Apoptosis and Medicine
by Tobias M. Ntuli
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 276
This book introduces the subject of apoptosis to the uninitiated, looks at apoptosis in normal physiology during bone resorption under mechanical stress, and reviews apoptosis in a number of pathological conditions with an emphasis on cancer.
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by Patrick Christian Even (ed.) - Frontiers Media SA
Energy metabolism is central to life and altered energy expenditure is responsible for development of the obese phenotype. Energy expenditure is the sum of resting EE, EE of physical activity, cold-induced thermogenesis and thermic effect of feeding.
by J. Scallan, V. H. Huxley, R. J. Korthuis - Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences
The book summarizes our current understanding of the factors involved in the regulation of transcapillary fluid movement, how fluid movements across the endothelial barrier and through the interstitium and lymphatic vessels influence cell function.
by Walter Moore Coleman - MacMillan
Contents: The Skeleton; The Brain and Nerves; The Breathing; Hygiene of the Lungs; The Blood; Hygiene of the Circulation; Food; Digestion; Stimulants and Narcotics; How we Move; The Covering of the Body; The Special Senses; The Care of the Health.
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