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Nutrition and Physiology of Fish and Shellfish

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2025
  • Vikas Kumar
  • English
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Nutrition and Physiology of Fish and Shellfish: Feed Regulation, Metabolism and Digestion is a solid reference on the most recent advances and fundamental subjects in nutrient metabolism, intestinal transport and physiology of taste in fish. The book covers the known nutrient requirements and deficiency effects for different fish, along with information on the digestion and metabolism of nutrients and energy. It discusses nutrient sources and preparation of practical and research feeds and provides directions for conducting fish nutrition and feeding experiments. Other sections address current topics of interest to researchers and nutritionists in aquaculture research and the feed and allied industry. Nutrition and Physiology of Fish and Shellfish: Feed Regulation, Metabolism and Digestion is written by an international group of experts and contains fresh approaches of both classical and modern concepts of animal nutrition. All chapters clearly provide the essential literature related to the principles of fish nutrition and physiology that will be useful for academic researchers, those working professionally in aquaculture industries, and for graduate level students and researchers.

Protein Misfolding in Neurodegenerative Diseases

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2025
  • Neha Gogia + 2 more
  • English
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Protein Misfolding in Neurodegenerative Diseases is a comprehensive review of proteome homeostasis in neurons, and in the brain. Beginning with an introduction on factors involved in the formation and aggregation of misfolded proteins, chapters then discuss the precise cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in these processes and their role in neurodegeneration and disease. Additional topics of focus include protein clearance mechanisms like protein quality control, disease-modifiers, molecular druggable targets, novel therapeutics, and emerging techniques that block or delay disease onset or progression. This volume is relevant for researchers working with neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and more.

Cryo-electron Tomography

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2025
  • Dorit Hanein + 1 more
  • English
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Cryo-electron Tomography: A Journey from Sample Preparation to Data Mining offers a comprehensive guide to the latest state-of-the-art methods and techniques available to researchers. The book begins with a section on sample preparation, considering a range of different sample types including virus-like particles, viruses, bacteria, organoids and tissues, with some chapters dedicated to specific tools like in situ cellular tomography and correlative techniques. The book then moves on to a section on data mining and specific steps and methods, delivering a complete overview of this advancing technique and providing researchers with the knowledge and tools required for their own investigations.

Insights into Migraine Treatments

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2025
  • Massimo Filippi + 1 more
  • English
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Insights into Migraine Treatments: Towards Personalized Medicine provides knowledge to facilitate the choice of optimal treatment for each patient in the context of migraine care. It presents the numerous therapies to treat migraines, and the methods by which they function. Further, this book discusses the challenges of determining which option is best for a particular patient. It offers key information on efficacy, safety, and biomarkers of patient responses to currently available therapies, thereby providing a resource to help healthcare professionals choose treatments tailored to individual patients. Researchers and clinicians alike will benefit from its solution-driven perspective.Insights into Migraine Treatments: Towards Personalized Medicine discusses topics ranging from pathophysiology of migraines to acute treatments, pharmacological and non-pharmacological preventive treatments, neuroimaging and neurophysiology, all with a view toward meeting the unique needs of each migraine patient.

Harnessing the Potential of Blockchain Technology in the Smart Healthcare

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2025
  • Tien Anh Tran + 2 more
  • English
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Harnessing the Potential of Blockchain Technology in the Smart Healthcare represents a transformative paradigm shift in the way healthcare data is managed, shared, and secured. This book not only serves as a vital resource in addressing the pressing need for comprehensive understanding and practical insights into the intersection of blockchain technology and healthcare, it also demystifies the complex world of blockchain and demonstrate its transformative potential within the healthcare industry. In 15 chapters the reader discovers how blockchain can revolutionize electronic health records, enhance data security and privacy, streamline healthcare operations, and empower patients to have greater control over their health information. Through real-world case studies, expert analyses, and actionable strategies, this book aims to equip its audience with the knowledge and tools to harness blockchain's capabilities for the betterment of healthcare, ultimately leading to more efficient, transparent, and patient-centric healthcare systems. By examining real-world use cases and practical implementations, the book equips healthcare professionals with the knowledge needed to unlock the transformative potential of blockchain, ultimately fostering a more transparent, efficient, and patient-empowered healthcare ecosystem.

