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Author Arnhold, Jürgen, author

Title Cell and tissue destruction : mechanisms, protection, disorders / Jürgen Arnhold
Published London, United Kingdom ; San Diego, CA : Academic Press, [2020]


Description 1 online resource (344 pages)
Contents PART I: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL REASONS FOR DESTRUCTION IN LIVING SYSTEMS -- Chapter 1 -- Cells and Organisms as Open Systems -- Chapter 2 -- Role of Reactive Species in Destructions -- Chapter 3 -- Oxidation and Reduction of Biological Material -- PART II: PROTECTION AGAINST CYTOTOXIC COMPONENTS AND DESTRUCTIONS -- Chapter 4 -- Disturbances in Energy Supply -- Chapter 5 -- Mechanisms of Cell Death -- Chapter 6 -- Immune Response and Tissue Damage -- Chapter 7 -- Acute-Phase Proteins and Additional Protective Systems -- PART III: AGING PROCESSES AND DEVELOPMENT OF PATHOLOGICAL STATES -- Chapter 8 -- Aging in Complex Multicellular Organisms -- Chapter 9 -- Cell and Tissue Destruction in Selected Disorders -- Chapter 10 -- Organ Damage and Failure -- Chapter 11 -- Conclusions -- Appendix -- Some Basics About Redox Reactions in Living Systems
Summary Cell and Tissue Destruction: Mechanisms, Protection, and Disorders provides an overview of the main mechanisms responsible for degradation in human beings and summarizes important strategies to counter these mechanisms. This book details the properties and limits of protective mechanisms, along with disturbances to systematic physiological functions. It provides examples of disease states resulting from the limits of protective systems. Three sections consider the physical and chemical reasons for destruction in living systems, protection against cytotoxic components, and the development of pathologic states. This book provides neuroscientists, cancer researchers and physicians with robust, overall coverage of the interrelated processes involved in cell and tissue destruction in living structures, and concomitant protective mechanisms and their limitations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on December 18, 2019)
Subject Cell death.
Cell Death -- physiology
Cells -- metabolism
Cell death
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780128167359