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Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 51
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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 abscisic acid-inducible genes during salinity and drought stress; medical device related infections; the effect of opiates on pregnancy and breastfeeding; using primate models to study vaginal HIV infection; the biosynthesis of ABA in fruits; patellar tendonitis in dancers; and metabolism and health. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Chapter 1 - Abscisic Acid-Inducible Genes during Salinity and Drought Stress (pp.1-78)
Authors / Editors: (Aryadeep Roychoudhury, Anindita Paul, Department of Biotechnology, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Kolkata, West Bengal, India)

Chapter 2 - Characteristics and Treatment of Medical Device Related Infections (pp.79-140)
Authors / Editors: (Brendan Gilmore, School of Pharmacy, Queens University Belfast, Medical Biology Centre, Belfast, United Kingdom)

Chapter 3 - The Impact of Opiates on the Human Pregnancy and Breastfeeding (pp.141-160)
Authors / Editors: (Antoine Malek, University Hospital Zurich, Department of Obstetrics, Research Division, Zurich, Switzerland)

Chapter 4 - Progesterone and the Use of Macaque Models to Study Vaginal HIV Infection (pp.161-178)
Authors / Editors: (Sundaram Ajay Vishwanathan, Lindsay Livingston, Janet M. McNicholl, Ellen N. Kersh, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 5 - Biosynthesis and Functions of ABA in Fruits (pp.179-202)
Authors / Editors: (Satoru Kondo, Graduate School of Horticulture, Chiba University, Japan)

Chapter 6 - Private and Non-Profit Partnerships in Health Prevention in the Philippines: A Multilevel Approach to Assess Economic and Social Benefits (pp.203-218)
Authors / Editors: (Alfonso Ang, Donald E. Morisky, Department of General Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, Westwood, California, USA, and others)

Chapter 7 - Patellar Tendonitis in Dancers (pp.219-234)
Authors / Editors: (Antonios G. Angoules, Georgios Stefanakis, Nikolaos Thalassino, Department of Essential Medical Subjects, Faculty of Healthcare Professions, Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Athens, Greece, and others)

Chapter 8 - Performance of Extensor Apparatus of the Knee in Relation to the Patellar Mineral Density and the Ultrasonographic Morphology of the Patellar Ligament (pp.235-252)
Authors / Editors: (Jacinto J. Martínez-Payá, José Ríos-Díaz, Ana De-Groot-Ferrando, Mª Elena Del-Baño-Aledo, Research Group “Preventive Ultrasonography and Morpho-Densitometry”, Physical Therapy Department, Health Sciences Faculty, San Antonio Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Murcia, Spain, and others)

Chapter 9 - Utility of Grey Level Co-Occurrence Matrices for the Ultrasonographic Quantitative Study of the Textural Patterns of Patellar Ligament (pp.253-268)
Authors / Editors: (José Ríos-Díaz, Jacinto J. Martínez-Payá, Ana De-Groot-Ferrando, Mª Elena Del-Baño-Aledo, Research Group “Preventive Ultrasonography and Morpho-Densitometry”, Physical Therapy Department, Health Sciences Faculty, San Antonio Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM), Murcia, Spain, and others)

Chapter 10 - Different Relative Humidity Conditions Cause Different Growth Responses and ABA Levels in a Halophyte Native from South America Treated with Sodium Salts (pp.269-280)
Authors / Editors: (Devinar Genoveva, Llanes Analia, Virginia Luna, Laboratorio de Fisiología Vegetal, Departamento de Ciencias Naturales, Fac. de Cs. Exactas, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Ruta Río Cuarto, Argentina)

Chapter 11 - Eating Time: an Emerging Life Strategy to Optimize Intermediary Metabolism and Health (pp.281-290)
Authors / Editors: (Akbar Nikkhah, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Zanjan, Zanjan, Iran)

Chapter 12 - Cementless Patella Arthroplasty (pp.291-298)
Authors / Editors: (Anthony Unger, Daniel Huttman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, George Washington University, Washington, DC., USA)

      Advances in Medicine and Biology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012-September
   Pages: 7x10 (NBC - R) 319pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-804-1
   Status: AV
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03.Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Lung
04.Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Health: New Research
05.Fire and the Sword: Understanding the Impact and Challenge of Organized Islamism. Volume 2

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