of stem cells for ameliorating the quality of life of patients with neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. It discusses results of pre-clinical investigations and case studies on the effects of stem cell transplantation on cell death, as well as to promote/…

    Hardback – 2014-03-17
    CRC Press

  • Role of Oxidative Stress in Chronic Diseases

    1st Edition

    Edited by Isaias Dichi, José Wander Breganó, Andréa Name Colado Simão, Rubens Cecchini

    This book presents recent findings on the role of oxidative stress in chronic diseases. Understanding the mechanisms behind it enables readers to comprehend the rationale which underlies intervention in such conditions. The book places special emphasis on genetic polymorphism—an important issue…

    Hardback – 2014-03-14
    CRC Press

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