Copper and Zinc in Inflammation

Copper and Zinc in Inflammation


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401076821
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/05/2011
Series: Inflammation and Drug Therapy Series , #4
Edition description: 1989
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

1 Copper and zinc in inflammation.- 2 Copper proteins and their role as antioxidants in human inflammatory conditions.- 3 Role of metallothionein in copper and zinc metabolism: special reference to inflammatory conditions.- 4 Iron- or copper-dependent lipid peroxidation of lipoproteins at inflammatory sites: potential role in the mediation of tissue damage.- 5 Copper therapy of inflammatory disorders in man: special reference to rheumatoid arthritis.- 6 Copper complexes in the treatment of experimental inflammatory conditions: inflammation, ulcers and pain.- 7 Copper therapy of inflammatory disorders: efficacy and biodistribution of topically applied copper complexes.- 8 Concerning the chemistry and biology of some “copper- specific” ligands and their Cu complexes active as oral anti-inflammatory agents in the rat.- 9 Zinc absorption and excretion in humans and animals.- 10 Concerning the potential therapeutic value of zinc in rheumatoid and psoriatic arthritis.

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