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 59 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.
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Biochemists and clinical biochemists


Book information

  • Published: January 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-405211-6

Table of Contents

  1. Human Epididymis Protein 4 (He4) in Cancer Diagnostics: A Promising and Reliable Tumour Marker
  2. Marijn M. Speeckaert, Reinhart Speeckaert and Joris R. Delanghe

  3. Pathophysiological Roles and Clinical Importance of Biomarkers in Acute Coronary Syndrome
  4. Cangel Pui-yee Chan, PhD and Timothy Hudson Rainer, MD

  5. Paraoxonases: Ancient Substrate Hunters and Their Evolving Role in Ischemic Heart Disease
  6. Nicola Martinelli, Letizia Consoli, Domenico Girelli, Elisa Grison, Roberto Corrocher and Oliviero Olivieri

  7. Mucosal Healing in Ulcerative Colitis: Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
  8. Jakob Benedict Seidelin, Mehmet Coskun and Ole Haagen Nielsen

  9. Reticulocytes in Sports Medicine. An Update.
  10. Giovanni Lombardi, Alessandra Colombini, Patrizia Lanteri and Giuseppe Banfi

  11. Toll-Like Receptors in Liver Disease
  12. Jan Petrasek, Timea Csak and Gyongyi Szabo

  13. Procalcitonin in Pediatrics

Lucia Pacifico, John F. Osborn, Fabio Natale, Flavia Ferraro, Mario De Curtis, and Claudio Chiesa