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