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Biology of Starvation in Humans and Other Organisms
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Editors: Todd C. Merkin
Book Description:
This important book examines the biology of starvation in humans and other organisms. Topics discussed herein include the physiological landscape of the stationary phase and the molecular events that allow the Mycobacterium smegmatis species to survive prolonged periods of starvation; the biochemical aspects of starvation in yeasts; the epidemiology of hunger in the world and the hunger-obesity paradox; starvation of bacteria for amino acids as an example of prokaryotic response to nutritional deprivation; intra-uterine growth retardation due to maternal undernutrition; and the physiological changes during starvation in fish. (Imprint: Nova Press)




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Chapter 1 - Stationary Phase In Mycobacterium smegmatis: Stringently Influencing The Cell Surface, The Proteome, The Regulome and The Genome pp. 1-102
Authors / Editors: (Abhinav Dey, Dipankar Chatterji, Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India)

Chapter 2 - Starvation in Yeasts: Biochemical Aspects pp. 103-150
Authors / Editors: (Halyna M. Semchyshyn, Maria M. Bayliak, Volodymyr I. Lushchak, Department of Biochemistry, Vassyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine)

Chapter 3 - The Comparison of Lipid Profiling in Mouse Brain and Liver after Starvation and a High-Fat Diet: a Medical Systems Biology Approach pp. 151-186
Authors / Editors: (Dr. Ir.Vincent J.T.van Ginneken, Dr.Elwin.Verheij, Drs. Maarten Hekman , Prof.Dr. Jan van der Greef , Prof.Dr. E.J.M. Feskens, and Prof.Dr. Robert E. Poelmann, Department of Anatomy & Embryology, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) P.O.Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands, and others)

Chapter 4 - Epidemiology of “Hunger in the World” the “Hunger-Obesity Paradox”, the "Fetal Origins Hypothesis" and its Physiological and Endocrinological Mechanisms pp. 187-224
Authors / Editors: (V.J.T. van Ginneken, Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands)

Chapter 5 - Starvation of Bacteria for Amino Acids as an Example of Prokaryotic Response to Nutritional Deprivation pp. 225-244
Authors / Editors: (Agnieszka Szalewska-Pałasz, Katarzyna Potrykus, Michael Cashel, Grzegorz Węgrzyn, Department of Molecular Biology, University of Gdańsk, Kładki, Gdańsk, Poland, and others)
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Chapter 6 - Causes and Consequences of Nutritional Iron Deficiency in Living Organisms pp. 245-276
Authors / Editors: (Nerea Sanvisens and Sergi Puig, Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular. Universitat de València. Ave. Doctor Moliner 50, E-46100 Burjassot (Valencia) Spain, and others)
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Chapter 7 - Insulin Resistance: Intra-Uterine Growth Retardation, Life Style, Genetic Susceptibility, Prevention and Treatment pp. 277-302
Authors / Editors: (Ir. Vincent van Ginneken, Robert E. Poelmann, Department of Anatomy & Embryology, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC), Leiden, The Netherlands)

Chapter 8 - Metabolic Responses to Food Deprivation in Fish pp. 303-346
Authors / Editors: (Amalia Pérez-Jiménez, Cristina E. Trenzado Romero, Gabriel Cardenete Hernández, Dpt. Animal Biology, Faculty of Sciencies, University of Granada, Campus Fuentenueva, 18071, Granada, Spain)

Chapter 9 - Physiological Changes during Starvation In Fish pp. 347-356
Authors / Editors: (Miriam Furné, Ana Sanz, Departamento de Biología Animal, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spain)

Chapter 10 - Sheep and Starvation: From Physiology Aspects to Main Gene Control pp. 357-368
Authors / Editors: (George P. Laliotis and Iosif Bizelis, Department of Animal Science, Laboratory of Animal Breeding and Husbandry, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera Odos 75, 118 55 Athens, Greece)

Chapter 11 - A Biochemical and Histochemical Study on the Activity of Acid Peptide Hydrolase (APH) in the Hypothalmus at Some Periods of Starvation and Refeeding after Starvation pp. 369-378
Authors / Editors: (A. Temur, H. Karadag, F. Askerov, H.H. Donmez, Yuzuncu Yil University, Faculty of Education, Turkey, and others)

   Series:
      Biotechnology in Agriculture, Industry and Medicine
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-546-4
   Status: AV
  
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