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Systems Biology of Free Radicals and Antioxidants

Editors: Laher, Ismail (Ed.)

  • Collates illustrated reviews of free radical induced cellular damage in a variety of tissues and organs
  • Includes detailed expert discussion of molecular and cellular mechanisms
  • Discusses the success and limitations of the use of antioxidants in several clinical settings and considers site-specific therapies
  • Brings readers insights into various diseases where free radicals are thought to play a role
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About this Reference Work

The focus of this collection of illustrated reviews is to discuss the systems biology of free radicals and anti-oxidants. Free radical induced cellular damage in a variety of tissues and organs is reviewed, with detailed discussion of molecular and cellular mechanisms. The collection is aimed at those new to the field, as well as clinicians and scientists with long standing interests in free radical biology. A feature of this collection is that the material also brings insights into various diseases where free radicals are thought to play a role. There is extensive discussion of the success and limitations of the use of antioxidants in several clinical settings.

About the authors

Ismail (Issy) Laher, Ph.D., is a Professor at the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver,Canada. He is also a Visiting Professor at the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Vermont, USA.  Trained at the University of London in pharmacology, he then continued with additional training in cardiovascular pharmacology at UBC and UVM, with a focus on the regulation of resistance artery regulation in health and disease.

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Table of contents (181 chapters)

  • Free Radicals and Antioxidants for Non-Experts

    Ďuračková, Zdeňka

    Pages 3-38

  • Free Radicals – An Evolutionary Perspective

    Monaghan, Pat (et al.)

    Pages 39-64

  • Biomarkers of Oxidative Stress

    Lowe, Frazer

    Pages 65-87

  • Oxidative Stress and Cell Function

    Avery, Simon V.

    Pages 89-112

  • Reactive Oxygen Species and Apoptosis

    Azad, Neelam (et al.)

    Pages 113-135

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eReference $2,249.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-30018-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-30019-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-30017-2
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Systems Biology of Free Radicals and Antioxidants
Editors
  • Ismail Laher
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eReference ISBN
978-3-642-30018-9
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-642-30019-6
Print ISBN
978-3-642-30017-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
LXI, 4178
Number of Illustrations and Tables
216 b/w illustrations, 273 illustrations in colour
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