Biochemistry Researcher Biographical Sketches and Research Summaries


James T. Walker (Editor)
Catherine M. Jones (Editor)

Series: Biochemistry Research Trends
BISAC: SCI007000

This new book compiles biographical sketches of top professionals in the field of biochemistry research, as well as research summaries from a number of different focuses in this important field. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Part 1 – Research Biographies

Cristina Andres-Lacueva
Gry Aletta Bjørlykke
Victorio Cadierno
Wisit Cheungpasitporn
Marcio Jose da Silva
Isabelle Denis
Mark D. Distefano
Azza Ali Kamel El-Sheikh
Boris Estrine
Túlio César Ferreira
Rose Gasnier
Suresh Kumar Kailasa
Jung-Bum Lee
C.-Y. Cynthia Lin
Sigrid Mennickent
Igho Onakpoya
Hugo H. Ortega
Paolo Polidori
Marzia Salmaso
Luãs Adriano Santos Do Nascimento
Elena Timofeeva
Ana Villares
Vesna Vucic
Paulus S. Wang
William R. Ware
Anna Watson
Lei Xu
Oguzhan Yildiz

Part 2 – Research Summaries on Biochemistry

57Fe Mössbauer Spectroscopic and Density Functional Theory (DFT) Study on the Interactions of the Metal Ion with Monosaccharides

An Introductory Course on Group Theory and Chemical Applications

Aromatic Polyethers Based on Heterocyclic Monomers

Bacteriophages and Biofilms: Ecology, Phage Therapy, Plaques


Biflavonoids: Occurrence, Structural Features and Bioactivity

Binary Aqueous and CO2 Containing Mixtures and the Krichevskii Parameter

Bioactive Oligosaccharides: Production, Biological Functions and Potential Commercial Applications

Biochemistry and Function of Antifreeze Proteins

Biochemistry of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure

Biodegradation of Cellulose Fibers

Biogenic Amines: Pharmacological, Neurochemical and Molecular Aspects in the CNS

Biophysics of DNA-Antibiotic Complexes

Borates: Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Aspects

Calixarene Complexes with Solvent Molecules

Chemical and Biochemical Kinetics: New Perspectives

Chemical and Biochemical Reactions: Kinetics and Mechanism

Chemical Reactions in Gas, Liquid and Solid Phases: Synthesis, Properties and Application

Chemicals and Radioactive Materials and Human Development

Chitosan-Based Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering Applications

Computational Metabolomics

Copolymers in the Preparation of Parenteral Drug Delivery Systems

Covalently and Noncovalently Bound Assemblies of Calixarenes

Current Status of Chitosan on Dermal/Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems

Decreasing Oxidative Stress and Retarding the Aging Process

Dipicolinic Acid, its Analogues and Derivatives: Aspects of their Coordination Chemistry

Drug Targeting by Magnetically Responsive Colloids

Electrochemical Technology Applied in Treatment of Wastewater and Ground Water

Electrospinning Process and Nanofiber Research

Folding/Unfolding Kinetics of Lattice Proteins by Applying a Simple Statistical Mechanical Model for Protein Folding

Interpolyelectrolyte Complexes of Chitosan

Modern Nanochemistry

Polymer Assisted Surface Modification by Photons

Porous Structure and Adsorption Behaviours of Chitosan

Principles of Free Radical Biomedicine. Volume I

Protein-Protein Interactions

Recent Developments in Bio-Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications

Sampling and Sample Preparation in Analytical Chemistry

Soybeans: A Peroxidase Source for the Biotreatment of Effluents

Squalene: Current Knowledge and Potential Therapeutical Uses

Starch Science Progress

Symbiotic Biofilms and Brain Neurochemistry

Tannins and Phenolics in Animal Nutrition: Chemistry and Challenges

Theoretical Estimation of Acidic Force of Linear Olefins of Cationic Polymerization

Alkaloids: Properties, Application & Pharmacological Effects

Intraocular Pressure Lowering Effect of Natural Ergot Alkaloids and their Future Applications in Ocular Pharmacology

Pilocarpine and Related Alkaloids in Pilocarpus Vahl (Rutaceae)

Quaternary Benzo(c) Phenantridine Alkaloids: Perspective Flourescence DNA Probes

Metabolic Engineering and Alkaloid Producing Pathways: Scopolamine as a Model Case

