Pharmacoepigenetics

Pharmacoepigenetics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 983
Release: 2019-06-04
ISBN 10: 0128139404
ISBN 13: 9780128139400
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacoepigenetics Book Review:

Pharmacoepigenetics, Volume Eleven provides a comprehensive volume on the role of epigenetics and epigenomics in drug discovery and development, providing a detailed, but accessible, view of the field, from basic principles, to applications in disease therapeutics. Leading international researchers from across academia, clinical settings and the pharmaceutical industry discuss the influence of epigenetics and epigenomics in human pathology, epigenetic biomarkers for disease prediction, diagnosis, and treatment, current epigenetic drugs, and the application of epigenetic procedures in drug development. Throughout the book, chapter authors offer a balanced and objective discussion of the future of pharmacoepigenetics and its crucial contribution to the growth of precision and personalized medicine. Fully examines the influence of epigenetics and epigenomics in human pathology, epigenetic biomarkers for disease prediction, diagnosis, treatment, current epigenetic drugs and the application of epigenetic procedures in drug development Features chapter contributions from leading international researchers in academia, clinical settings and the pharmaceutical industry Instructs researchers, students and clinicians on how to better interpret and employ pharmacoepigenetics in drug development, efficiency and safety Provides a balanced and objective discussion of the future of pharmacoepigenetics and its crucial role in precision medicine

Novel Perspectives in Cancer Chemoprevention Via Nrf2 Pathway

Novel Perspectives in Cancer Chemoprevention Via Nrf2 Pathway
Author: Tien-Yuan Wu
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 151
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:830510399
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Novel Perspectives in Cancer Chemoprevention Via Nrf2 Pathway Book Review:

The cancer chemoprevention is the strategy of blocking or slowing the onset of premalignant tumors and decreases the incidence of cancer with relatively nontoxic chemical substance. More importantly, Nrf2 and Nrf2-antioxidant response element (ARE) pathway plays a critical role in the cancer chemoprevention. Studies of the induction of Nrf2 and subsequent phase II detoxifying/antioxidant drug metabolism enzymes expression by phytochemicals in vivo or in vitro are considered as a major topic. This thesis will focus on the factors important in the regulation of Nrf2 and phase II xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes which are generally considered as antioxidant and detoxifying enzymes in cancer chemoprevention. Accumulating evidence from epidemiological studies indicates that chronic inflammation and oxidative stress play critical roles in neoplastic development. Our results show that tea Chrysanthemun zawadskii (CZ) and licorice Glycyrrhiza uralensis (LE) extracts exhibited potent anti-inflammatory activities by suppressing the mRNA and protein expression levels of pro-inflammatory biomarkers and the NF-kB luciferase activity. Both extracts also showed strong inhibitory effects against NF-kB-mediated inflammatory as well as strong activation of the Nrf2-ARE-antioxidative stress signaling pathways. Indole-3-carbinol (I3C) and its acid condensation product, 3,3'-diindolylmethane (DIM) were examined the chemopreventive effect and the molecular mechanism, particularly the anti-oxidative stress pathway regulated by Nrf2, in transgenic adenocarcinoma of mouse prostate (TRAMP) mice and TRAMP C1 cells. I3C and DIM significantly suppressed the incidence of palpable tumor (p

Prognostic Epigenetics

Prognostic Epigenetics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 442
Release: 2019-11-01
ISBN 10: 012814260X
ISBN 13: 9780128142608
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Prognostic Epigenetics Book Review:

