Biochemical Lesions and Lethal Synthesis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080137797, 9781483140407

Biochemical Lesions and Lethal Synthesis

1st Edition

International Series of Monographs on Pure and Applied Biology: Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences

Authors: Rudolph A. Peters
eBook ISBN: 9781483140407
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1963
Page Count: 332
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International Series of Monographs on Pure and Applied Biology, Volume 18: Biochemical Lesions and Lethal Synthesis focuses on biochemical lesions. The book first discusses biochemical lesions in thiamine deficiency and arsenical substances and biochemical lesions. The text also examines biochemical lesions in mustard gas poisoning. Concerns include sulfone, sulfoxide, vesication, and cross-linking. The book also describes inhibitors of enzymes containing thiol groups and toxicity. Cell division, thiol agents, epidemic dropsy, and sanguinarine are highlighted. The text further focuses on lethal synthesis and carbon-flourine compounds. The synthesis of fluorocitric acid, effects of fluorocitrate, carbon-fluorine compounds, and biochemical lesions induced by fluorocitrate are discussed. The text further describes biochemical lesions in burns and historical points and other biochemical lesions. Muscular contraction, antimetabolites, inborn errors, and study of the biochemistry of burn sites are explained. The text is highly recommended for readers wanting to study biochemical lesions.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface Acknowledgments Part 1 Chapter 1. Introductory Chapter 2. Biochemical Lesion in Thiamine Deficiency Chapter 3. Arsenical Substances and Biochemical Lesions Chapter 4. The Biochemical Lesion in Mustard Gas Poisoning Chapter 5. Inhibitors Of Enzymes Containing Thiol Groups and Toxicity Chapter 6. Lethal Synthesis And Carbon-Fluorine Compounds Chapter 7. Other Work Upon Lethal Synthesis and Lethal Incorporation Chapter 8. The Biochemical Lesion in Burns and the Effect Of Temperature Chapter 9. Some Historical Points and Other Biochemical Lesions Part 2 Chapter 10. Cell Integration: Linacre Lecture For 1962-The Challenge of the Living Cell Some Notes On The Linacre Lecture Appendix 1. The Harben Lectures For 1929 Lecture I. Cell Surfaces Lecture II. The Ministers of Metabolic Change Lecture III. Tissue Anarchy Appendix 2. Surface Structure in the Integration of Cell Activity (Contribution To Discussion At A Faraday Society Meeting In 1930) Author Index Subject Index


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