The Effect of Alkaloids on the Feeding of Lepidopteran Larvae

Biosynthesis of Chlorinated Alkaloids in Menispermum dauricum Root Culture

Lipids and Cell Function

Immune Response Modulation by Targeted Complexes Based on Streptavidin

Electrochemical and Optical Biosensors Based on Strept(avidin)-Biotin Affinity

Cardiac (Patho) Physiological Actions of the Classical Mu-, Delta-, and Kappa-Opioid Receptor System

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors: A Class of Potent Antihypertensive Agents

Protein Superfamilies Based Phylogenomic Analysis of Archaeal Domain

Aptamers: The New Biorecognition Element for Proteomic Biosensing

Effect on Heavy Oils by Bacteria

Effect of Forest Environments on Human Urinary Adrenaline

Microarray-Based Assay for Screening Kinase Inhibitors by Biotinylated Gold Nanoparticle Probes

ATP at a Crossroads: Cell Life or Death?

Bioenergetics of Closed Ecological Systems: Effects of Carbon Sources

The Role of Mitochondria in the Glucose Metabolism

Mitochondrial Dysfunction Produced by Zn (II) or Selenite: A Comparison with Cd (II) and Ca (II)

Extramitochondrial Aerobic Metabolism in Retinal Rod Outer Segment Disks

Bioenergetics and Male Infertility: From Basic Science To Clinical Andrology

Identification of Specific Mitochondrial Proteins Forming Stable Adducts with 4-Hydroxynonenal within Cardiac Tissue of Type-I Diabetic Animals: Implications for Bioenergetics Dysfunction and Onset of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

Simultaneous Fluorescence and Reflection Confocal Microscopy Study of Living Osteoblast Bioenergetics as a Tool for the Design of Surface Topography of Dental Impants

Screening and Studying Photosynthetic Mutants: Basics and Beyond

Bioengineering Approaches for Aetiological Research in Severe Pressure Ulcers

Ion Beam Bioengineering Research in Thailand

Analysis of Shell Structures Applying Triangular Finite Elements

Bioengineering of Human Fetal Tissues for Clinical Use

Gene Cluster or Operon Design by Ordered Gene Assembly in Bacillus subtilis (OGAB) Method

Bioengineering of Glass-Ceramics and Ceramics for Dental Restoration

Development of a Diagnostic System for Osteoarthritis Using a Photoacoustic Measurement Method and Time-Resolved Auto-Fluorescence

Biotechnology and Agriculture

Calcium Orthophosphate-Based Biocomposites and Hybrid Biomaterials

Calcium Orthophosphate Cements and Concretes

Hydrogels in Biology and Medicine

Biomaterials in Dentistry and Medicine

Biomaterials in blood-contacting devices: complications and solutions

Biocompatibility of Dental and Medical Materials

Enhanced Remineralization of Subsurface Enamel Lesions with Functionalized â-TCP: Towards a Mechansim of Action

Translation of Emerging Hydrogel Therapies: The Role of Metrology

Metal Ion Release from the Base Co-Cr-Mo, Ni-Cr, and Noble Au-Pt Dental Alloy into the Buffered Solutions of Different Composition and pH Value

Co-Cr-Mo Alloy Surface Features and Composition Prior and After Mechanical Polishing and Corrosion in Fluids Simulating Oral Conditions

Intracellular Delivery of Gold Nanoparticles: Applications in Nanomedicine

A Commentary on Neural Tissue Engineering in the Central Nervous System – Interfacing a Lesion

Biosurfactants and their Uses in the Petroleum Industry and Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation

Detergents in Molecular Biology: DNA Extraction and Purification

Carbohydrases in Detergents

The Influence of Different Detergents on the Preservation of Discrete Membrane Microdomains: A Comparative Ultrastructural Study on Whole-Mounted Colorectal Cancer Cells

Sulfo Fatty Methyl Ester Sulfonates (MES): A New Anionic Surfactant

Acacia Caven (Mol.) Molina Pollen Proteases: Application to the Peptide Synthesis and to Laundry Detergents

Pharmacogenetics of Glucocorticoid Response

The Glucocorticoid Receptor Signaling in Cancer and Inflammation

Glucocorticoids – Age Specific Impact on Mitochondrial Energy Homeostasis

Glucocorticoids, Stress and Cancer: New Insights in Immune System and Tumour Cell Regulations

