The Leucocyte Antigen Factsbook

Author: A. Neil Barclay
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080535432
Release Date: 1997-06-22
Genre: Medical

A volume in the popular FactsBook Series, the First Edition of The Leucocyte Antigen FactsBook was hugely successful. The new Second Edition has been completely revised, updated, and expanded by 65% to include new findings and up-to-date key references. The introductory chapters have also been updated, especially in terms of nomenclature, the role of the World Wide Web, and new structural data. The Leucocyte Antigen FactsBook, Second Edition contains more than 200 entries, with approximately 70 new entries, on all the molecules specifically expressed in the surface of cells of the haematopoietic system, including all characterized CD antigens, antigen receptors, MHC antigens, adhesion molecules, and cytokine receptors. This FactsBook will be of enormous value to immunologists, cell biologists, biochemists, and endocrinologists. Key Features * Completely up-to-date * Revised and expanded to include over 70 new entries * More than 200 entries in total, plus additional introductory material * New structural data * New nomenclature for CD and related molecules covered

The Blood Group Antigen Factsbook

Author: Marion E. Reid
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780124158498
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook has been an essential resource in the hematology, transfusion and immunogenetics fields since its first publication in the late 1990's.The third edition of The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook has been completely revised, updated and expanded to cover all 32 blood group systems. It blends scientific background and clinical applications and provides busy researchers and clinicians with at-a-glance information on over 330 blood group antigens, including history and information on terminology, expression, chromosomal assignment, carrier molecular description, functions, molecular bases of antigens and phenotypes, effect of enzymes/chemicals, clinical significance, disease associations and key references. Over 330 entries on blood group antigens in individual factsheets Logical and concise catalogue structure for each antigen Written by 3 international experts from the field of Immunohematology and transfusion medicine

The Adhesion Molecule FactsBook

Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080525970
Release Date: 2000-08-24
Genre: Science

This updated and expanded Second Edition of The Adhesion Molecule FactsBook has nearly double the number of entries of the First Edition, and provides a compendium of the major cell surface adhesion molecules. The introductory chapters detail the organization of the data in the entries section, provide a background to the main adhesion molecule families, and inform the reader how to access information on adhesion molecules on the Internet. The entries have been designed to allow the reader to quickly establish the main structure and functional features of each molecule and where to find information. alternative nomenclature tissue distribution and regulation of expression ligands gene organization and chromosomal location protein structure and molecular weights amino acid sequence of the most commonly studied organisms PIR, SWISSPROT, and EMBL/GenBank accession numbers biological function key references

The Transporter Factsbook

Author: Jeffrey Griffith
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080542654
Release Date: 1997-12-22
Genre: Science

How do you keep track of basic information on the proteins you work with? Where do you find details of their physicochemical properties, amino acid sequences, and structure? Are you tired of scanning review articles, primary papers, and databases to locate that elusive fact? The Academic Press FactsBook Series has established itself as the best source of easily-accessible and accurate facts about protein groups. Described as "a growing series of excellent manuals" by Molecular Medicine Today and "essential works of reference" by Trends in Biochemical Sciences, the FactsBooks have become the most popular comprehensive data resources available. Using an easy-to-follow format, the FactsBooks will keep you up-to-date with the latest advances in structure, amino acid sequences, physicochemical properties, and biological activity. Meticulously researched and compiled by experts in the field, keeping abreast of developments has never been so easy! The Transporter FactsBook contains entries covering almost 800 transporters. Organized into 55 families of structurally related transporters, this volume includes ATPases, ABC transporters, H+-dependent antiporters and symporters, Na+-dependent antiporters and symporters, and other transporters such as mitochondrial transporters. Nomenclature, biological sources and substrates Phylogenetic relationships Predicted structures Physical and genetic characteristics Multiple amino acid sequence alignments Database accession numbers Key references

The T Cell Receptor FactsBook

Author: Marie-Paule Lefranc
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080542646
Release Date: 2001-07-13
Genre: Medical

The T Cell Receptor FactsBook contains entries on all the 176 functional variable, diversity, joining, and constant regions of the human T cell receptor, including alpha, beta, gamma, and delta loci. Introductory chapters summarize information of T cell receptor chain synthesis, chromosomal location, and an overview of the human T cell receptor loci.

Grundlagen der Molekularen Medizin

Author: Detlev Ganten
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783540694144
Release Date: 2008-04-05
Genre: Science

Das Wissen über die molekularen Grundlagen der Medizin und seine Anwendung in der klinischen Medizin nimmt mit ungebrochener Dynamik zu. Die 3. Auflage des Buches reflektiert diese Entwicklung: In 22 Kapiteln werden allgemeine Grundlagen, experimentelle Modelle, Diagnostik und Therapie auf dem neuesten Kenntnisstand von ausgewiesenen Experten dargestellt. Neu hinzugekommen sind Kapitel über die Themen, deren zentrale Bedeutung für die Zukunft der Molekularen Medizin absehbar ist: Pharmakogenetik, Pharmakogenomik, Gentherapie, Bioinformatik und biotechnologische Anwendungen. Die ideale Wissensgrundlage für Interessierte aus allen Fachgebieten, die an den Fortschritten der Molekularen Medizin teilhaben wollen!

