Description

Volume 53 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

Readership

Biochemists and clinical biochemists

Table of Contents

Preface

Use of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry for multiplex genotyping

1. Abstract

2. Introduction

3. Genotyping Using Mass Spectrometry

4. MALDI-TOF-MS

5. Multiplex Genotyping by MALDI-TOF-MS

6. Conclusions

Rheumatic heart disease

1. Abstract

2. Rheumatic Heart Disease

3. Epidemiology

4. Genetic Susceptibility

5. Immune Mechanisms Involved in RHD

6. Rheumatic Heart Disease Lesions

7. Conclusions

Acknowledgments

Dipeptidyl peptidase in autoimmune pathophysiology

1. Abstract

2. Introduction

3. Molecular Aspects of CD26/DPPIV Role in Immunity

4. Cellular Aspects of CD26/DPPIV Role in Immunity

5. Clinical Aspects of CD26 Role in Immune Disorders

6. Summary and Perspective

Acknowledgments

Biochemistry of Hellp Syndrome

1. Abstract

2. Introduction

3. Pathogenesis of HELLP and Preeclampsia: The Role of Placenta

4. Inflammatory Response in HELLP Syndrome

5. HELLP Syndrome, Complement Pathway, and the Coagulation System

6. Conclusion

Homocysteine in Pregnancy

1. Abstract

2. Introduction

3. Homocysteine Metabolism

4. Prophylactic Folic Acid, Folate Status, and Homocysteine

5. Choline and Homocysteine

6. Nonnutritional Factors Associated with tHcy

7. Health Benefits of tHcy Lowering

8. Pregnancy

Acknowledgments

Diabetes and tuberculosis

1. Abstract

2. Introduction

3. Definition of the Problem

4. Analysis of Previous Experimental Results to Solve the Paradox

5. Probable Difference in Glycation Patterns of Macrophage Proteins and Its Precursors

6. In Silico Analysis of the Possibility

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123858559
Electronic ISBN:
9780123858566