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Cushing Syndrome

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Constantine A. Stratakis
  • English
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Cushing Syndrome: History, Diagnosis, and Treatment is written by top experts on the latest in genetics, molecular advances, diagnosis and treatment of Cushing syndrome. The book takes a historical approach to discuss the tremendous unprecedented research development for this rare condition and includes recently approved medications available. It covers everything from exogenous Cushing syndrome and how to deal with its complications, pseudo-Cushing syndrome (non-tumorous functional hypercortisolemia), endogenous cortisol production and its old and new treatment modalities, from pituitary to adrenal tumors, ectopic ACTH production, subclinical, cyclical Cushing syndrome, to aging and metabolic syndrome. The book has a section dedicated to our patients with the patients’ experiences, which will add to the outcome research presented by the physicians.This is a must have reference for scientists and researchers with the latest information in diagnosing and treating this difficult-to-diagnose and difficult-to-treat condition and gives the clinician, a patient-centric approach to communicate with this particular group of patients.

Ecology of Marine Fish

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Henrique Cabral + 3 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Ecology of Marine Fish offers reviews of our current knowledge on the ecology of marine fishes, integrating chapters written by leading researchers in the field and covering relevant topics in fish ecology. This is excellent for anyone in, or new to, the field who want an all- inclusive reference on the diversity of marine fish, their behaviors, their role in marine food webs as well as their human and environmental impacts on marine fish, such as pollutants and climate change. The book takes an historical approach to discussing spatial and temporal patterns of fish populations to the changing patterns of the present.Each chapter provides and in-depth review of the science behind marine fish populations and the methodological tools to the study them.

Methods for Monitoring Mitochondrial Functions During Pathogen Infection

  • 1st Edition
  • Volume 189
  • November 1, 2024
  • Saverio Marchi + 1 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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Methods for Monitoring Mitochondrial Functions During Pathogen Infection, Volume 188 in the Methods in Cell Biology series highlights advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters on timely topics, including Mitochondrial Labeling with Fluorescent Proteins for Enhanced Morphological Characterization and Visualization of Intercellular Mitochondrial Transfer, Visualizing mitochondrial electron transport chain complexes and super-complexes during infection of human macrophages with Legionella pneumophila, Quantitative assessment of mitochondrial membrane potential in macrophages in sepsis, Quantification of mitochondrial reactive oxygen species in macrophages during sepsis, and much more.Additional chapters cover Quantification of intracellular and mitochondrial ATP content in macrophages during lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory response, Analysis of cytosolic mtDNA release during Staphylococcus Aureus infection, Monitoring mitochondria dynamics upon infection using a tomographic approach, A screening system to determine bacterial effects on MADCAM1 expression by high endothelial venule cells, Isolation of mitochondria from Mycobacteria infected cells, Monitoring mitochondrial localization of Mycobacterial proteins, and more.

Coronary Physiology in the Cardiac Cath Lab

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • William F. Fearon
  • English
  • Hardback
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Coronary Physiology in the Cardiac Cath Lab provides the foundational knowledge required to understand the concepts behind a variety of coronary physiologic assessments performed and required to apply them effectively when evaluating cardiac patients. Written to bring a practical and evidence-based approach, this book is a valuable resource for interventional and general cardiologists, cardiology researchers, physicians, cardiac catheterization laboratory staff, and anyone interested in understanding the theory and current practice surrounding assessing coronary physiology in the cardiac cath lab.Over the past decade, there has been an explosion of data validating the importance of assessing coronary physiology at the time of coronary angiography. This has led to the development of numerous new techniques and metrics for performing these assessments and also resulted in the inclusion of these indices into practice guidelines.

Yoga for Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Indranill Basu Ray
  • English
  • Paperback
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Yoga in Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation: Integrating Complementary Medicine into Cardiovascular Medicine highlights recent research, clinical trials and experiments on yoga and meditation as a preventative measure against various major cardiovascular diseases, including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary artery disease and metabolic syndromes.Chapters discuss yoga's role in ameliorating cardiac dysfunction and current knowledge on the effects of yoga on the brain, emotion, and other factors that initiate and perpetuate vascular inflammation. Cellular, genetic, and molecular effects of yoga based on experimental evidence are also covered in detail, providing readers with the latest research on the effects of yoga and meditation in heart diseases.This book also explores current knowledge gaps in yoga research to facilitate further research and is a comprehensive reference to scientists and clinicians interested in yoga's health effects, including preventing and treating diseases.