New Diagnostic Methods in Oncology and Hematology

Author: Dieter Huhn
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540635785
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Medical

Describing the latest methods of oncological and hematological diagnostics based on immunological, molecular, genetic, and histological models; this volume describes in detail, the comparative costs and effectiveness of these methods. At the end of the each chapter, detailed descriptions of the "how-to" aspects of the techniques are given.

Leukocyte and Stromal Cell Molecules

Author: Heddy Zola
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471701323
Release Date: 2007-02-02
Genre: Medical

Offers comprehensive coverage of all known CD molecules based on the results of the latest Human Leukocyte Differentiation Antigen (HLDA) Workshops. It begins with an historical introduction, followed by a concise summary of the structure, function, and applications in research, diagnosis and therapy. Next, overviews for each section discuss latest developments, methodologies, and conclusions. The core chapters then offer one-page CD summaries in a standardized format. The summaries present salient features for each molecule, including its structure (accompanied by a diagram), cell and tissue distribution, function, clinical applications, available reagents, and sources for additional information.

Henry s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods E Book

Author: Richard A. McPherson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455726844
Release Date: 2011-09-06
Genre: Medical

Recognized as the definitive book in laboratory medicine since 1908, Henry’s Clinical Diagnosis and Management by Laboratory Methods, edited by Richard A. McPherson, MD and Matthew R. Pincus, MD, PhD, is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary pathology reference that gives you state-of-the-art guidance on lab test selection and interpretation of results. Revisions throughout keep you current on the latest topics in the field, such as biochemical markers of bone metabolism, clinical enzymology, pharmacogenomics, and more! A user-friendly full-color layout puts all the latest, most essential knowledge at your fingertips. Update your understanding of the scientific foundation and clinical application of today's complete range of laboratory tests. Get optimal test results with guidance on error detection, correction, and prevention as well as cost-effective test selection. Reference the information you need quickly and easily thanks to a full-color layout, many new color illustrations and visual aids, and an organization by organ system. Master all the latest approaches in clinical laboratory medicine with new and updated coverage of: the chemical basis for analyte assays and common interferences; lipids and dyslipoproteinemia; markers in the blood for cardiac injury evaluation and related stroke disorders; coagulation testing for antiplatelet drugs such as aspirin and clopidogrel; biochemical markers of bone metabolism; clinical enzymology; hematology and transfusion medicine; medical microbiology; body fluid analysis; and many other rapidly evolving frontiers in the field. Effectively monitor the pace of drug clearing in patients undergoing pharmacogenomic treatments with a new chapter on this groundbreaking new area. Apply the latest best practices in clinical laboratory management with special chapters on organization, work flow, quality control, interpretation of results, informatics, financial management, and establishing a molecular diagnostics laboratory. Confidently prepare for the upcoming recertification exams for clinical pathologists set to begin in 2016.

Mit Diabetes leben f r Dummies

Author: Alan L. Rubin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527668373
Release Date: 2013-04-22
Genre: Health & Fitness

Was bei Diabetes hilft und was nicht Sie haben Diabetes und möchten trotzdem das Leben genießen? Der Diabetologe Alan L. Rubin hilf Ihnen, die Krankheit besser zu verstehen. Er erläutert die Formen der Diabetes und erklärt Ihnen, welche Tests und Untersuchungen Sie durchführen sollten, welche Medikamente auf dem Markt sind und wie Sie sich richtig ernähren. Vor allem zeigt er Ihnen, was Sie dazu tun können, damit es Ihnen gut geht. Zahlreiche Rezepte von schmackhaften, einfach zuzubereitenden Gerichten sowie ein Trainingsund Diätplan runden diesen hilfreichen Leitfaden ab. Sie erfahren: •Wie Sie Prädiabetes erkennen •Was der Unterschied zwischen Typ-1-Diabetes und Typ-2-Diabetes ist •Wie Diabetes Ihren Köper beeinflusst •Welche Sportarten hilfreich sein können •Was zu tun ist, wenn Ihr Kind Diabetes hat •Wie Sie aktiv Spätfolgen vermeiden können

Der Experimentator Molekularbiologie Genomics

Author: Cornel Mülhardt
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
ISBN: 3827420369
Release Date: 2008-10-28
Genre: Science

Dieses überaus erfolgreiche Laborhandbuch präsentiert das Grundlagenwissen sowie Tipps und Tricks für den Umgang mit Nucleinsäuren. Es richtet sich an alle Experimentatoren, die molekularbiologische Versuche durchführen wollen und gern nachvollziehen möchten, was sich in ihrem Reaktionsgefäß abspielt. Das ganze Spektrum der üblichen molekularbiologischen Methoden wird vorgestellt, kommentiert und Alternativen aufgezeigt. Am Ende findet sich auch noch ein Kapitel zur Karriereplanung.