The Scientist's Guide to Cardiac Metabolism

The Scientist's Guide to Cardiac Metabolism

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The Scientists Guide to Cardiac Metabolism combines the basic concepts of substrate metabolism, regulation, and interaction within the cell and the organism to provide a comprehensive introduction into the basics of cardiac metabolism.

This important reference is the perfect tool for newcomers in cardiac metabolism, providing a basic understanding of the metabolic processes and enabling the newcomer to immediately communicate with the expert as substrate/energy metabolism becomes part of projects.

The book is written by established experts in the field, bringing together all the concepts of cardiac metabolism, its regulation, and the impact of disease.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 12.7mm | 500g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128023945
  • 9780128023945

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to cardiac metabolism
Chapter 2. Historical perspectives
Chapter 3. Basics in metabolically relevant biochemistry
Chapter 4. Metabolically relevant cell biology - Role of intracellular organelles for cardiac metabolism
Chapter 5. Metabolic Pathways and cycles - the heart of cardiac metabolism
Chapter 6. Principles in the regulation of cardiac metabolism
Chapter 7. Diurnal variation in cardiac metabolism
Chapter 8. Methods and Models to investigate cardiac metabolism
Chapter 9. Nutritional and environmental influence on cardiac metabolism
Chapter 10. Influence of ischemia, hypoxia and reperfusion
Chapter 11. Cardiac metabolism in hypertrophy and heart failure
Chapter 12. Cardiac metabolism during development
Chapter 13. Similarities and differences between cardiac metabolism and metabolism of different organs
Chapter 14. Cardiac metabolism - where is the link to clinical practice?
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About Torsten Doenst

Dr. Michael Schwarzer is the Research Director for the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany. He has contributed to over 20 publications and has an h-index: 9. Professor Doenst heads the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital in Jena, where he places emphasis on an internationally comparable clinical performance, with a focus in the field of minimally invasive and complex valve surgery and the surgical treatment of heart failure, including ventricular assist devices and heart - and lung transplantation.
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