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Biochemistry

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A Closer Look at Pyrophosphates

A Closer Look at Pyrophosphates

Author: Ritesh L. Kohale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/07/2020

The present book encompasses and gives brief information about pyrophosphate materials. It also explains their phenomenological theories and properties of rare-earth activated pyrophosphates. This book provides the comprehensive in depth information about the development of phosphates and pyrophosphates along with their essential characterization techniques as well as their diversified applications in numerous domains. This book envelopes all essential information about single and mixed cations pyrophosphate compounds that have been used in past few years. It also covers intact information about innovation in advance pyrophosphate materials especially for their applications in medicinal field. In particular, this book focuses on enhanced chemical and physical properties of pyrophosphate as there is a need for new low-cost, less toxic and energy efficient materials to reduce the current cost of device technologies. This book masterfully demonstrates the present scenario of pyrophosphates and concurrent technologies with its increasing significance to resolve energy- and environment-related problems and their sustainable approach in the world of globalization.

The Discovery and Utility of Chemical Probes in Target Discovery

The Discovery and Utility of Chemical Probes in Target Discovery

Author: Paul (University of Oxford, United Kingdom) Brennan Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2020

Numerous genetic methods can be utilised to link a phenotype to a single molecular target but annotated small molecule chemical probes and even entire chemogenomic libraries are increasingly being used as a complementary approach. This book will comprehensively cover the state of the art in chemical probes and best practice for use in target discovery, illustrated throughout with examples. Ideal for students and established biochemists, the book will also cover new technologies for probe discovery, new probe modalities, the new field of probes for RNA targets and the mature field of kinase chemical probes.

Chemical Tools for Imaging, Manipulating, and Tracking Biological Systems - Part B

Chemical Tools for Imaging, Manipulating, and Tracking Biological Systems - Part B

Author: David (University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA) Chenoweth Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/06/2020

Chemical Tools for Imaging, Manipulating, and Tracking Biological Systems - Part B, Volume 639, the latest release in the Methods in Enzymology series, continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. Chapters in this new release include Fluorogenic detection of protein aggregates in live cells using the AggTag method, Synthesis and Application of Ratiometric Probes for Hydrogen Peroxide Detection, Chemical Tools for Multicolor Protein FRET with Tryptophan, Fluorescing Isofunctional Ribonucleosides for Adenosine Deaminase Activity and Inhibition, Temporal profiling establishes a dynamic S-palmitoylation cycle, Solvation-guided design of fluorescent probes for discrimination of amyloids, and much more.

Advanced Glycation End-Products Sources and Effects

Advanced Glycation End-Products Sources and Effects

Author: Patrik Bast Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2020

Advanced Glycation End-Products: Sources and Effects attempts to describe the role of advanced glycation end-products, particularly dietary advanced glycation end-products, in the pathological expansion of adipose tissue as well as their implications in the development of obesity associated complications. The effects of advanced glycation end-products on vasculature and their pathological implications are also described, focusing on the epigenetic mechanisms (particularly that of miRNA) modulating their effects. The authors summarize the information available on the impact of hyperglycemia on the influencing factors of non-enzymatic glycosylation, the formation of advanced glycation end-products, and the role of advanced glycation end-products and their specific receptors in diabetes. The role of advanced glycation end-products to diabetic complications is examined in conjunction with the protective role of the endogenous secretory receptor for advanced glycation end-products (esRAGE) and the therapeutic interveentions that would mimic esRAGE activity. In closing, poly-L-lysine modified with advanced glycation end-products is prepared and used as an antigen to generate a single-chain fragment variable monoclonal antibody (scFv mAb) through phage display technology.

A Q&A Approach to Organic Chemistry

A Q&A Approach to Organic Chemistry

Author: Michael B. (University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA) Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2020

A Q&A Approach to Organic Chemistry is a book of leading questions that begins with atomic orbitals and bonding. All critical topics are covered, including bonding, nomenclature, sterochemistry, conformations, acids and bases, oxidations, reductions, substitution, elimination, acyl addition, acyl substitution, enolate anion reactions, the Diels-Alder reaction and sigmatropic rearrangements, aromatic chemistry, spectroscopy, amino acids and proteins, carbohydrates and nucleosides. All major reactions are covered. This edition has been completely revised and updated by the author, and each chapter includes end-of-chapter homework questions with the answer keys in an Appendix at the end of the book. This book is envisioned to be a supplementary guide to organic chemistry used with virtually any available undergraduate organic textbook. This book allows a 'self-guided' approach that is useful as one studies for a coursework exam or as one reviews organic chemistry for postgraduate exams. Key Features: Allows a 'self-guided tour' of organic chemistry Discusses all important areas and fundamental reactions of organic chemistry Classroom tested Useful as a study guide that will supplement most organic chemistry textbooks Assists one in their study for coursework exams or allows one to review organic chemistry for postgraduate exams 21 Chapters of leading questions that covers all major topics and major reactions of organic chemistry

Advances in Clinical Chemistry

Advances in Clinical Chemistry

Advances in Clinical Chemistry, Volume 96, the latest installment in this acclaimed series, contains chapters authored by world-renowned clinical laboratory scientists, physicians and research scientists. The serial discusses the latest, most up-to-date technologies related to the field of clinical chemistry. It is the benchmark publication for novel analytical approaches in the clinical laboratory. Chapters in this release include Revisiting immune complexes: key to understanding immune-related diseases, New Biomarkers in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Acute Leukemias, Omics and The Molecular Exercise Physiology, Neurotransmitter, neuropeptide and gut peptide profile in PCOS- pathways contributing to the pathophysiology, food intake and psychiatric manifestations of PCOS, and much more.

