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 forty in 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: November 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-010340-9


se for the series: "Its continuity of pertinence, excellence, and authority remains unbroken-a tribute to the skillful editing and writing involved. Every informed laboratory staff must have available a copy of this volume."

Table of Contents

1. BNP as a biomarker in heart disease; 2. Pathways of myocyte death: implications for development of clinical laboratory biomarkers; 3. Breast Cancer Biomarkers; 4. Autoantibodies in Autoimmune Liver Disease; 5. Mass spectrometry of advanced glycation end products; 6. Advances in Real-Time PCR: Application to Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics; 7. Growth Factors in Lung Development; 8. Clinical Laboratory Evaluation of Male Subfertility