Advances in Clinical Chemistry

Series Editor:

  • Gregory Makowski, Clinical Laboratory Partners, Newington; Hartford Hospital, Hartford; Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA

Volume thirty-eight in the series of the internationally acclaimed Advances in Clinical Chemistry, contains chapters submitted from leading experts from academia and clinical laboratory science. Authors are from a diverse field of clinical chemistry disciplines and diagnostics ranging from basic biochemical exploration to cutting edge microarray technology. In keeping with the tradition of the series, this volume emphasizes novel laboratory advances with application not only to both clinical laboratory diagnostics, but as well as practical basic science studies.This volume of Advances in Clinical Chemistry is an indispensable resource and practical guide for twenty-first century practitioners of clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, pathology, and clinical laboratory sciences in general.
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Clinical chemists, pathologists, medical technologists, and researchers


Book information

  • Published: September 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-010338-6

Table of Contents

Preface1. Lipoprotein oxidation products and arteriosclerosis: theory and methods with applicability to the clinical chemistry laboratoryN. Abudu, J.J. Miller, S.S. Levinson2. Measurement of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMPs) in blood and urine: potential clinical applicationsS. Zucker, K. Doshi, J.Cao3. Molecular method to quantitatively detect micrometastases and its clinical significance in gastrointestinal malignanciesH. Nakanashi4. Zymographic evaluation of plasminogen activators and plasminogen activator inhibitorsM.L. Rogan5. Estrogen metabolites, conjugates and DNA adducts: Possible biomarkers for risk of breast, prostate and other human cancersE.G. Rogan, E.L. Cavalieri6. Organophosphates/nerve agents poisoning: mechanism of action, diagnosis, prophylaxis and treatmentJ. Bajgar7. The potential of protein-detecting microarrays for clinical diagnosticsA.H. Smith, J.M. Vrtis, T. Kodadek8. Clinical laboratory implication of single living cells mRNA analysisT. Osada, H. Uehara, H. Kim, A. IkaiLetter to the EditorL. Vitek