Ion Channels and Calcium Signaling in the Microcirculation

Ion Channels and Calcium Signaling in the Microcirculation

Author: William F. (Michigan State University, USA) Jackson Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Ion Channels and Calcium Signaling in the Microcirculation, Volume 85, the latest release in the Current Topics in Membranes series, highlights the latest advances in the expression and function of ion channels and calcium signaling in vascular smooth muscle and endothelial cells in resistance arteries, arterioles and capillaries, critical components of microcirculation, the business end of the cardiovascular system. Leading experts have contributed chapters, including Smooth muscle ion channels and calcium signaling in the regulation of striated muscle arteriolar tone; Endothelial KIR channels as a key component of shear stress-induced mechanotransduction; Endothelial TRPV4 channels and vasodilator reactivity, and much more. Additional sections cover cerebral capillary endothelial TRPA channels and the regulation of blood flow; Endothelial mineralocorticoid receptors and the regulation of TRPV4 function in cerebral parenchymal arterioles in hypertension; Subcellular calcium signaling and myogenic tone development in the retinal microcirculation; Microvascular KIR channels: Basis, properties and regulation by lipid and hemodynamic forces, Ion channels and calcium signaling in capillary endothelial cells; Ion channels and calcium signaling in bladder arterioles and resistance arteries, and Myoendothelial feedback and endothelial IKCa and sKCa channels.

Chemical Tools for Imaging, Manipulating, and Tracking Biological Systems - Part A

Chemical Tools for Imaging, Manipulating, and Tracking Biological Systems - Part A

Author: David (University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA) Chenoweth Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Chemical Tools for Imaging, Manipulating, and Tracking Biological Systems - Part A, Volume 638, the latest release in the Methods in Enzymology series, continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. Sample chapters from this new release include In vitro characterization of the colibactin-activating peptidase ClbP enables development of a fluorogenic activity probe, Using FDAA probes to study cell division in Bacillus subtilis, Chemoenzymatic synthesis of UDP-sugars, Chemical tools for selective activity profiling of bacterial penicillin-binding proteins, Chemical Probes Reveal and Extraseptal Mode of Cross-linking in Staphylococcus Aureus, and much more.

The Microbiome in Health and Disease

The Microbiome in Health and Disease

Author: Jun (Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), USA) Sun Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2020

The Microbiome in Health and Disease, Volume 171 in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series, provides the most topical, informative and exciting monographs available on a wide variety of research topics. The series includes in-depth knowledge on the molecular biological aspects of organismal physiology, with this release including chapters on Microbiome in health and disease, CNS development and microbiome in infants, A gut feeling in ALS, Microbiome (Virome) and virus infection, Bugs and Drugs: microbiome in medicine metabolism, Immunity, T cells, and microbiome, Salmonella (Bacterial) infection and cancer: of mice and men, and many other highly researched topics.

Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry

Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry

Contemporary Practice in Clinical Chemistry, Fourth Edition, provides a clear and concise overview of important topics in the field. This new edition is useful for students, residents and fellows in clinical chemistry and pathology, presenting an introduction and overview of the field to assist readers as they in review and prepare for board certification examinations. For new medical technologists, the book provides context for understanding the clinical utility of tests that they perform or use in other areas in the clinical laboratory. For experienced laboratorians, this revision continues to provide an opportunity for exposure to more recent trends and developments in clinical chemistry.

Lignin Chemistry

Lignin Chemistry

Author: Luis Serrano Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/05/2020

The series Topics in Current Chemistry Collections presents critical reviews from the journal Topics in Current Chemistry organized in topical volumes. The scope of coverage is all areas of chemical science including the interfaces with related disciplines such as biology, medicine and materials science. The goal of each thematic volume is to give the non-specialist reader, whether in academia or industry, a comprehensive insight into an area where new research is emerging which is of interest to a larger scientific audience. Each review within the volume critically surveys one aspect of that topic and places it within the context of the volume as a whole. The most significant developments of the last 5 to 10 years are presented using selected examples to illustrate the principles discussed. The coverage is not intended to be an exhaustive summary of the field or include large quantities of data, but should rather be conceptual, concentrating on the methodological thinking that will allow the non-specialist reader to understand the information presented. Contributions also offer an outlook on potential future developments in the field. The chapter Lignin-Based Composite Materials for Photocatalysis and Photovoltaics is available open access under a CC BY 4.0 License via link.springer.com.

Structural Insights Into Gene Expression And Protein Synthesis

Structural Insights Into Gene Expression And Protein Synthesis

Several years ago, Thomas Steitz agreed to contribute a volume to the 'World Science Series on Structural Biology' that would deal with the contributions he and his coworkers have made to structural biology during his remarkable career. Sadly, Tom died in the fall of 2018 before he had had time to do more than produce an outline for this book, and a list of the reprints he wanted it to contain.Fortunately, Tom's colleagues and coworkers responded enthusiastically when they were informed later that fall that if they were willing to help out, a volume would be published to commemorate his career. It fell to Anders Liljas, Peggy Eatherton, Tom's longtime administrative assistant, and Peter Moore, a close colleague, to oversee their efforts. Thomas Steitz is best known for the work he and his coworkers did to elucidate the biochemical basis of gene expression. The structures of a large number of the macromolecules involved in transcription and translation emerged from his laboratory over the course of his career. This book includes reprints of the most important papers he had published, grouped according to the structures they relate to, and commentaries written by the scientists who collaborated with him to solve each of them. It thus summarizes the achievements of one of the most distinguished biochemists of the second half of the 20th century.