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Body Messages

The Quest for the Proteins of Cellular Communication

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674088948

Publication Date: 09/26/2016

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296 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Foreword by Dr. Hannah Landecker
  • Prologue
  • 1. The Medium Is the Message, the Message Is the Change
  • 2. Doing Research: Ways to Study Body Messages
  • 3. Evolution of Message Discovery: The Interleukin-1 Family
  • 4. Achieving Balance: Pro- and Anti-Inflammatory Mediators
  • 5. Traps and Diversions: Cytokine Decoys
  • 6. Between Inflammation and Metabolism: The Acute-Phase Response
  • 7. The Fat Revolution: Adipokines
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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