This volume provides comprehensive information on how mapping an individual’s epigenome can be medically relevant and holds the potential to improve preventive medicine and precision therapeutics at an early-stage (prior to disease onset). In order to advance clinical adoption of the recently developed epigenetic approaches, it is necessary for translational scientists, clinicians, and students to gain a better understanding about epigenetic mechanisms that are associated with a particular disorder; and to be able to effectively identify biomarkers that can be applied in drug development and for better diagnosis and prognosis of diseases. Prognostic Epigenetics is the most-inclusive volume to-date specifically dedicated to epigenetic markers that have been developed for prognosis of diseases, recent advances in this field, the clinical implementation of this research, and the future outlook. Compiles all known information on prognostic epigenetics and its role in preventive medicine and drug discovery Covers the basic functionality of epigenetic mechanisms involved in early disease prognosis and diagnosis, and provides tools for the identification and development of these biomarkers for a wide range of diseases Enables clinicians, researchers, and pharmacologists to improve preventive medicine and precision therapeutics throughout a person’s lifetime Features chapter contributions from leading international researchers

Medical Epigenetics

Medical Epigenetics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 970
Release: 2021-08-27
ISBN 10: 0128243260
ISBN 13: 9780128243268
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Epigenetics Book Review:

Medical Epigenetics, Second Edition provides a comprehensive analysis of epigenetics in health management, across a broad spectrum of disease categories and specialties, and with a focus on human systems, epigenetic diseases that affect these systems, and evolving modes of epigenetic-based treatment. Here, more than 40 leading researchers examine how each human system is affected by epigenetic maladies, offering an all-in-one resource on medical epigenetics not only for those directly involved with health care, but investigators in life sciences, biotech companies, graduate students, and others who are interested in applied aspects of epigenetics. Incorporating both diagnostic and prognostic epigenetic approaches, this volume also fully supports the application of epigenetics in precision medicine. This second edition of Medical Epigenetics, a volume in the Translational Epigenetics series, has been fully revised to address recent advances in disease epigenetics and role of epigenetics in precision medicine, with all-new chapters on skin cancer epigenetics, network analysis in medical epigenetics, machine learning in epigenetic diseases, and clinical trials of epigenetics drugs. Features chapters from leading researchers and clinicians dedicated to the burgeoning role of epigenetics in medical practice Covers emerging topics, including twin epigenetics, as well as epigenetics of gastrointestinal disease, muscle disorders, endocrine disorders, ocular medicine, pediatric diseases, sports medicine, noncoding RNA therapeutics, pain management and regenerative medicine Organized from system disorders to multi-system disorders that involve epigenetic aberrations Examines the role of epigenetics in precision medicine

Epigenetic Cancer Therapy

Epigenetic Cancer Therapy
Author: Steven Gray
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 748
Release: 2015-07-01
ISBN 10: 0128002247
ISBN 13: 9780128002247
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Epigenetic Cancer Therapy Book Review:

Epigenetic Cancer Therapy unites issues central to a translational audience actively seeking to understand the topic. It is ideal for cancer specialists, including oncologists and clinicians, but also provides valuable information for researchers, academics, students, governments, and decision-makers in the healthcare sector. The text covers the basic background of the epigenome, aberrant epigenetics, and its potential as a target for cancer therapy, and includes individual chapters on the state of epigenome knowledge in specific cancers (including lung, breast, prostate, liver). The book encompasses both large-scale intergovernmental initiatives as well as recent findings across cancer stem cells, rational drug design, clinical trials, and chemopreventative strategies. As a whole, the work articulates and raises the profile of epigenetics as a therapeutic option in the future management of cancer. Concisely summarizes the therapeutic implications of recent, large-scale epigenome studies, including the cancer epigenome atlas Discusses targeted isoform specific versus pan-specific inhibitors, a rational drug design approach to epigenetics relevant to pharmacoepigenetic clinical applications Covers new findings in the interplay between cancer stem cells (CSCs) and drug resistance, demonstrating that epigenetic machinery is a candidate target for the eradication of these CSCs

Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics
Author: Yui-Wing Francis Lam,Larisa H. Cavallari
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 510
Release: 2013-02-12
ISBN 10: 0123983037
ISBN 13: 9780123983039
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacogenomics Book Review:

