Advances in Clinical Chemistry, Volume 56

1st Edition

Hardcover ISBN: 9780123943170
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Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 13th January 2012
Page Count: 232
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Table of Contents



Metabolic markers in sports medicine

1. Abstract

2. Introduction

3. Liver Metabolism Parameters

4. Muscle Metabolism Parameters

5. Kidney Parameters

6. Uric Acid

7. Glucose

8. Lipid Profile

9. Bone Metabolism Markers

10. Effect of Body-Mass Index on Laboratory Parameters

Cytokines in diabetic nephropathy

1. Abstract

2. Introduction

3. Cytokines and Diabetes Nephropathy: Cause or Consequence?

4. Roles of Cytokines in Diabetic Nephropathy

5. Diabetic Nephropathy and Gene Polymorphisms of Cytokines

6. Diabetic Nephropathy and Therapeutic Strategies Involving Cytokines

7. Conclusions

Advances in antibiotic measurement

1. Abstract

2. Introduction

3. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Aminoglycosides

4. Analytic Methods for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Aminoglycosides

5. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Vancomycin

6. Analytical Methods Available for Vancomycin Monitoring

7. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Chloramphenicol

8. Methods for Determining Serum Chloramphenicol Concentrations

9. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Penicillins and Cephalosporins

10. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Sulfonamides

11. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Quinolones

12. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Macrolide Antibiotics

13. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Antituberculosis Agents

14. Conclusions

Relevance of the lectin pathway of complement in rheumatic diseases

1. Abstract

2. Complement Activation and Regulation System

3. The Lectin Pathway and Rheumatological Disorders

4. Conclusions

Clusterin in Alzheimer's disease

1. Abstract

2. Introduction

3. Characteristics of Clusteri


Volume 56 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

  • Written by authors representing the diverse field of clinical chemistry and diagnostics, reviews in Advances in Clinical Chemistry cover a range of cutting-eduge research ranging from basic biochemical exploration to microarray technology


Biochemists and clinical biochemists


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