Protides of the Biological Fluids

  • H. Peeters, Institute for Medical Biology, Brussels, Belgium

The latest volume in this popular annual series highlights main topics - DNA probes for inherited diseases, receptors and conformation and function of biologically active peptides. Over 120 articles are presented, several by leading authorities in the field. It includes the sixteenth Ashe Tiselius Memorial lecture given by Barbara H Bowman on expression of genes encoding the Vitamin D binding protein and transferin.
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For advanced students, postgraduates and research workers in the fields of protein biochemistry, immunological research and clinical methodologies.


Book information

  • Published: October 1987
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-035588-7

Table of Contents

(partial) DNA Probes for Inherited Diseases: Thalassemia. Haemophilia and X-linked diseases. Unknown genes. Multifactorial diseases. Other proteins and amino-acids. Receptors: Neuropeptide receptors. Receptors on circulating cells. Hormone receptors. Receptors in cancer. Immunoglobulin receptors. Biomatrix. Other receptors. Conformation and Function of Biologically Active Peptides: Molecular graphics. NMR studies. X-ray studies. Conformation in solution. Antigen-antibody binding. Author Index. Subject Index.

1200 lit. refs. approx., 600 illus.