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Double-Edged Sword 9780201408386

Double-Edged Sword

The Promises and Risks of the Genetic Revolution

ISBN-10: 0201408384
ISBN-13: 9780201408386
PUBLISHER: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
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Product Description: Preface Introduction, J. M. Kinney and D. H. Elwyn Part I: Introduction to Amino Acid Metabolism Approaches to Studying Amino Acid Metabolism: From Quantitative Assays to Flux Assessment Using Stable Isotopes, N. N. Abumrad, D. Darmaun, and L. A. Cynober Routes of Cellular Uptake of Amino Acids: Obstacles or Opportunities for Progress? H. N. Christensen and A. A. Greene Part II: Physiology Metabolism Contribution of Amino Acids to Gluconeogenesis, X. Leverve Ureagenesis and Ammoniagenesis, A. J. Meijer Metabolism of Branch-Chain Amino Acids, A. J. M. Wagenmakers and P. B. Soeters The Glutamate Crossway, Y. Wakabayashi Nitric Oxide, J. E. Albina and R. B. Matteo Control of and by Amino Acids Insulin and the Regulation of Amino Acid Catabolism and Protein Turnover, J. Millward Counter-Regulatory Hormones and the Role of Cytokines in the Control of Amino Acid Metabolism, P. -O. Hasselgren Control of Amino Acid Metabolism by Lipid, Ketone Bodies, and Glucose Substrates, Y. Boirie and B. BeaufrFre Role of Amino Acids in the Control of Proteolysis, D. HSussinger and S. vom Dahl Stimulation of Liver Glycogen Synthesis and Lipogenesis by Na+-Transported Amino Acids, L. Hue and V. Gaussin Part III: Amino Acid Requirements The Notion of the Nutritional Essentiality of Amino Acids, Revisited, with a Note on the Indispensable Amino Acid Requirements in Adults, V. R. Young and A. E. El-Khoury Neonatal Requirements for Amino Acids, D. K. Rassin Part IV: Amino Acid Metabolism in Disease Trauma and Sepsis, M. Jeevanandam Chronic Malnutrition with Reference to Muscle Tissue, C. Pichard, B. Kayser, and A. Dulloo Amino Acid Metabolism in Cancer, K. Lundholm, A. Hyltander, and R. Sandstr÷m Modulation of Hepatic Glutamine Metabolism in Cancer, B. P. Bode, S. F. Abcouwer, and W. W. Souba Diabetes Mellitus, M. Salleh and M. Ardawi Acidosis, T. C. Welbourne and X. Mu Part V: Amino Acid Supply in Disease Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects Quantitative Amino Acid In take by the Parenteral Route, G. Iapichino and D. Radrizzani Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects of Nitrogen Supply in Enteral Nutrition in Relation to Free Amino Acids and Peptides, G. K. Grimble Branched-Chain Amino Acids in Liver Disease, G. Marchesini, A. Fabbri, G. Bianchi, and E. Bugianesi Branched-Chain Amino and Keto Acids in Renal Failure, D. Laouari and P. Parvy The Use of Arginine in Clinical Practice, A. Barbul Glutamine and Glutamine-Containing Dipeptides, P. Fnrst and P. Stehle Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate, L. A. Cynober Formulae Devoted to Specific Situations Amino Acid Support in Catabolic Illness, T. R. Ziegler and T. V. Nattakom Amino Acid Requirements in Cancer, A. C. L. Campos and M. M. Meguid Amino Acid Solutions for Acute Renal Failure, C. J. Foulks Amino Acids to Support Gut Function and Morphology, J. C. Alverdy Index

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