By Oscar Bodansky

Biochemistry of Human melanoma specializes in advances within the program of biochemistry to the examine of human cancers, akin to neoplastic immunoglobulinopathies, melanoma of the bladder, tumors of the neural crest, leukemias and lymphomas, and neoplasms of the bone. It additionally examines definite beneficial properties of human melanoma starting from normal metabolic features to enzymic points and immunochemical issues.
Organized into 18 chapters, this booklet starts off with an summary of the final metabolic gains of melanoma, with emphasis at the metabolism of lipids, proteins, and carbohydrates. It then discusses the real biochemical elements of pulmonary and prostatic neoplasms, together with the serum acid and alkaline phosphatase actions of prostatic carcinoma. the remainder chapters examine the position of enzymes and immunoglobulins in melanoma, the tryptophan metabolism in melanoma of the bladder and the carcinoid syndrome, the hyperlink among amino acid metabolism and tumors of the neural crest, and the neoplasms of the digestive tract and the accent organs (pancreas and liver). The booklet explains the metabolism of purines and pyrimidines in melanoma, hypercalcemia in neoplastic affliction with no facts of bone metastases, and neoplasms of alternative organs, resembling the pituitary gland, thyroid, testis, and adrenal cortex. short case experiences from the literature are integrated to demonstrate correlations among biochemical and medical findings.
Scientists, biochemists, and scientific investigators concerned about the biochemistry of human melanoma will locate this e-book hugely informative.

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