Feline Behavior and Welfare

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Valarie Tynes
  • English
  • Paperback
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Feline Behavior and Welfare provides current and updated information for the veterinary practitioner regarding normal feline behavior and problem behavior. It includes solid background on feline ethology as well as practical information on preventing, diagnosing, managing and treating the most common feline behavior problems. Written by noted experts in the field of behavior and welfare, the book covers normal behaviors, prevention of feline behavior problems, and treatment of feline behavior problems. It presents cats as unique reflections of their nearest ancestor and explains how the nature of feline behavior poses problems when we confine cats to our homes.Preventive strategies are presented in clear and practical terms, with problem behaviors covered in an easy to reference style so that clinicians can readily locate answers to some of clients most frequently asked questions. This book will be a valuable resource for anyone working with cats.

Biomedical Basis of Human Disease

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Ahmed El-Hashash + 1 more
  • English
  • Hardback
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Biomedical Basis of Human Disease: From Research to Clinic provides information on pathophysiology/mechanisms of organ system disease and selected disorders and diseases that cause the most deaths worldwide, including but not limited to cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems. This information is placed within the structural context of tissue/organ, molecular and cellular biology, pathophysiology, diagnostic and treatment methods, and disease models in sections that also describe recent research examples, such as recently developed cutting-edge in vitro and in vivo biomedical science methods to bridge the bench and bedside. This text is suitable for students, researchers and practitioners in biomedicine and basic medicine.

Big Data Analytics in Agriculture

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Prashant K. Srivastava + 3 more
  • English
  • Paperback
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Big Data Analytics in Agriculture: Algorithms and Applications focuses on quantitative and qualitative assessment using state-of-the-art technology to provide practical improvements to agricultural production. The book provides a complete mapping—from data generation to storage to curation, processing and implementation/application—to produce high-quality reliable information for decision-making. It follows a logical pathway to demonstrate how data contributes to a converging flow of information towards a decision support system and how it can be transformed into actionable steps.The book develops ideas surrounding a strong integration of ICT and IoT to manage rural assets to deliver improved economic and environmental performance in a spatially and temporarily variable environment.

Biostimulants for Improving Reproductive Growth and Crop Yield

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Shubhpriya Gupta + 2 more
  • English
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Biostimulants for Improving Reproductive Growth and Crop Yield highlights their importance as a mechanism specifically for this result. Intended to transform the latest scientific research into practical application, the book focuses on the effects of biostimulants on flower and fruit development and set, early flowering, pollen viability and germination and other reproductive aspects.Biostimulants are a group of substances of natural origin and/or microorganisms that offers the potential to reduce the dependency on harmful chemical fertilizers that cause environmental degradation. The application of biostimulants represents one of the most innovative and promising strategies to improve crop productivity. It has been reported that biostimulants reinforce plant vigor making them more resilient to survive and recover during various environmental stress. Their use to promote plant growth, yield and to overcome stress tolerance in a sustainable manner has increasingly gained attention. Although biostimulants have successfully been used for promoting the growth and development of many species, their role in promoting sexual and vegetative reproductive growth and development of marketable crops has not been widely investigated.This book focuses on a sustainable approach in utilization of these promising biostimulants in agriculture, horticulture and floriculture for better productivity and to feed a growing world population.

Laccase and Polyphenol Oxidase

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Ivanhoe K.H. Leung
  • English
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Laccase and Polyphenol Oxidase: Biochemistry and Biotechnological Applications, a new volume in the Foundations and Frontiers in Enzymology series, provides a thorough discussion of the laccase and polyphenol oxidase enzyme families, which play a key role in the oxidation of phenolic substrates and an important biological function in many organisms. In recent years, significant advances have been made in understanding these enzymes, but few practical resources exist on their fundamental biology, research methods, and applications. In this book, leading world experts discuss the biochemistry of laccase and polyphenol oxidases, research methods, and uses across industries, offering a practical overview of these important enzyme classes, and empowering researchers to develop their own studies and hone applications. The book deftly connects topics across these intricate enzyme systems, with early chapters on physicochemical properties of PPO and laccase, followed by separate sections on these related enzyme classes’ function in biological and industrial systems, production, purification, active assays, and application areas from food and wine to healthcare, bioremediation, and green and computational chemistry. Step-by-step instructions and explanation offer clear guidance in replicating key research and application methodologies discussed.