Pharmacogenomics: Challenges and Opportunities in Therapeutic Implementation includes discussions and viewpoints from the academic, regulatory, pharmaceutical, clinical, socio-ethical and economic perspectives. Each chapter presents an overview of the potential or opportunity within the areas discussed and also outlines foreseeable challenges and limitations in moving pharmacogenomics into drug development and direct therapeutic applications. This edited book contains review questions for a more in-depth analysis of the implications of pharmacogenomics and discussion points to generate ideas on best to move the field forward. Clinical pearls and case studies are used to illustrate real-life experiences and both successful and unsuccessful applications. Tables, figures, and annotations are included throughout the book to facilitate understanding and further reference. Multi-contributed book and chapters are written by contributors who are experts in their field Provides perspectives from those involved in all aspects of pharmacogenomics-including academic, regulatory, economic, industry and medical-to illustrate how all of the pieces fit together and where the challenges may be Includes case studies of both successful and unsuccessful applications so readers can consider the potential and challenges in moving the science into drug development and direct therapeutic applications Chapters contain discussion questions and clinical pearls and enable readers to reflect on how to move pharmacogenomics forward and apply these observations and useful tips to their own work and research

Personalized Epigenetics

Personalized Epigenetics
Author: Trygve Tollefsbol
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 610
Release: 2015-04-28
ISBN 10: 0128004363
ISBN 13: 9780128004364
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Personalized Epigenetics Book Review:

Personalized Epigenetics discusses the core translatability of epigenetics to health management of individuals who have unique variations in their epigenetic signatures that can guide both disorder and disease prevention and therapy. The book details inter-individual variability in the major epigenetic process in humans consisting of DNA methylation, histone modifications, and noncoding RNA, and the diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic potential of the field, it also reviews the impact of the environment on epigenetic variations among individuals and the role of pharmacology and drug development in personalized epigenetics. Most importantly, the text covers personalized epigenetics from a disease-oriented perspective, presenting chapters that provide advances in widespread disorders or diseases, including diabetes, cancer, autoimmune disorders, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, neurological disorders, and pain management. Discusses the core translatability of epigenetics to health management of individuals who have unique variations in their epigenetic signatures Details inter-individual variability in the major epigenetic process in humans consisting of DNA methylation, histone modifications, and noncoding RNA, and the consequent diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic potential of the field Reviews the impact of the environment on epigenetic variations among individuals and the roles of pharmacology and drug development Devotes several chapters to the advances made in widespread disorders or diseases, including diabetes, cancer, autoimmune disorders, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, neurological disorders, and pain management

Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics
Author: Yui-Wing Francis Lam,Stuart R. Scott
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 442
Release: 2018-11-27
ISBN 10: 0128126272
ISBN 13: 9780128126271
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacogenomics Book Review:

Pharmacogenomics: Challenges and Opportunities in Therapeutic Implementation, Second Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the challenges and opportunities facing the therapeutic implications of pharmacogenomics from academic, regulatory, pharmaceutical, socio-ethical and economic perspectives. While emphasis is on the limitations in moving the science into drug development and direct therapeutic applications, this book also focuses on clinical areas with successful applications and important initiatives that have the ability to further advance the discipline. New chapters cover important topics such as pharmacogenomic data technologies, clinical testing strategies, cost-effectiveness, and pharmacogenomic education and practice guidelines. The importance of ethnicity is also discussed, which highlights phar,acogenomic diversity across Latin American populations. With chapters written by interdisciplinary experts and insights into the future direction of the field, this book is an indispensable resource for academic and industry scientists, graduate students and clinicians engaged in pharmacogenomics research and therapeutic implementation. Provides viewpoints that focus on the scientific and translational challenges and opportunities associated with advancing the field of pharmacogenomics Highlights progress in both the research and clinical areas of pharmacogenomics, as well as relevant implementation experience, challenges, and perspectives on direct-to-consumer genetic testing Includes, where applicable, discussion points, review questions, and cases for self-assessment purposes and to facilitate in-depth discussion

