Dynamics of Bone and Cartilage Metabolism: Principles and Clinical Applications / Edition 2

Dynamics of Bone and Cartilage Metabolism: Principles and Clinical Applications / Edition 2

by Markus J. Seibel
     
 

ISBN-10: 012088562X

ISBN-13: 9780120885626

Pub. Date: 07/24/2006

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This updated edition is a comprehensive treatise that spans the complete range of basic biochemistry of bone and cartilage components to the clinical evaluation of disease markers in bone and joint disorders. With contributions from over 75 international experts, this latest edition is indispensable reading for those involved in skeletal research as well as for

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Overview

This updated edition is a comprehensive treatise that spans the complete range of basic biochemistry of bone and cartilage components to the clinical evaluation of disease markers in bone and joint disorders. With contributions from over 75 international experts, this latest edition is indispensable reading for those involved in skeletal research as well as for rheumatologists, endocrinologists, clinical biochemists, and other clinical disciplines participating in the management of patients with bone and cartilage diseases.

• Part I provides an up-to-date account of current knowledge of the structure, biosynthesis and molecular biology of the major tissue components
• Part II covers the organizational structure and cellular metabolism of bone and cartilage
• Part III deals with the utility of components specific to bone and cartilage as biomarkers of health and disease

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780120885626
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/24/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
920
Product dimensions:
8.63(w) x 11.25(h) x 2.25(d)

Table of Contents

Section ToC

PART I
Components of the Organic Extracellular Matrix of Bone and Cartilage
PART II
Structure and Metabolism of the Extracellular Matrix of Bone and Cartilage
PART III
Markers of Bone and Cartilage Metabolism

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