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Metabolomics and systems biology in human health and medicine / edited by Oliver A.H. Jones, School of Applied Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

Jones, Oliver A. H., (compiler.). C.A.B. International, (issuing body.).
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Subject: Systems biology.
Cardiovascular system.
Metabolomics.
Biomedical Research.
Systems Biology.
Physiology of Human Nutrition.
Nutrition related Disorders and Therapeutic Nutrition.
Prion, Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens of Humans, (New March 2000)
Non-communicable Human Diseases and Injuries.
Diagnosis of Human Disease, (New March 2000)
Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics, (Discontinued March 2000, Reinstated and Revised June 2002)

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 192 pages) : illustrations, charts
  • Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: An introduction to metabolomics and systems biology / Mahon L. Maguire -- Metabolomics in neuroscience and neurology / Reza M. Salek -- Cardiovascular disease and health / Jacqueline E. Wood -- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and metabolomics / Baljit K. Ubhi, John H. Riley, Julian L. Griffin and Susan C. Connor -- In search of new biomarkers for liver diseases / Luigi Atzori and Maria L. Santoru -- Influences shaping digestive health explored using metabolomics / Anisha Wijeyesekera, Frances Jackson and Jonathan Swann -- Applications of metabolomics in the study of pathogenic microorganisms and their effects on human health / Daniel A. Dias and Ute Roessner -- Type 2 diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome / Lee D. Roberts -- Biomarkers of skeletal muscle regulation, metabolism, and dysfunction / Jane Shearer and Aalim M. Weljie -- Applications of metabolomics in cancer research / Julian L. Griffin.
Abstract: This book provides a solid introduction to medical metabolomics and systems biology, and demonstrates how they have been applied to studies in medicine and human health, including nutrition and pathogenic microorganisms. Following core themes of diagnosis, pathology and aetiology of diseases, this book provides a reference for health care professionals interested in how to use metabolomics for medical research, especially research on neuroscience/neurology, cardiovascular disease and health, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, liver diseases, digestive health, infectious diseases, type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome, skeletal muscle metabolism and dysfunction, and neoplasms.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available in print format.
Source of Description Note: Title from PDF title page (viewed March 9, 2015).
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