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Title Neopterin : biochemistry, methods, clinical application / H. Wachter [and others] ; foreword by A. Butenandt and H. Rembold
Published Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter, 1992
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 294 pages) : illustrations
Series De Gruyter Proceedings in Mathematics
Proceedings in mathematics.
Contents 1 Pteridines -- 1.1 Historical remarks -- 1.2 Occurrence -- 1.3 Biosynthesis -- 1.4 Biochemical functions -- References -- 2 Neopterin -- 2.1 Chemical characteristics -- 2.2 Catabolism -- 2.3 Biochemical and physiological relevance -- References -- 3 Measurement of Neopterin -- 3.1 Historical remarks -- 3.2 Measurement by reversed phase HPLC without pretreatment of samples -- 3.3 Measurement of neopterin by reversed phase HPLC with on-line deproteinization -- 3.4 Measurement of neopterin by immunoassays -- References
4 Normal Ranges of Neopterin Concentrations in Various Body Fluids. 4.1 Normal ranges of neopterin concentrations in urine -- 4.2 Normal ranges of neopterin concentrations in serum -- 4.3 Normal ranges of neopterin concentrations in cerebrospinal fluid -- 4.4 Normal ranges of neopterin concentrations in synovial fluid -- 4.5 Normal ranges of neopterin concentrations in saliva -- 4.6 Discussion -- References -- 5 Biosynthesis of Pteridines and the Human Immune System -- 5.1 Immunological activation and cytokines -- 5.2 Cytokines and pteridine biosynthesis
5.3 Inducers of pteridine synthesis in human cells. 5.4 Cell culture techniques -- 5.5 Determination of pteridines in cell homogenates and supernatants -- 5.6 Enzyme activities of pteridine synthesis in cell extracts -- 5.7 Biological significance of cytokine-induced pteridine synthesis -- References -- 6 Neopterin in Organ Transplantation -- 6.1 Renal transplantation -- 6.2 Transplantation of solid organs other than kidney -- 6.3 Transplantation of bone marrow -- References -- 7 Neopterin in Autoimmune Diseases and Related Inflammatory Disorders
7.1 Neopterin in rheumatoid arthritis. 7.2 Neopterin in inflammatory bowel diseases -- 7.3 Neopterin in autoimmune diabetes -- 7.4 Neopterin in autoimmune diseases of the thyroid -- 7.5 Neopterin in systemic lupus erythematosus -- 7.6 Neopterin in multiple sclerosis -- 7.7 Neopterin in sarcoidosis -- 7.8 Neopterin in celiac disease -- References -- 8 Neopterin in Malignant Diseases -- 8.1 Hematological malignancies -- 8.2 Gynecological malignancies -- 8.3 Malignancies of the urogenital tract -- 8.4 Lung cancer
8.5 Gastrointestinal, pancreatic and hepatic cancer. 8.6 Breast cancer -- 8.7 Cancers of the head and neck region -- 8.8 Malignant melanoma -- 8.9 Neopterin in malignant diseases -- a summary -- References -- 9 Neopterin in Infectious Diseases -- 9.1 Infections by viruses -- 9.2 Neopterin during infection by human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) -- 9.3 Infections by intracellular protozoa -- 9.4 Infections by bacteria -- 9.5 Neopterin during sepsis and trauma -- References
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Biochemical markers.
Neopterin -- Analysis.
Neopterin -- Diagnostic use.
Neopterin -- Immunology.
Neopterin -- Physiological effect.
Biopterin -- analogs & derivatives.
Biopterin -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Wachter, H. (Helmut), 1929-2012.
ISBN 3110852780 (electronic bk.)
9783110852783 (electronic bk.)