Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Medicine - Internal Medicine | Proteases in Gastrointestinal Tissues

Proteases in Gastrointestinal Tissues

Lendeckel, Uwe, Hooper, Nigel M. (Eds.)

2006, XVII, 343 p.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$199.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-1-4020-4483-0

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$259.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-1-4020-4482-3

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$259.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-90-481-7134-7

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • About this book

This book is unique for its comprehensive presentation of protease function in the stomach, colon, pancreas and liver under both physiological conditions and major diseases manifesting in these four organs. The individual chapters have been written by leaders in the field who outline in great detail the role of proteases in the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Available animal models (of disease, transgenic, or knock-out) are extensively referred to and experimental data obtained thereby are discussed in the context of patient-derived data.

Newcomers to the field and interested non-specialists will take advantage of the extensive introduction to individual proteases, protease families, and the diseases. Understanding is greatly facilitated by the clear and condensed presentation of summarised data in tables and graphs. This book is a valuable source for both clinicians and basic and clinical researchers interested in protease function and/or diseases in gastrointestinal tissues.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Cancer - Chemokine - Fibrosis - Inflammation - Liver Transplantation - Protease - Transplantation - pathophysiology - physiology

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Cancer Research - Internal Medicine - Pharmacology & Toxicology

Table of contents 

Contributing Authors Preface Chapter 1 Protease-Activated Receptors in Gastrointestinal Function and Disease Nigel W. Bunnett and Graeme S. Cottrell Chapter 2 Matrix Metalloproteinases in Gastric Cancer Nikhil I. Khushalani and Nithya Ramnath Chapter 3 Proteases in Helicobacter pylori-Mediated Diseases Thomas Wex, Michael Zack, and Peter Malfertheiner Chapter 4 Proteases in Pancreatic Disease Avinash Sewpaul, Jeremy J. French, and Richard M. Charnley Chapter 5 PAR in the Pathogenesis of Pain in Pancreatic Disease Pankaj J. Pasricha Chapter 6 Importance of the Local Renin-Angiotensin System in Pancreatic Disease Po Sing Leung Chapter 7 Hepatitis C Viral Proteases And Inhibitors Mingjun Huang, Avinash Phadke and Atul Agarwal Chapter 8 Angiotensin Converting Enzyme in the Pathophysiology of Liver Fibrosis Yao Hong Wie Chapter 9 Matrix Metalloproteinases in Chronic Liver Disease and Liver Transplantation Hein W. Verspaget, Johan P. Kuyvenhoven, Cornelis F. M. Sier, Bart van Hoek Chapter 10 MMPs and ADAMs in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Alicja Wiercinska-Drapalo, Jerzy Jaroszewicz, Anna Parfieniuk, Anna Moniuszko Chapter 11 Chemokines and Matrix Metalloproteinases in Colorectal Cancer Gayle G. Vaday and Stanley Zucker Chapter 12 Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) in Gut Inflammation Fernando Magro Chapter 13 Intestinal Apical Protein Transport in Health and Disease Stephan von Hörsten, Michael Krahn, Nadine Frerker, Anja Gemeinhardt, Dennis Schwab, Silvia Slesiona, Hassan Naim, and Marwan Alfalah Index

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Gastroenterology.