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Author Herrera, Arturo Solis

Title Melanin, the Master Molecule
Published Sharjah : Bentham Science Publishers, 2018
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Contents Intro; CONTENTS; Untitled; PREFACE; DEDICATION; INTRODUCTION; PRESENTATION; Melanin Functions in the Eye; The Omnipresence of Melanin in All Biological Realms (Figs. 9-93); Melanin, the First Self-replicating Molecule; Melanin, the Molecule Base of Biological and Planetary Systems; CONCLUSION; REFERENCES; Intrinsic Chemistry of Melanin: Potential Approaches for Translational Medicine; Arturo Solís-Herrera1,* and Sergey Suchkov2; INTRODUCTION; Thermodynamics; Laws of Thermodynamics; The Evolutionary Cell Biology in Terms of Energy Conservation
CONFLICT OF INTERESTACKNOWLEDGEMENT; REFERENCES; Water of the Cephalous Spinal Fluid- The Main Source of Energy of the Central Nervous System; Arturo Solís-Herrera*, Graciela Landín-Miranda, Ruth I. Solís-Arias, Paola E. Solís-Arias, Martha P. Solís-Arias and María del Carmen Arias Esparza; BACKGROUND; Glucose: A Source of Energy?; Mitochondria; Cephalous Spinal Fluid (CSF) and the Physiology of the Choroid Plexuses (CP); Human Photosynthesis or the Unexpected Capacity of Melanin to Split the Water Molecule; The Energy Supply to the Nucleus of Eukaryotic Cell Without Mitochondria or ATP
Melanin Functions in the EyeHow the Results Have Been Achieved; Photosynthesis; Photosynthesis in Plants; Photosynthesis in Humans; ATP is Not the Perfect Currency for Energy Cell; Energy Cost of Protein Synthesis; Human Photosynthesis and Its Potential Implementation in PPPM; Some Examples of Potential Applications of the Human Photosynthesis Enhancement; Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD): Alzheimerś Disease in the Eye [72]?; Neurotransmitters Role; CONCLUSION; Challenges of Current Healthcare Systems; Outlook; HUMAN AND ANIMAL RIGHTS; CONFLICT OF INTEREST; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; REFERENCES
The Cell Bioenergetics Pathways Beyond Glucose and Mitochondria and the Intrinsic Chemistry of MelaninArturo Solís Herrera*, María del Carmen Arias Esparza, Ruth I. Solís Arias, Paola E. Solís Arias and Martha P. Solís Arias; INTRODUCTION; Background; Glycome; The Central Paradigm and Melanin; Clinical Contradictory Data; Melanin as Unsuspected Source of Chemical Energy; Energy Definition; Glucose: The Universal Building Block; The Regularity in Living Things; Glucose and Energy; Kidney Cortex and Chemical Energy; Adenosine, the Backbone of ATP; CONCLUSION; HUMAN AND ANIMAL RIGHTS
The Cell, the Forces of Gravity and other Physical ForcesThe Cell, an Apparently Chaotic System; The Cell from the Point of View of the Entropy; Melanin, the Fundamental Molecule of Life and Evolution; Photo-protective Role of Melanin; Melanin and Other Pigments in Biology; Melanin Functions Described in the Literature (Table 1); Melanin as an Energy Source; The Chemistry of Melanin; The Physical Properties of Melanin; Optical Properties; Indirect Evidence of the Unsuspected Property of Melanin; Kleiber Law (E = M3/4); Why Big Animals Use Energy More Efficiently Than Little Ones?
Notes Melanin and the Central Nervous System
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Subject Melanins.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1681086530