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Title Advances in medicine and biology. Volume 122 / Leon V. Berhardt, editor
Published New York : Nova Biomedicakl, [2017]
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Contents Preface; Chapter 1; Bacterial Biofilms: The Structure, Development and Potential of Plant Compounds for Alternative Control; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Microbial Biofilms: Definition and Structure; 3. Biofilm Development; 4. Importance of the Biofilms; 4.1. Medical Importance: Biofilms and Pathogenesis; 4.2. Biofilm Industrial Problems; 4.2.1. Biofilms and Food Industry; 4.2.2. Biofilm and Fuel Industry; 5. Plant-Derived Products for Biofilm Control; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 2; Bactericidal Agents: Common Mechanisms of Action and Strategy; Abstract
1. Introduction2. Membrane Targeting Mechanism; 2.1. Changes in Membrane Potential; 2.2. Leakage of Intracellular Cmponetns; 2.3. Pore Formation; 3. Stimulation of Intracellular Signaling; 3.1. Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Generation; 3.2. Filamentation and Cell Cycle Arrest; 3.3. The SOS Response and RecA protein; 3.4. Hallmarks of Eukaryotic Apoptotic Death; 4. Targeting the Cell Wall; Conclusion; References; Biographical Sketch; Chapter 3; Food Choices after Bariatric Surgery: Are There Changes in Oral Medium Characteristics and Food Perception?; Abstract; 1. Introduction
2. Bariatric Surgery2.1. Bariatric Surgery, Weight Loss, and Eating Behavior; 2.2. Hormonal/Post-Ingestive Changes Induced by Bariatric Surgery; 3. Oral Food Perception; 3.1. Mechanisms Involved in Flavor Perception; 3.2. Basics of Taste Anatomy and Physiology; 3.2.1. Influences of Hormones and Gastrointestinal Peptides in the Taste System; 3.3. Basics of Aroma Perception; 3.4. Changes in Oral Food Perception after Bariatric Surgery; 3.4.1. Changes in Taste Function; 3.4.2. Changes in Aroma/Odor Perception; 4. Saliva: An Important Fluid in Oral Food Perception
2.1.3. Comparison Paclitaxel with Docetaxel2.2. Clinical Manifestation and Evolution of TIPN; 2.2.1. The Symptoms; 2.2.2. Paclitaxel-Associated Acute Pain Syndrome; 2.3. Risk Factor of TIPN; 2.4. Other Drugs Causing Frequently CIPN; 2.4.1. Platinum Compounds; 2.4.2. Vincristine; 2.4.3. Eribulin; 2.4.4. Bortezomib; 2.4.5. Thalidomide; 2.5. Other Drugs Causing Less Frequently CIPN; 2.6. Neuropathy Assessment Tools; 3. Mechanism of TIPN; 3.1. Pathogenesis; 3.2. Pharmacogenomics of TIPN; 3.2.1. Genetic Variants Increasing Risk for Developing TIPN
4.1. Saliva Secretion, Composition, and Functions4.2. Relation between Saliva Composition and Food Intake: Potential Effect of Changes to Dietary Regimens; 4.3. Saliva Changes Induced by Lifestyle Factors; 4.4. Saliva and Taste Perception; 4.5. Changes in Saliva Composition in Obesity and Bariatric Surgery; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 4; Taxane-Induced Peripheral Neurotoxicity: A Review; Abstract; 1. Introduction; 2. Clinical Features; 2.1. Incidence and Severity of TIPN; 2.1.1. Paclitaxel-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy; 2.1.2. Docetaxel-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed June 24, 2017)
Subject Biology -- Research.
Clinical medicine.
Form Electronic book
Author Berhardt, Leon V., editor
ISBN 153612088X (electronic bk.)
9781536120882 (electronic bk.)