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Cell and Tissue Destruction

Mechanisms, Protection, Disorders

1st Edition - August 13, 2019

Author: Jurgen Arnhold

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 6 3 8 8 - 7
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 6 7 3 5 - 9

Cell and Tissue Destruction: Mechanisms, Protection, and Disorders provides an overview of the main mechanisms responsible for degradation in human beings and summarizes important… Read more

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Cell and Tissue Destruction: Mechanisms, Protection, and Disorders provides an overview of the main mechanisms responsible for degradation in human beings and summarizes important strategies to counter these mechanisms. This book details the properties and limits of protective mechanisms, along with disturbances to systematic physiological functions. It provides examples of disease states resulting from the limits of protective systems. Three sections consider the physical and chemical reasons for destruction in living systems, protection against cytotoxic components, and the development of pathologic states.

This book provides neuroscientists, cancer researchers and physicians with robust, overall coverage of the interrelated processes involved in cell and tissue destruction in living structures, and concomitant protective mechanisms and their limitations.