The Structure and Function of Muscle V4 - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780121191047, 9780323161534

The Structure and Function of Muscle V4

2nd Edition

Pharmacology and Disease

Editors: Geoffrey Bourne
eBook ISBN: 9780323161534
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1973
Page Count: 592
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The Structure and Function of Muscle discusses relevant issues that directly affect both the structure and function of the muscular system. These issues are approached from different perspectives, such as biochemical and molecular. This book discusses several factors that can affect the condition and performance of the muscular system, both externally (parasitic and viral infections, nutritional deficiency, drugs) and internally (genetics and muscular degeneration). It also presents several types of myopathies and their distinctive traits compared to other diseases with similar symptoms. This text contains relevant information about the causes and effects of the afflictions of the muscular system. Students, medical practitioners, and researchers specializing in mycology will find this book invaluable.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors Preface Preface to the First Edition Contents of Other Volumes

  1. Effect of Drugs on Smooth and Striated Muscles I. Introduction II. Effects of Drugs on Nerve Terminals III. Postsynaptic Drug Actions IV. Drug Effects on Muscle Contraction References
  2. Effects of Nutritional Deficiency on Muscle I. Introduction II. Skeletal Muscle III. Cardiac Muscle IV. Smooth Muscle V. General Considerations References
  3. Virus Infections I. Introduction II. Effects of Direct Intramuscular Inoculations III. Adenoviruses IV. Herpesviruses V. Poxviruses VI. Picornaviruses VII. Reoviruses VIII. Arboviruses IX. Other Viruses X. Mycocarditis References
  4. Parasitic Infections I. Introduction II. Protozoal Infections III. Helminthic Parasites References
  5. Histochemistry of Skeletal Muscle and Changes in Some Muscle Diseases I. Introduction II. Oxidative Enzymes III. Esterases IV. Phosphatases V. 5-Nucleotidase VI. Other Phosphatases VII. ATPases VIII. Sulfhydryl and Disulfide Groups IX. Protein-Bound Primary Amino Groups X. Oxidative-Schiff Procedures XI. Fat in Skeletal Muscle References
  6. Myopathy, The Pathological Changes in Intrinsic Diseases of Muscles I. Introduction II. Varieties of Change in Pathological Muscle III. Distinction between Neuropathic and Myopathic Changes in Muscle IV. The Muscular Dystrophies V. Myopathies of Infants VI. Polymyositis and Related Conditions VII. Muscle Diseases Associated with Systemic and Metabolic Disorders VIII. Myasthenia Gravis IX. Myoglobinuria X. Nemaline Myopathy XL Myopathy from Local Trauma XII. Myopathy in Animals References
  7. Clinical Aspects of Some Diseases of Muscle I. Introduction II. Some General Clinical Features III. The Muscular Dystrophies IV. Muscular Disorders in Infancy and Early Childhood V. Inflammatory Diseases of Muscle


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