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Editors: Leon V. Berhardt
Book Description:
This continuing series gathers and presents original research results on the leading edge of medicine and biology. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial topical data across a broad spectrum. Topics discussed include sexual dimorphism in corticosteroid signaling; hepatic encephalopathy; guidelines for the collection and submission of necropsy samples; functions of dietary valine; challenges in vaccination against mastitis and hepatocyte cytotoxic activity and it physiological and pathological relevance (Imprint: Nova Biomedical).

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Chapter 1 - Sexual Dimorphism in Corticosteroid Signaling: Underneath Vulnerability to Stress Related Disorders and Sensitivity to Antidepressants (pp. 1-34)
Authors / Editors: (Ivana Elaković, Ana Djordjevic, Gordana Matić, University of Belgrade, Institute for Biological Research “Siniša Stanković”, Department of Biochemistry, Belgrade, Serbia)

Chapter 2 - Cell Matrix Interactions and Role of Integrins in Liver Development (pp. 35-58)
Authors / Editors: (Baltasar Lucendo Villarin, David C. Hay, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Chapter 3 - Hepatic Encephalopathy (pp. 59-82)
Authors / Editors: (Kazuaki Inoue, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, Fujigaoka Aoba-ku Yokohama, Japan)

Chapter 4 - Basic Guidelines for the Collection and Submission of Necropsy Samples (pp. 83-104)
Authors / Editors: (Maria A. Pires, Fernanda Seixas, Adelina Gama and Rita Payan-Carreira, CECAV, Veterinary and Animal Research Centre, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal)

Chapter 5 - Functions of Dietary Valine, as Revealed by Dietary Valine-Deficiency (pp. 105-122)
Authors / Editors: (Kenji Nagao, Makoto Bannai, Keiko Nakahara, Noboru Murakami, Frontier Research Labs., Institute for Innovation, Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 6 - Liver Development in the Late Gestation Rodent Fetus (pp. 123-140)
Authors / Editors: (Jennifer A. Sanders, Joan M. Boylan, Philip A. Gruppuso, Department of Pediatrics, Rhode Island Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA)

Chapter 7 - Necropsy Techniques for Ruminants and Interpretation of Gross Findings in Infectious Diseases (pp. 141-166)
Authors / Editors: (Silvia A. França, Tatiane A. Paixão, Renato L. Santos, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil)

Chapter 8 - Challenges in Vaccination against Mastitis (pp. 167-184)
Authors / Editors: (Roberto S. Dias, Ana Carolina D. Fialho, Monique R. Eller, Ângelo L. Pereira, Hilário C. Mantovani, Eduardo A. M. da Silva, Cynthia C. da Silva, Leandro L. de Oliveira, Bolivar N. de Faria, Sergio O. De Paula, Laboratory of Molecular Immunovirology, Department of General Biology, Federal University of Viçosa, Viçosa, Minas Gerais, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 9 - Hepatic Stellate Cells Control Liver Fibrosis by Platelets (pp. 185-208)
Authors / Editors: (Naoya Ikeda, Nobuhiro Ohkohchi, Soichiro Murata, Department of Surgery, University of Tsukuba, Japan, and others)

Chapter 10 - Hepatocyte Cytotoxic Activity and its Physiological and Pathological Relevance (pp. 209-220)
Authors / Editors: (Clifford S. Guy, Tomasz I. Michalak, Molecular Virology and Hepatology Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Center, Memorial University, St. John’s, NL, Canada)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 11 - Hepatocyte Growth Factor/Met Receptor: Biology and Relevance for Cardioprotection and Cardiovascular Repair (pp.221-232)
Authors / Editors: (Rosalinda Madonna and Raffaele De Caterina, Texas Heart Institute and University of Texas Medical School, Houston, Texas, USA, and others)

Chapter 12 - Psycho-Social Consequences of Corticosteroid Use in Haematology: Insights from an Australian Research Program (pp. 233-244)
Authors / Editors: (Pam McGrath, International Program of Psycho-Social Health Research, Griffith University, Meadowbrook, QLD, Australia)

Chapter 13 - Fluorescent Microbeads Method for Measurement of Factor VIII-Binding Antibodies (pp. 245-258)
Authors / Editors: (Tomohiro Takeda, Yoshihiko Sakurai, Midori Shima, Akira Yoshioka, Department of Pediatrics, Nara Medical University School of Medicine, Mimuro, Sango-cho, Ikoma-gun, Nara, Japan, and others)

Chapter 14 - Protein Modeling & CASP: Progress and Future Prospects (pp. 259-270)
Authors / Editors: (Ashish Runthala, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India)

Chapter 15 - Corticosteroid Injections: Intra-Articular and Extra-Articular Use (pp. 271-280)
Authors / Editors: (Chris Moros, Michael N. Kang, Insall-Scott-Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, New York, NY, USA)

      Advances in Medicine and Biology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012 1st Quarter
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R) 300pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-008-3
   Status: AV
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