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 43 of the Advances in Clinical Chemistry series contains review articles of wide interest to clinical laboratory scientists and diagnostic adventurers. In this volume, the biochemistry of bilirubin, the end-product of heme metabolism, is explored with respect to its potential beneficial role in preventing oxidative changes associated with a variety of pathological conditions, including atherosclerosis, cancer, and inflammatory, autoimmune and other degenerative diseases.
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Biochemists and clinical biochemists.


Book information

  • Published: December 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373703-8

Table of Contents

The heme catabolic pathway and its protective effects on oxidative stress-mediated diseases.Cyclooxygenase-2 and Tumor Biology.Oligonucleotide probes for RNA-targeted fluorescence in situ hybridization. Activin A in brain injury.Methods for Predicting Human Drug Metabolism.A Summary Analysis of Down Syndrome Markers in the Late First Trimester.Estrogen Hydroxylation in Osteoporosis.Cytochrome p450 – another player in the myocardial infarction game?