Molecular Cardiology for the Cardiologists / Edition 1

Molecular Cardiology for the Cardiologists / Edition 1

by Bernard Swynghedauw, B. Swynghedauw
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792336224

ISBN-13: 9780792336228

Pub. Date: 08/22/1995

Publisher: Springer US

The intent of Molecular Cardiology for the Cardiologist, Second Edition, is to provide a short, easily readable summary of what the new biology brings to cardiology. Special efforts were made to include comprehensive diagrams and drawings, as well as teaching tables, and also to keep the size of the second edition within the modest limits of the first edition.  See more details below

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The intent of Molecular Cardiology for the Cardiologist, Second Edition, is to provide a short, easily readable summary of what the new biology brings to cardiology. Special efforts were made to include comprehensive diagrams and drawings, as well as teaching tables, and also to keep the size of the second edition within the modest limits of the first edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792336228
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
08/22/1995
Series:
Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine Series, #172
Edition description:
1995
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1: The new language of biology. From chromosome to gene. Current technologies. 2: Normal heart and vessels. Membrane proteins and electrical activity. Contractile proteins and contractility. Calciproteins and calcium movements. Collagen, ECM, and tissue compliance. Peptides regulating cardiac or vascular function. Cardiac and vascular growth. 3: Diseases of adaptation. Biological adaptation. The hypertrophied and failing heart. The senescent heart and vessels. 4: Genetics. DNA polymorphism. Inherited diseases. Inherited cardiovascular diseases and risk factors. 5: Gene transfers. Gene transfer during viral infection. Transgenic animals and reverse physiology. Gene therapy. References. Glossary. Index.

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