- Gerald Litwack, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Vitamin K, one of the group of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K), has come into prominence lately because its activity as a blood coagulation factor impinges on the widespread occurrence of deep vein thrombosis in the human population especially in the older age group. This volume focuses, not only on the problem of blood coagulation and hypercoagulability, but upon the individual status of vitamin K in the human. First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones continues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists, and molecular biologists.View full description
Researchers, faculty, and graduate students interested in cutting-edge review concerning the molecular and cellular biology of vitamins, hormones, and related factors and co-factors.
- Published: March 2008
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-374113-4
Table of ContentsCRYSTAL STRUCTURE OF HUMAN QUINONE REDUCTASE Gas6 GENE IN EARLY DIABETES VITAMIN K-DEPENDENT ?Ã-CARBOXYLATION VITAMIN K-DEPENDENT CARBOXYLATION DETERMINANTS OF VITAMIN K IN HUMANS VITAMIN K AND BONE CONDITION IN HUMAN ADULTS VITAMIN K DEPENDENT Gas6 ACTION CONGENITAL BLEEDING DISORDERS OF THE VITAMIN K DEPENDENT CLOTTING FACTORS DIAGNOSIS OF OSTEOPOROSIS QUINONE OXIDOREDUCTASES AND VITAMIN K METABOLISM DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS AND VITAMIN K HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA AND VITAMIN K VITAMIN K AND MITOCHONDRIAL TRANSMEMBRANE POTENTIAL NEW UNDERSTANDING OF THE VITAMIN K CYCLE AND ITS DOWNSTREAM PATHWAYSVKORC1 AND THE VITAMIN K CYCLE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF VITAMIN K EPOXIDE REDUCTASE WARFARIN THERAPY AND VITAMIN K VKORC1 AND HUMAN CLOTTING FACTORS