Human blood plasma proteins: structure and function by Professor Robert Crichton

By Professor Robert Crichton

Human Blood Plasma Proteins provides an summary of the proteins present in human blood plasma, with specific emphasis on their constitution and serve as and dating to pathological states and sickness. themes lined contain:

  • introduction to blood parts and blood plasma proteins
  • blood plasma protein domain names, motifs and repeats
  • blood plasma protein households and posttranslational adjustments
  • blood coagulation and fibrinolysis
  • the supplement method
  • the immune process
  • enzymes
  • inhibitors
  • lipoproteins
  • hormones
  • cytokines and development components
  • transport and garage

the knowledge of every protein mentioned during this e-book in a few element is summarised on the finish of every bankruptcy in a Data Sheet , the place you will find an important info of every protein at one look. complete cross-referencing to protein databases is given and lots of of the proteins mentioned are observed by means of their 3D constitution.

Attractively offered in complete color, Human Blood Plasma Proteins is an important atlas of this proteome for somebody operating in biochemistry, protein chemistry and proteomics, structural biology, and drugs.

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