Advances in Clinical Chemistry

Advances in Clinical Chemistry

1st Edition - September 4, 2009

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  • Editor: Gregory Makowski
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080950990

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Volume 48 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.

Key Features

  • Leading experts from academia and clinical laboratory science
  • Volume emphasizes novel laboratory advances with application to clinical laboratory diagnostics and practical basic science studies


Biochemists, clinical biochemists

Table of Contents

  • 1 Advances in monitoring hydratase activity
    Ronald JA Wanders
    2 Biomarkers of bone and mineral metabolism following bone marrow transplantation
    Moo-Il Kang
    3 Biochemical basis of Fabry disease
    Anibh Das
    4 Factor V Leiden and activated protein C resistance
    Elisabetta Castoldi
    5 Melanocortin receptor mutations in obesity
    Ferruccio Santini
    6 Anti-glycan antibodies
    Nir Dotan
    7 Biomarkers in sleep disorders
    Kazuhiko Kotani
    8 Colorectal Cancer
    Lynne Thadikkaran
    9 Proteomics in lung cancer diagnosis
    Je-Yoel Cho
    10 Heat shock proteins in cardiovascular risk
    Gordon Ferns
    11 Biochemistry of wound healing in utero
    Michael Longaker
    12 Proinflammatory cytokines in CRP baseline regulation
    Carita Eklund
    13 Gluco-markers in disease states
    Giovanni Misciagna
    14 Advances in Pregnancy testing
    Pasquale Florio
    15 The emerging role of symmetric dimethylarginine in vascular disease
    Arduino Mangoni

Product details

  • No. of pages: 200
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: September 4, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080950990

About the Serial Editor

Gregory Makowski

Gregory Makowski
Dr Gregory S Makowski is a board certified clinical chemist and fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry. Following receipt of his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Connecticut Storrs, he pursued post-doctoral studies at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington that culminated in his joint appointments in the School of Medicine and the Department of Laboratory Medicine at John Dempsey Hospital. He has numerous clinical and basic science publications and serves on various scientific and editorial boards. He is actively engaged in the training of Pathology residents and fellows in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Hartford Hospital. He currently serves as Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Clinical Laboratory Partners in Newington CT, USA.

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Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Clinical Laboratory Partners, Newington, CT, USA

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