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Right Ventricular Physiology, Adaptation and Failure in Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease

by Mark K. Friedberg & Andrew N. Redington

<p>This book spans topics in both congenital and acquired right heart disease providing readers with detailed information on the physiology, anatomy and myocardial mechanics of the right ventricle (RV), while describing the use of echo and MRI ...

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RNA Technologies and Their Applications

by Jan Barciszewski & Volker A. Erdmann

<p>RNA technologies are the driving forces of modern medicine and biotechnology. They combine the fields of biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, physics, nanotechnology and bioinformatics. The combination of these topics is ...

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Role of Tyrosine Kinases in Gastrointestinal Malignancies

by Ganji Purnachandra Nagaraju

<p>The aim of this book is to provide comprehensive overview of the role of different tyrosine kinases in the progression and metastasis of various cancers of the gastrointestinal tract such as esophagus, liver, pancreas, stomach, and ...

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Salience Network of the Human Brain

by Lucina Q. Uddin

<p><em>Salience Network of the Human Brain</em> focuses on the multiple sources of stimuli that compete for our attention, providing interesting discussions on how the relative salience—importance or prominence—of each of these inputs determines

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Scaling

Why is Animal Size so Important?

by Knut Schmidt-Nielsen

<p>This book is about the importance of animal size. We tend to think of animal function in chemical terms and talk of water, salts, proteins, enzymes, oxygen, energy, and so on. We should not forget, however, that physical laws are equally ...

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Sex Differences in Physiology

by Gretchen Neigh, Ph.D. & Megan Mitzelfelt, Ph.D.

<p><em>Sex Differences in Physiology</em> is an all-encompassing reference that details basic science research into sex differences in all physiological fields. It includes scientific discoveries concerning sex differences in cardiovascular, ...

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Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream

a day in the life of your body

by Jennifer Ackerman

<p>The acclaimed science writer Jennifer Ackerman lends her keen eye and lively voice to this marvellous exploration of the human body. Taking us through a typical day, from the arousal of the senses in the morning to the reverie of sleep and ...

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Sex Steroids and Bone

by Reinhard Ziegler, Johannes Pfeilschifter & Matthias Bräutigam

<p>Bone is a sex hormone-dependent organ, which has important implications for current therapeutic strategies in the prevention and possible treatment of bone loss in the elderly. This book contains the proceedings of the Schering Workshop on ...

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Shed Tears for Diagnostics

by Anjali Prashar

<p>This book covers a wide range of topics concerning human tear based science, starting from basics such as the normal composition of tears and moving up to novel disease detection platforms. The entire approach is pioneering, as tears are ...

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Sigma Proteins: Evolution of the Concept of Sigma Receptors

by Gavril W. Pasternak & Felix J. Kim

<p>Two sigma receptor subtypes have been proposed, sigma1 and 2. Much of our understanding of this system is based on biochemical and pharmacological characterization of the cloned sigma1 receptor subtype (Sigma1). It has become clear that sigma

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Sildenafil

by Udo Dunzendorfer

<p>Sildenafil, for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, is one of the first products that has made its way successfully from basic NO (nitrous oxide) research, to clinical routine therapy.  <em>Sidenafil</em>, part of the <em>Milestones in ...

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Sleep, Memory and Synaptic Plasticity

by Sushil K. Jha & Vibha M. Jha

<p>Over the years there has been growing interest among the scientific community in investigating sleep and how it affects the memory and other brain functions. It is now well established that sleep helps in memory consolidation and induction of

ISBN: 9789811328145

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Small Peptides: Chemistry, Biology and Clinical Studies

by Dutta, A. S.

Pharmacochemistry Library, Volume 19: Small Peptides: Chemistry, Biology, and Clinical Studies focuses on the processes, reactions, properties, and characteristics of peptides, including analogues and proteases.<br><br>The publication first ...

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Small-Sided and Conditioned Games in Soccer Training

The Science and Practical Applications

by Filipe Manuel Clemente

<p>This book reviews the general acute effects and adaptations of small-sided and conditioned games (SSCGs) in terms of physiological responses, technical performance and methodology/periodization in the game of soccer. It also reviews the many ...

ISBN: 9789811008801

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Smooth Muscle Spontaneous Activity

Physiological and Pathological Modulation

by Hikaru Hashitani & Richard J. Lang

<p>This book presents the commonality and heterogeneity of the mechanisms underlying smooth muscle spontaneous activity in various smooth muscle organs and in addition discusses their malfunctions in disease and their potential as novel ...

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Social Inequalities in Health in Nonhuman Primates

The Biology of the Gradient

by Carol A. Shively & Mark E. Wilson

<p>This book provides a comprehensive look at nonhuman primate social inequalities as models for health differences associated with socioeconomic status in humans. The benefit of the socially-housed monkey model is that it provides the ...

ISBN: 9783319308722

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Sodium and Water Homeostasis

Comparative, Evolutionary and Genetic Models

by Kelly Anne Hyndman & Thomas L. Pannabecker

<p>This book presents cutting edge methods that provide insights into the pathways by which salt and water traverse cell membranes and flow in an orchestrated fashion amongst the many compartments of the body. It focuses on a number of ...

ISBN: 9781493932139

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Space Physiology

by Jay C. Buckey, Jr., M.D.

<p>The success of any space flight mission depends not only on advanced technology but also on the health and well-being of crew members. This book, written by an astronaut physician, is the first practical guide to maintaining crew members ...

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Space Radiation and Astronaut Safety

by Erik Seedhouse

<p>This brief explores the biological effects of long-term radiation on astronauts in deep space. As missions progress beyond Earth's orbit and away from the protection of its magnetic shielding, astronauts risk constant exposure to higher ...

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Speech Production and Speech Modelling

by W.J. Hardcastle & Alain Marchal

<p>Speech sound production is one of the most complex human activities: it is also one of the least well understood. This is perhaps not altogether surprising as many of the complex neurological and physiological processes involved in the ...

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