Topics on Drug Metabolism

Topics on Drug Metabolism
Author: James Paxton
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2012-02-22
ISBN 10: 9535100998
ISBN 13: 9789535100997
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Topics on Drug Metabolism Book Review:

In order to avoid late-stage drug failure due to factors such as undesirable metabolic instability, toxic metabolites, drug-drug interactions, and polymorphic metabolism, an enormous amount of effort has been expended by both the pharmaceutical industry and academia towards developing more powerful techniques and screening assays to identify the metabolic profiles and enzymes involved in drug metabolism. This book presents some in-depth reviews of selected topics in drug metabolism. Among the key topics covered are: the interplay between drug transport and metabolism in oral bioavailability; the influence of genetic and epigenetic factors on drug metabolism; impact of disease on transport and metabolism; and the use of novel microdosing techniques and novel LC/MS and genomic technologies to predict the metabolic parameters and profiles of potential new drug candidates.

Clinical DNA Variant Interpretation

Clinical DNA Variant Interpretation
Author: Conxi Lázaro,Jordan Lerner-Ellis,Amanda Spurdle
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 436
Release: 2021-02-27
ISBN 10: 0128205202
ISBN 13: 9780128205204
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clinical DNA Variant Interpretation Book Review:

Clinical DNA Variant Interpretation: Theory and Practice, a new volume in the Translational and Applied Genomics series, covers foundational aspects, modes of analysis, technology, disease and disorder specific case studies, and clinical integration. This book provides a deep theoretical background, as well as applied case studies and methodology, enabling researchers, clinicians and healthcare providers to effectively classify DNA variants associated with disease and patient phenotypes. Practical chapters discuss genomic variant interpretation, terminology and nomenclature, international consensus guidelines, population allele frequency, functional evidence transcripts for RNA, proteins, and enzymes, somatic mutations, somatic profiling, and much more. Compiles best practices, methods and sound evidence for DNA variant classification in one applied volume Features chapter contributions from international leaders in the field Includes practical examples of variant classification for common and rare disorders, and across clinical phenotypes

Translating Epigenetics to the Clinic

Translating Epigenetics to the Clinic
Author: Jeffrey Laurence
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2016-12-30
ISBN 10: 0128006129
ISBN 13: 9780128006122
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Translating Epigenetics to the Clinic Book Review:

Translating Epigenetics to the Clinic reviews current methodological tools and experimental approaches used by leading translational researchers seeking to use epigenetics as a clinical model. It organizes epigenetics into disease treatment areas with a major focus on oncology, and with much coverage of pervasive treatment categories such as diabetes, as well as the ‘diseases of modernity’—including pharmacological addiction, dementia, and ageing. Pedagogically, the work concentrates on the latest knowledge, laboratory techniques, and experimental approaches used by translational research leaders in this field. The book promotes cross-disciplinary communication between the sub-specialties of medicine. In common with the rest of the books in Translational Medicine, the book remains unified in theme by emphasizing recent innovations, critical barriers to progress, and the new tools being used to overcome them. Also includes specific areas of research that require additional study to advance the field as a whole. Encompasses the latest innovations and tools being used to apply epigenetics in the lab and clinic Features extensive pedagogical updates aiming to improve the education of translational researchers in this field Offers a transdisciplinary approach to support cross-fertilization between different sub-specialties of medicine

Handbook of Epigenetics

Handbook of Epigenetics
Author: Trygve Tollefsbol
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 638
Release: 2010-11-21
ISBN 10: 9780123757104
ISBN 13: 012375710X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Epigenetics Book Review:

