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Surfactante Pulmonar: Función y Trastorno

Publicado por Maverick Panditas


Surfactante Pulmonar: Función y Trastorno
Lung Surfactant Function and Disorder
Autor: Kaushik Nag
Idioma: Inglés
Número de páginas: 528
Materia: Veterinaria
Año: 2005
Formato: PDF
ISBN: 0824757920

La única fuente que describe el surfactante pulmonar como un complejo sistema membranoso. Esta guía analiza la función del surfactante pulmonar desde los aspectos de la biología molecular, biofísica, ciencias de membranas y análisis de superficie e interfase y revisa los últimos avances básicos y clínicos relacionados a enfermedades y trastornos pulmonares.



CONTENIDO:

COMPOSITION, STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
1. Lung Surfactant Phospholipid Molecular Species in Health and Disease
2. New Insights into the Thermal Dynamics of the Surfactant System from Warm and Cold Animals
3. Molecular and Functional Properties of Surfactant Protein A
4. Receptors and Ligands for Collectins Surfactant Proteins A and D
5. Structure-Function Relationships of Hydrophobic Proteins SP-B and SP-C in Pulmonary Surfactant

BIOPHYSICS AND MOLECULAR MECHANISMS
6. Chain Dancing, Super-Cool Surfactant, and Heavy Breathing: Membranes, Rafts, and Phase Transitions
7. The Basis of Low Surface Tensions in the Lungs
8. Surfactant and Airway Liquid Flows
9. Lung Surfactants: A Molecular Perspective from Computation
10. Analysis of Surface Topology and Chemical Composition of Microstructures Formed in Planar Surfactant Films Under Compression
11. SP-B Peptides: Synthesis, Structure, and Surface Activity
12. Structure and Function of the Molecular Film of Pulmonary Surfactant at the Air-Alveolar Interface: The Role of SP-C
13. Analysis of SP-C Function Using Transgenic and Gene Targeted Mice
14. Alternative Functions of SP-B and SP-C

DYSFUNCTION AND DISEASE
15. The Physiological Significance of a Dysfunctional Lung Surfactant
16. Pulmonary Surfactant in Asthma and Allergy
17. Surfactant Treatment for Inflammatory Lung Disease
18. Alteration of Alveolar Surfactant Function by Reactive Oxygen Species
19. Novel Surfactant Therapy for Developing Countries: Current Status and Future Directions

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