Download Cellular and Molecular Biology of Myelination by Monique Dubois-Dalcq, Regina Armstrong, Bryn Watkins, PDF

By Monique Dubois-Dalcq, Regina Armstrong, Bryn Watkins, Randall McKinnon (auth.), Gunnar Jeserich, Hans H. Althaus, Thomas V. Waehneldt (eds.)

Specialists within the box of mobile and molecular biology of myelination current their newest effects. a variety of thoughts have been used resembling tissue tradition, transplantation, transfection, immunocytochemistry and methods to check the phylogenetic facets of myelination in addition to molec- ular biology. bearing on glial cells: hormones and moment messengers play a huge function within the legislation of the phenotype and the expression of myelin parts on the transcriptional point; those findings also are a part of specific relevance for remyelination. pertaining to myelin: compositional stories published progressively more minor parts to be of an important value for mobile adhesion strategies; from a phylogenetic perspective vertebrate myelin has existed for four hundred million years with vital changes in its compositon. This e-book bargains an excellent choice of the newest effects offered by means of the world over reknowned scientists.

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Download Protein Oxidation and Aging (Wiley Series in Protein and by Vladimir Uversky, Tilman Grune, Betul Catalgol, Tobias Jung PDF

By Vladimir Uversky, Tilman Grune, Betul Catalgol, Tobias Jung

Reviews our present realizing of the position of protein oxidation in getting older and age-related diseases

Protein oxidation is on the middle of the getting older method. surroundings forth various new tools and methods, this ebook is helping researchers comfortably through exploring the getting older technique and constructing more beneficial treatments to avoid or deal with age-related illnesses. there were many reports devoted to the connection among protein oxidation and age-related pathology; now it really is attainable for researchers and readers to profit new thoughts as using protein oxidation items as biomarkers for aging.
Protein Oxidation and Aging starts with an outline of the great number of protein oxidation items. additionally, it covers:• significant features of the protein oxidation process
• mobile mechanisms for handling oxidized proteins
• position of protein oxidation in aging
• effect of genetic and environmental elements on protein oxidation
• Measuring protein oxidation within the getting older process
• Protein oxidation in age-related diseases

References on the finish of every bankruptcy function a gateway to the becoming physique of unique study experiences and studies within the box.

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Download Progress in Molecular and Subcellular Biology by L. Phi-Van, W. H. Strätling (auth.), Prof. Dr. Philippe PDF

By L. Phi-Van, W. H. Strätling (auth.), Prof. Dr. Philippe Jeanteur, Dr. Yoshiyuki Kuchino, Prof. Dr. Werner E. G. Müller, Prof. Dr. Philip L. Paine (eds.)

Biological features are nearly solely attributed to macromolecules, i.e. nucleic acids, proteins and polysaccharides. to achieve their whole practical actions those biomolecules need to go along with the nuclear matrix, the cytoskeleton and the cell/plasma membranes. it's the objective of this sequence to debate real features within the box of structure-associated genetic and epigenetic useful strategies. This sequence of survey experiences fills the distance in structure-associated details circulate, and is an important reference paintings for scientists in molecular and mobilephone biology.

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Download Don't Swallow Your Gum!: Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright by Aaron Carroll, Rachel Vreeman PDF

By Aaron Carroll, Rachel Vreeman

Humans have extra entry to clinical info than ever prior to, and but we nonetheless think "facts" approximately bodies and health and wellbeing which are simply simple improper. DON'T SWALLOW YOUR GUM! takes on those myths and misconceptions, and exposes the reality in the back of a few of these bizarre and worrisome issues we expect approximately bodies. Entries dispel the next myths and more:

- you want to drink eight glasses of water a day
- Chewing gum remains on your belly for seven years
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With the precise mix of authoritative examine and a breezy, obtainable tone, DON'T SWALLOW YOUR GUM is stuffed with enlightening, useful, and quirky evidence that would debunk probably the most perennial misconceptions we think approximately our well-being and health.

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Download Oxidants and Antioxidants in Cutaneous Biology (Current by Jens Thiele, Peter Elsner PDF

By Jens Thiele, Peter Elsner

Are unfastened radicals and reactive oxygen species suitable to dermatopathology? Do antioxidants guard opposed to free-radical-mediated cutaneous ailments and getting older? to those and extra present questions within the swiftly progressing box of easy and utilized pores and skin learn, this updated quantity offers a systematic foundation. It offers cutting-edge experiences at the development in detection of unfastened radicals and antioxidants and their responses to environmental oxidative stressors. additionally, numerous specialist contributions specialise in the interesting advancements in oxidative DNA harm and UVB- and UVA-induced sign transduction in pores and skin. eventually, details is given on new antioxidant safeguard concepts opposed to epidermis carcinogenesis and epidermis getting older that may be primary for the pharmaceutical or skin-care items of the following day.

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