Nutrition and Health

L-Arginine in Clinical Nutrition

Editors: Patel, Vinood, Preedy, Victor R., Rajendram, Rajkumar (Eds.)

  • Written by an international group of expert authors Presents emerging fields of science and important discoveries Each chapter contains key points and keywords for ready reference 

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This text presents the application of current nutritional knowledge by physicians and dietitians and incorporates emerging fields of science and important discoveries.  It contains seven major sections. Section 1: Basic Processes at the Cellular Levels, Section 2: Arginine Metabolism and Functions, Section 3: Arginine Status in Cells Related to Organ Damage and Disease, Section 4: Arginine Status and Use in Healthy Individuals, Section 5: Arginine and Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Section 6: Therapeutic uses of Arginine: Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases and Section 7: Therapeutic Uses of Arginine: Cancer, Wound Healing and Infectious Disease.

Written by authors of international and national standing, leaders in the field and trendsetters, Arginine in Clinical Nutrition is essential reading for nutritionists and dietitians, public health scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, health care professionals of various disciplines, policy makers and marketing and economic strategists. 

About the authors

Vinood B. Patel, BSc, PhD, FRSC
University of Westminster
Faculty of Science & Technology
Department of Biomedical Sciences
London, United Kingdom
Victor R. Preedy, BSc, PhD, DSc
Professor
King’s College London
Dept Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences Division
School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Franklin-Wilkins Building
London, United Kingdom

Rajkumar Rajendram, AKC, BSc (Hons), MBBS (Dist), MRCP (UK), FRCA, EDIC, FFICM

Nutritional Sciences Research Division

Faculty of Life Science and Medicine

King's College London

Franklin-Wilkins Building

London, United Kingdom

Table of contents (48 chapters)

  • l-Arginine Uptake by Cells

    Candy, Geoffrey P. (et al.)

    Pages 3-16

  • l-Arginine and the Expression of HSP70 and p53 Proteins

    Pedrycz, Agnieszka (et al.)

    Pages 17-29

  • AMP-Activated Protein Kinase and l-Arginine

    Mohan, Srinidi

    Pages 31-39

  • Amidine-Based Compounds Affecting l-Arginine Metabolism

    Maccallini, Cristina (et al.)

    Pages 41-53

  • Oxy- and Sulfoanalogues of l-Arginine

    Dzimbova, Tatyana (et al.)

    Pages 55-70

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26009-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $199.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26007-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
L-Arginine in Clinical Nutrition
Editors
  • Vinood Patel
  • Victor R. Preedy
  • Rajkumar Rajendram
Series Title
Nutrition and Health
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-26009-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-26009-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-26007-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 645
Number of Illustrations and Tables
103 b/w illustrations, 112 illustrations in colour
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