Description

Volume 54 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
  • Heat-shock proteins in cardiovascular disease
    • Abbreviations
    • 2. Introduction
    • 3. Atherogenesis and Possible Stimuli of Inducible HSPs
    • 4. HSPs/Anti-HSPs as Biomarkers of Atherothrombosis
    • 5. Molecular Mechanisms: Bystanders or Actors?
    • 6. HSP as Therapeutic Targets in CVD/Atherothrombosis
    • 7. Conclusions
    • Acknowledgments
  • Polyamines in cancer
    • Abbreviations
    • 2. Introduction
    • 3. Overview of Polyamine Regulation
    • 4. Deregulation of Polyamines in Cancer
    • 5. Genetic Variability in ODC Affecting Carcinogenesis
    • 6. EIF5A and Cancer
    • 7. Chemoprevention Strategies Within Polyamine Pathway
    • Acknowledgments
  • Acquired hemophilia A
    • 2. Introduction
    • 3. Pathogenesis
    • 4. Laboratory Diagnosis
    • 5. Conclusions
    • Acknowledgments
  • Hypobetalipoproteinemia
    • Abbreviations
    • 2. Introduction
    • 3. Pathways of apoB-Containing Lipoproteins Production
    • 4. Dominant Forms of Primary HBL
    • 5. Recessive Forms of Primary HBL
    • 6. Primary Orphan FHBL
    • 7. Spectrum of Clinical Manifestations in Primary HBL
    • 8. Main Clinical Issues of FHBL
    • 9. Secondary Hypobetalipoproteinemias
    • 10. Conclusions
    • Addendum
    • Acknowledgment
  • Sm peptides in differentiation of autoimmune diseases
    • 2. Introduction
    • 3. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    • 4. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease
    • 5. Biochemical Aspects of the Sm Antigen
    • 6. Characteristics of Anti-Sm Antibodies
    • 7. Detection of Anti-Sm Antibodies
    • 8. Clinical Association of Anti-Sm Antibodies
    • 9. Meta-Analysis of Anti-Sm Antibodies
    • 10. Genesis of

Details

No. of pages:
204
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123870261
Print ISBN:
9780123870254