Epigenetics is considered by many to be the "new genetics" because of the overwhelming evidence of the contribution of non-genetic factors such as nutrition, environment, and chemical exposure on gene expression. The effects of epigenetics are vast, including tissue/organ regeneration, X-chromosome inactivation, and stem cell differentiation and genomic imprinting and aging. Aberrations of epigenetics influence many diseases for which clinical intervention is already in place, and many novel epigenetic therapies for cancer, immune disorders, neurological and metabolic disorders, and imprinting diseases are on the horizon. This comprehensive collection of reviews written by leaders in the field of epigenetics provides a broad view of this important and evolving topic. From molecular mechanisms and epigenetic technology to discoveries in human disease and clinical epigenetics, the nature and applications of the science will be presented for those with interests ranging from the fundamental basis of epigenetics to therapeutic interventions for epigenetic-based disorders. Contributions by leading international investigators involved in molecular research and clinical and therapeutic applications Integrates methods and biological topics with basic and clinical discoveries Includes coverage of new topics in epigenetics such as prions, regulation of long-term memory by epigenetics, metabolic aspects of epigenetics, and epigenetics of neuronal disorders

Epigenetics and Reproductive Health

Epigenetics and Reproductive Health
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 444
Release: 2020-09-12
ISBN 10: 0128197544
ISBN 13: 9780128197547
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Epigenetics and Reproductive Health Book Review:

Epigenetics and Reproductive Health, a new volume in the Translational Epigenetics series, provides a thorough overview and discussion of epigenetics in reproduction and implications for reproductive medicine. Twenty international researchers discuss epigenetic mechanisms operating during the formation of male and female gametes, fertilization and subsequent embryo and placental development, particularly in mammals and transgenerational epigenetic inheritance. This volume also addresses aberrant epigenetic changes influencing male and female infertility, pregnancy related disorders, and those potentially linked to therapeutic manipulations and assisted reproductive technologies. Emphasis is placed on identifying biomarkers for early detection of aberrant epigenetic mechanisms. Later chapters examine the possibility of correcting these epigenetic dysfunctions, as well as current challenges and next steps in research, enabling new translational discoveries and efforts towards developing therapeutics. Thoroughly examines the influence of aberrant epigenetics during gametogenesis and embryogenesis, affecting parents, gametes and embryos, offspring and future generations Explores health outcomes for reproductive senescence, endocrine disruption, testicular cancer, prostrate cancer, breast cancer, ovarian, cancer, endometrial cancer and cervical cancers Features chapter contributions from international researchers in the field

Toxicoepigenetics

Toxicoepigenetics
Author: Shaun D. McCullough,Dana Dolinoy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 428
Release: 2018-11-02
ISBN 10: 0128124342
ISBN 13: 9780128124345
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Toxicoepigenetics Book Review:

Toxicoepigenetics: Core Principles and Applications examines the core aspects of epigenetics, including chromatin biology, DNA methylation, and non-coding RNA, as well as fundamental techniques and considerations for studying each of these mechanisms of epigenetic regulation. Although its integration into the field of toxicology is in its infancy, epigenetics have taken center stage in the study of diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and neurodegeneration. Increasing the presence of epigenetics in toxicological research allows for a more in-depth understanding of important aspects of toxicology such as the role of the environment and lifestyle influencing the individual susceptibility to these effects and the trans-generational transmission of these health effects and susceptibilities. Methods chapters are included to help improve efficacy and efficiency of protocols in both the laboratory and the classroom. Toxicoepigenetics: Core Principles and Applications is an essential book for researchers and academics using epigenetics in toxicology research and study. Introduces the fundamental principles and practices for understanding the role of the epigenome in toxicology Presents the foundation of epigenetics for toxicologists with a broad range of backgrounds Discusses the incorporation of epigenetics and epigenomics into current toxicological studies and interpretation of epigenetic data in toxicological applications

Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System

Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System
Author: J. David Sweatt,Michael J. Meaney,Eric J. Nestler,Schahram Akbarian
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 374
Release: 2012-12-31
ISBN 10: 0123944058
ISBN 13: 9780123944054
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System Book Review:

Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System addresses current understanding of the roles of epigenetic processes at the molecular/cellular level, their impact on neural development and behavior, and the potential roles of these mechanisms in neurological and psychiatric disorders. This award-winning volume spans molecular epigenetics, development, cellular physiology and biochemistry, synaptic and neural plasticity, and behavioral models, and is unique in covering epigenetically based disorders of the central nervous system. Behavioral epigenetics is the study of how environmental factors alter behavior, addressing the fundamental mechanisms that shape development and individual vulnerability/resilience to adverse behavioral outcomes. By understanding the molecular mechanisms involved in epigenetic modulation, researchers may be able to develop targeted therapies for those individuals in whom it malfunctions. Edited by the most highly regarded leaders in the field, this book offers a comprehensive review of behavioral epigenetics and a balanced treatment of the strengths and weaknesses in experimentation in this area. Covering background material as well as topics of current interest, it serves both as a cutting-edge resource and a foundational reference. The book will benefit neuroscience researchers and graduate students with an interest in the links between gene regulation and behavior, as will clinicians dealing with disorders such as addiction, depression, and schizophrenia. BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 - Highly Commended, Neurology, British Medical Association BMA Medical Book Awards 2014 - First Prize, Neurology, British Medical Association 2013 PROSE Award winner for Best in Reference Works and Best Single Volume Reference in Science from the Association of American Publishers Presents a unified view of epigenetic mechanisms from behavior to genes and everything in between Discusses clinically relevant disorders in the context of epigenetics research, making the volume appealing to clinicians as well as basic scientists Provides numerous practical examples for the new investigator to facilitate implementation of research in neuroepigenetics

Mechanisms of Memory

Mechanisms of Memory
Author: J. David Sweatt
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2009-09-28
ISBN 10: 9780080959191
ISBN 13: 0080959199
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mechanisms of Memory Book Review:

This fully revised second edition provides the only unified synthesis of available information concerning the mechanisms of higher-order memory formation. It spans the range from learning theory, to human and animal behavioral learning models, to cellular physiology and biochemistry. It is unique in its incorporation of chapters on memory disorders, tying in these clinically important syndromes with the basic science of synaptic plasticity and memory mechanisms. It also covers cutting-edge approaches such as the use of genetically engineered animals in studies of memory and memory diseases. Written in an engaging and easily readable style and extensively illustrated with many new, full-color figures to help explain key concepts, this book demystifies the complexities of memory and deepens the reader’s understanding. More than 25% new content, particularly expanding the scope to include new findings in translational research. Unique in its depth of coverage of molecular and cellular mechanisms Extensive cross-referencing to Comprehensive Learning and Memory Discusses clinically relevant memory disorders in the context of modern molecular research and includes numerous practical examples

Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics
Author: Werner Kalow,Urs B. Meyer,Rachel F. Tyndale
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 424
Release: 2001-05-08
ISBN 10: 9781420002461
ISBN 13: 1420002465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pharmacogenomics Book Review:

"Summarizes the history of, and available applications, techniques, and approaches to, pharmacogenomics--improving efficacy and tolerance to pharmaceutical compounds, evaluating pharmacogenomics on clinical trial design, and increasing the chances of successful clinical trials and patient outcomes. Compares pharmacogenomics to pharmacogenetics, focusing on the essential components that incorporate individual genetic variations to drug regimens resulting in different responses to therapeutics."

10 Years of Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics

10 Years of Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics
Author: Jose Agundez
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 281
Release: 2020-07-08
ISBN 10: 2889638286
ISBN 13: 9782889638284
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

10 Years of Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics Book Review:

The Specialty Section “Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics” makes part of two different Journals: Frontiers in Pharmacology and Frontiers in Genetics. This Specialty Section focuses on the mechanisms by which genetic variations influence drug effects and adverse drug events, and cover basic research, clinical translation, applications in drug development and regulatory issues related to this field. Also, studies addressing the role of other factors such as epigenetics, phenotypic factors or drug-drug interactions on drug pharmacokinetics or pharmacodynamics are welcome. The editorial board is composed of 34 Associate Editors which, together with the Guest Associate Editors and the Reviewer Editors, constitute a team of nearly 340 leading experts in the field of Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics. This guarantees high quality in the reviewing process as well as short review times. A look back: 10 years of Frontiers in Pharmacogenetics & Pharmacogenomics (Continued in eBook)

