Description

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.

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.

Readership

Biochemists and clinical biochemists

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Chapter One. Folate and B12 in Prostate Cancer

Abstract

Abbreviations

1 Introduction

2 Prostate Cancer

3 Folate, B12, and One-Carbon Metabolism

4 Pathways and Mechanisms

5 Folate and Prostate Cancer

6 Vitamin B12 and Prostate Cancer

7 Homocysteine, Methionine, and Betaine

8 Folic Acid and B12 Supplements

9 Genetic Epidemiology

10 Conclusions

Acknowledgment

References

Chapter Two. Mismatch Repair Proteins in Recurrent Prostate Cancer

Abstract

Abbreviations

1 Mismatch Repair Proteins in Repair

2 MMR Proteins in DNA Damage Response

3 MMR Proteins in Cancer

4 MMR Proteins in Prostate Carcinogenesis

5 MMR Proteins: Role in Treatment Response?

6 Conclusions

Acknowledgments

References

Chapter Three. Protein Antioxidants in Thalassemia

Abstract

1 Introduction

2 Normal Iron Metabolism

3 Iron Metabolism in Thalassemia

4 Oxidative Stress in Thalassemia

5 Antioxidative Status in Thalassemia

6 Antioxidative Therapeutic Trials

7 Future Directions and Concluding Remarks

Acknowledgments and Conflict of Interest

References

Chapter Four. Immune Complexome Analysis

Abstract

Abbreviations

1 Immune Complex

2 Identification of Disease-Associated Antigens

3 Immune Complexome Analysis of RA Patients

4 Conclusion

References

Chapter Five. Genetics of Gallstone Disease

Abstract

Abbreviations

1 Genetic Background of Human Cholesterol Gallstones

2 Pathophysiology of Gallstone Formation

3 Candidate Genes Involved in Regulation of Biliary Cholesterol Secretion

4 Mucin Gene

5 Gallbladder Motility

6 Conclusion

References

Chapte

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780124076815
Electronic ISBN:
9780124078062