Molecules And Medicine

Author: E. J. Corey
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118361733
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Molecules And Medicine This book is appropriate for a broad readership, starting with curious and thoughtful college undergraduates and reaching beyond to professors and researchers in the life sciences, chemistry, and medicine.

Molecularizing Biology And Medicine

Author: Soraya de Chadarevian
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135298017
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Soraya de Chadarevian and Harmke Kamminga It is our aim in this volume to
draw attention to the formation of particular strategic approaches in biology and
medicine centred on molecules. These approaches became prominent in the
interwar period and gained new momentum with the biomedical mobilization of
World War II.1 The identification, production, circulation and uses of molecules in
biological research and in the explanation and treatment of diseases created
new links ...

The Hla Complex In Biology And Medicine

Author: Narinder K Mehra
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9788184488708
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Chapter 6 James McCluskey, Stephanie Gras, Mandvi Bharadwaj, Lars Kjer-
Nielsen, Whitney Macdonald, Philippa Saunders, Jamie Rossjohn
INTRODUCTION The adaptive immune response is regulated by HLA molecules
of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) through their interaction with
clonally distributed Antigen (Ag)-specific a(3 T-cell receptors expressed on T-
cells. Antigen-specific T-cell responses are driven by the recognition of HLA-
peptide complexes presented ...

Onr Research Opportunities In Biology And Medicine

Publisher: National Academies
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Understanding the ocean, the minerals in contact with it, everything that lives in it,
and most of the sensors applied to it at a fundamental level depends on
understanding (and predicting) the detailed consequences of interactions of
small, medium, and large molecules (e.g., ion-water, ion-ion, water-water, ion-site
, water-site, site-site). The ability to describe the underlying structures and to
predict their interactions has become accessible via progress in x-ray
crystallography, nuclear ...

Physics Of Nmr Spectroscopy In Biology And Medicine

Author: B. Maraviglia
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0444597794
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They are complex, heterogeneous objects containing a wide range of large
molecules such as proteins, many small molecules and also some large-scale
structures such as DNA and membrane bilayers. Local molecular motions within
the cell strongly influence the motional averaging of spin-dependent interactions.
The isotropic reorientational motions of molecules far from membranes or other
large structures give rise to nondipolar-broadened NMR lines. Quadrupolar
splittings and ...

Plasma Medicine

Author: Alexander Fridman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118437659
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Medicine. for. Physical. Scientists. As evident from the previous chapter, plasma
is a complex medium having a variety of different properties that can potentially
influence living systems. These influences can be purely physical, that is, directly
related to temperature or electric fields for example, or biochemical. They can be
subtle and selective affecting some biological molecules and cells more than
others and, through them, initiating various cascades of biological consequences

Flim Microscopy In Biology And Medicine

Author: Ammasi Periasamy
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420078916
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For simple molecules, this decay has an exponential shape, I(t) = I0 e–t/τ, and the
lifetime τ is typically on the order of nanoseconds (10–9 s). The fluorescence
lifetime contains information about the photophysical processes of the fluorescent
molecules and of the interactions of the fluorescent molecules with their
microenvironment. Importantly, the fluorescence lifetime can be affected by the
local microenvironment of the fluorescent molecule. For example, ion
concentrations (pH, Ca), ...

Vascular Adhesion Molecules And Inflammation

Author: Jeremy D. Pearson
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 3034887434
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How early studies of inflammation led to our current views on the roles of
vascular adhesion molecules Jeremy D. Pearson1 (1) Centre for Cardiovascular
Biology and Medicine, School of Biomedical Sciences, King's College London,
Guy's Campus, London, SE19RT, UK Dutrochet [1] is generally credited with the
first observation, in 1824, that leukocytes could be seen to emigrate across the
walls of small blood vessels, and the experimental induction of leukocyte
diapedesis in ...

Growth Factors In Biology And Medicine

Author: CIBA Foundation Symposium
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470718676
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1985 Growth factors in biology-and medicine. Pitman, London (Ciba Foundation
Symposium 116) p 113-128 Of all the molecules carrying the label 'growth factor',
Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) was the first to be detected and characterized. In the
context of this symposium it is essential to emphasize that in contrast to all other '
growth factors', NGF is not a mitogen. It is a molecule which regulates the survival
of specific populations of neurons during critical periods of their development, ...