Anti aging Drugs

Anti aging Drugs
Author: Alexander M Vaiserman
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 570
Release: 2017-02-01
ISBN 10: 178262435X
ISBN 13: 9781782624356
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anti aging Drugs Book Review:

Aging is a natural phenomenon that is peculiar to all living things. However, accumulating findings indicate that senescence could be postponed or prevented by certain approaches. Substantial evidence has emerged supporting the possibility of radical human health and lifespan extension, in particular through pharmacological modulation of aging. A number of natural dietary ingredients and synthetic drugs have been assumed to have geroprotective potential. In the development of anti-aging therapeutics, several cell, insect, and animal models may provide useful starting points prior to human studies. This book provides an overview of current research aimed to search for life-extending medications and describes pharmacological aspects of anti-aging medicine. Readers are introduced to the fascinating historical background of geroprotection in the first chapter. In-depth information on models for investigating geroprotective drugs precedes a section covering anti-aging properties of pharmaceutical compounds, such as calorie restriction mimetics, autophagy inducers, senolytics and mitochondrial antioxidants. Finally, strategies to translate discoveries from aging research into drugs and healthcare policy perspectives on anti-ageing medicine are provided to give a complete picture of the field. A timely and carefully edited collection of chapters by leading researchers in the field, this book will be a fascinating and useful resource for pharmacologists, gerontologists and any scientifically interested person wishing to know more about the current status of research into anti-aging remedies, challenges and opportunities.

Advances in Medicine and Biology

Advances in Medicine and Biology
Author: Leon V. Berhardt
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 197
Release: 2017-11-30
ISBN 10: 9781536130133
ISBN 13: 1536130133
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Medicine and Biology Book Review:

Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 126 opens with a discussion on fungal infections of the central nervous system and the way they have been known to parallel the incidence of systemic fungal infections in at risk populations. The reported percentages of central nervous system involvement associated with invasive fungal infections range from 3% - 100% depending on the species isolated. Next, the authors discuss the effect of agouti-related peptide on the increase of food intake and body weight in animal models of cachexia, proposing agouti-related peptide as a possible anti-anorexigenic drug. This compilation includes the first complete overview of human leukocyte antigen variation across Austronesian populations and includes the effects of admixture along the migration path during their 5,000 year diaspora. The authors conclude that intermarriage has shifted allele frequencies in migrant peoples from those found in their original pure Austronesian stock (Taiwanese natives) towards those populations with which they have since become blended. Following this, a review of the factors affecting the photodegradation reaction and mechanism of riboflavin and related compounds is provided. Riboflavin belongs to the family of vitamin B complex and is present in a number of food products. Additionally, this book addresses the determination that the existence of the majority of microorganisms in the form of three-dimensional associates on the phase interface proves the significant survivable advantages as compare with selective ones. Afterwards, the authors present their designed dimeric dipeptide called GK-2 (bis(N-succinyl-Lglutamyl-L-lysine)hexametylendiamide) on the base of a beta-turn sequence of NGF loop4, which is most exposed to solvent and hence has a significant role in the interaction of NGF with the receptor. Later, the authors analyzed the pharmacological properties of the GlyR in the immature retina and compare those with the adult. Membranes from adult and immature rat retinas were incubated under different conditions in the presence of radioactive glycine or strychnine. Radioactive binding was considered as the specific binding to the GlyR. The closing chapter discusses Professor Werner Kalow (1917-2008), a pioneer in the field of pharmacogenetics/pharmacogenomics, foreseeing future emerging subspecialties such as pharmacoepigenetics/pharmacoepigenomics and pharmacoanthropology. All these disciplines study human individuality and variability, paving the way for a translational personalized medicine. However, they cannot be legitimate if not properly founded by a broader, coherently unified science which deals with method and principles.