Preclinical Cancer Landscape

  • 1st Edition
  • March 1, 2025
  • Ranjita Shegokar + 1 more
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Preclinical Cancer Landscape discusses the issues in preclinical-to-clinical translatability of molecularly targeted cancer therapies and the need to better align tumour biology in patients With a strong focus on the status, challenges, prospects and the need of robustness of preclinical cancer research, the book acknowledges that the bar for reproducibility in performing and presenting preclinical studies must be raised to facilitate a transparent discovery process that frequently and consistently leads to significant patient benefit. In 22 chapters this book describes the current status of preclinical research in multiple cancers. This book is a timely and valuable resource for health professionals, scientists and researchers, health practitioners, students, and all those who wish to broaden their knowledge in the allied field. " Preclinical landscape in cancer research " is written by experts in the field and informed with facts directly from manufacturers. Pharmaceutical scientists, medical researchers, biomedical engineers and clinical professionals will find this an essential reference.

Cryptic Enzymes and Moonlighting

  • 1st Edition
  • February 15, 2025
  • Helen Irving + 2 more
  • English
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Cryptic Enzymes and Moonlighting, a new volume in the Foundations and Frontiers in Enzymology series, offers a thorough overview of cryptic enzymes and moonlighting proteins in signaling cascades. It explores recent advances in research and brings together an array of information across different fields to enable better targeting of these exciting proteins and their interactomes. With a clear focus on the role of moonlighting and cryptic enzymes in signal transduction, the book considers examples of cryptic enzymes across species, as well as in human healthy biology and pathogenesis. In early chapters, leading international contributors discuss evolutionary considerations for moonlighting proteins, moonlighting interactions in the extracellular matrix, eukaryotic moonlighting proteins, modulating, moonlighting kinases, moonlighting proteins in neurobiology signaling, metabolic enzymes moonlighting as RNA binding and regulatory proteins. Later, methods-driven chapters discuss practical aspects of identifying hidden moonlighting domains in proteins, computational approaches and bioinformatic tools for the identification of cryptic enzymes, establishing cryptic enzyme interactomes, and assessing contributions of moonlighting proteins to signal cascades.

Diagnostic Reasoning

  • 1st Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • Ibrahim A. Hashim
  • English
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Training in clinical chemistry is acquired via different avenues that include didactic lectures on pathophysiology of disease, methodologies and practical aspects of testing, and through attendance of operations meetings, sign-out sessions, seminars and tutorials. There is little instruction on how to apply the vast amount of knowledge gained in the process to practice. In other branches of medicine, cases are regularly presented with clinical information and therapeutic interventions which form the basis of training. Diagnostic Reasoning: Laboratory-Based Case Studies in Clinical Chemistry fills this gap for clinical chemistry. The concise and practical approach of the book, including real-life scenarios, is an excellent resource for pathology trainees, clinical laboratory science students, clinical chemistry fellows, clinical laboratory professionals, and clinicians. These cases help professionals remain competent in the field and be successful in their board exams. The cases are stated as they present, often with no or few clinical details accompanying the sample request with only barcoded samples arriving into the laboratory. In a busy laboratory, thousands of these cases are received daily and it is impossible to review the clinical information associated with the specimens.

Adenoviral Vectors for Gene Therapy

  • 3rd Edition
  • February 1, 2025
  • David T. Curiel + 1 more
  • English
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Adenoviral Vectors for Gene Therapy, Third Edition provides detailed, comprehensive coverage of the gene delivery vehicles that are based on the adenovirus that is emerging as an important tool in gene therapy. These exciting new therapeutic agents have great potential for the treatment of disease, making gene therapy a fast-growing field for research.The fully updated and expanded third edition covers the basic biology of adenoviruses, highlights the potential use adenoviral vectors for the treatment of disease including their construction, propagation, and purification, cutting-edge vectorology, and the use of adenoviral vectors in preclinical animal models. The book also considers the regulatory issues surrounding human clinical gene therapy trials. New chapters include adenoviral vaccines for vet applications, adenoviruses for gene editing, nonhuman primate adenoviruses, COVID-19 vaccines, vaccine application and virotherapy, and oncolytic adenoviruses for anti-tumor immunization. This broad scope of information provides a solid overview of the field, allowing the reader to gain a complete understanding of the development and use of adenoviral vectors.

Retinoids in Development and Disease

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 161
  • February 1, 2025
  • Norbert Ghyselinck + 1 more
  • English
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This volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology will focus on the role of retinoids during development and disease. Topics covered include the role of retinoic acid and its nuclear receptors in control of several developmental processes including germ cell differentiation/meiosis, somitogenesis, limb formation, hindbrain and spinal cord development, heart formation, eye and craniofacial development, and pancreas formation. Also covered is the role of various retinoids in adult processes including diseases of the visual cycle, obesity, and metabolism.