Description

Volume 62 in the internationally acclaimed Advances in Clinical Chemistry contains chapters authored by world renowned clinical laboratory scientists, physicians and research scientists. The serial provides the latest and most up-to-date technologies related to the field of Clinical Chemistry and is the benchmark for novel analytical approaches in the clinical laboratory.

Key Features

  • Expertise of international contributors
  • Latest cutting-edge technologies
  • Comprehensive in scope

Readership

Clinical Laboratory Professionals, Physicians and Research Scientists

 

Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Chapter One. Myeloperoxidase in Cardiovascular Disease
    • Abstract
    • Abbreviations
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 MPO Expression and Structure
    • 3 MPO Enzymatic Activities
    • 4 MPO and Cardiovascular Diseases
    • 5 Challenges of MPO as a Clinical Biomarker
    • 6 Conclusion
    • Acknowledgments
    • References
  • Chapter Two. Biomarkers of Liver Fibrosis
    • Abstract
    • Abbreviations
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Biomarkers of Liver Fibrosis
    • 3 Noninvasive Biomarkers of Liver Fibrosis
    • 4 Biomarkers of Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Hepatitis C
    • 5 Biomarkers of Liver Fibrosis in Chronic Hepatitis B
    • 6 Biomarkers of Liver Fibrosis in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
    • 7 Biomarkers of Liver Fibrosis in Alcoholic Liver Disease
    • 8 Conclusion
    • References
  • Chapter Three. Keratin 18 and Heat-Shock Protein in Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Cell Death
    • 3 K-18 in CKD
    • 4 The Heat-Shock Response in CKD
    • 5 Conclusion
    • References
  • Chapter Four. Tear Fluid Protein Biomarkers
    • Abstract
    • Abbreviations
    • 1 The Tear Film
    • 2 Secretion and Structure of Tear Film
    • 3 Types of Tears and Collection Methods
    • 4 Tears as a Potential Source of Biomarkers
    • 5 Tear Biomarkers Identified Using Proteomics
    • 6 Proteomics for Tear Biomarker Detection
    • 7 Challenges in Tear Biomarker Research
    • 8 Conclusions and Future Directions
    • Acknowledgments
    • References
  • Chapter Five. Urinary mRNA in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
    • Abstract
    • 1 Introduction
    • 2 Urinary Messenger RNA Expression Study
    • 3 Pathogenesis and Target Selection

Details

No. of pages:
328
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780128002926
Print ISBN:
9780128000960