Oxygen Radicals and the Disease Process / Edition 1

Oxygen Radicals and the Disease Process / Edition 1

by Craig Thomas
     
 

ISBN-10: 9057022265

ISBN-13: 9789057022265

Pub. Date: 03/18/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book provides a detailed investigation into the evidence implicating oxygen radicals in the etiology of eleven different human diseases or conditions. World renowned experts from each discipline review the data supporting this involvement, and discuss the full implications that result. Topics covered include Alzheimer's disease, cerebral ischemia, rheumatoid…  See more details below

Overview

This book provides a detailed investigation into the evidence implicating oxygen radicals in the etiology of eleven different human diseases or conditions. World renowned experts from each discipline review the data supporting this involvement, and discuss the full implications that result. Topics covered include Alzheimer's disease, cerebral ischemia, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, atherosclerosis, ARDS, critical care medicine and cancer. This book not only provides an invaluable resource for those seeking up to date information on the evidence supporting the involvement of oxygen radicals in human disease, but also instigates theoretical discussion of future research endeavors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789057022265
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/18/1998
Pages:
282
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Contributors
1Introduction: Free Radicals and Human Disease - Trick or Treat?1
2Oxygen Free Radical Involvement in Cerebral Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury15
3Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Studies of Amyloid [beta]-Peptide- and Ischemia/Reperfusion-Associated Oxygen Free Radicals and the Membrane Damage they cause: Relevance to Alzheimer's Disease and Stroke41
4Oxygen Radicals and Aging65
5Free Radicals in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Redox Regulation of Gene Transcription and Proteolytic Tissue Destruction85
6Implication of Reactive Oxygen Metabolites in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases101
7Interleukin-1, Neutrophils, and Oxidants in Acute Lung Injury127
8Free Radicals and Critical Care Medicine141
9Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1 Tat Protein and Oxidant/Antioxidant Balance157
10Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury: Free Radicals175
11Oxidation of Low Density Lipoprotein in Plasma219
12Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Multistage Carcinogenesis237
Index279

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