Hypothalamic Obesity: A Pivotal Role of Endogenous Glucocorticoid

The Role of Nitric Oxide: Redox Imbalance in Glucocorticoid-Induced Hypertension

Glucocorticoids Mediate Drug Resistance: Mechanisms and Its Clinical Impact

Glucocorticoids in Perioperative Care

Glucocorticoid-Mediated Regulation of Tight Junctions in Brain Vascular Endothelium

Glucocorticoid Therapy for Cochlear Injuries: Pharmacology and Evidence from Animal Experiments

Glucocorticoids and Exercise Performance in Humans: Current Status

Glucocorticoids, Thymus Function and Sex Hormone in Human Body Growing

Nutritional Factors and Osteoporosis Prevention

Regulation of Phosphate Transport in Epithelia

Methods for the Extraction of Metabolites from Plant Tissues

Application of ‘Omics Technologies fore Improvement of Meat Quality

Role of Chaperones in Dystrophic and Senescent Skeletal Muscle Fibres

Amino Acid Composition of Some Aquaculture Fauna Resources in Nigeria

The Biochemistry of Isoelectric Processing and Nutritional Quality of Proteins and Lipids Recovered with This Technique

Nutritional Biochemistry of Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) and a Review of its Biological Actions on Articular Chondrocytes

Effect of Creatine Applied as Food Supplement on Human Metabolism

Production, Properties and Stability of Chicken Meat Protein Hydrolsate Powder

a-Galactosidase: A Food and Feed Enzyme

Foods of Plant Origin as Source of Nitric Oxide Production Inhibitors

Application of Plant-Derived Food Lectins in Proteoglycomics and Immunomodulation

Biochemical and Proteomic Profiling of Key Metabolic Enzymes in Aging Skeletal Muscle

Inhibitory Mechanism of Longer Chain Fatty Acids on Mammalian DNA Polymerase B Activity

Endorhizal Fungi Associated with Vascular Plants on Truelove Lowland, Devon Island, Nunavut, Canadian High Arctic

Involvement of the Mitochondrial ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channel in the Beneficial Effects of Fasting on the Ischemic-Reperfused Rat Heart

Application of Artificial Neural Network for Predicting Physicochemical Properties of Pressure-Induced Gel from Industrial Milk Whey Proteins

Isoflavones: A Race after the Rescue of the Ageing Hippocampus

Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases by Soy Protein and Isoflavones

Effects of Processing on Isoflavone Content and Profile in Foodstuffs: A Review

Dietary Isoflavones and Intestinal Microbiota: Metabolism and Transformation into Bioactive Compounds

Bioactive Isoflavones: Implications in Cancer Treatment and Prevention

Comparative In Vitro Effects of Soybean Isoflavones and Reservatrol on Human Osteoblastic Cells

Health Effects of Dioscorea bulbifera of Aerial-Potato

Effects of the Processing Techniques on Isoflavone Profiles

Structural Studies and Mechanisms of Isoflavonoid Biosynthesis

Photophysics of Genistein and Biochanin A Isoflavones: Solvent Cage and Concentration Effects Studied by UV Visible Spectroscopy

Soy Isoflavone Genistein in Cancer Chemoprevention

Isoflavones in Leguminosae

Diffuse Neutron Scattering Study of Correlation Effects among Thermal Displacements of Atoms

Small Angle Scattering Analysis of Virus-Like Particles for Biomedical Diagnostic Assays

Small Angles Neutrons Scattering Application in Biological Materials

Neutron Scattering in Skin Research

Precipitate Analysis of Microalloyed Steels using Small Angle Neutron Scattering

Small Angle Neutron Scattering from Proteins in Solution

Neutron and X-Ray Diffraction Studies of Nanoparticles Confined Within Porous Media

Methods in Protein Structure and Stability Analysis: Conformational Stability, Size, Shape and Surface of Protein Molecules

Neutron Scattering from Solutions of Biological Macromolecules

Elastic, Quasi Elastic and Inelastic Neutron Scattering Studies on Hydrogen-Bonded Systems of Biophysical Interest

Milk Oligosaccharides

Prebiotic Oligosaccharides: Origins and Production, Health Benefits and Commercial Applications

Glycoside Hydrolases from Hyperthermophiles: Structure, Function and Exploitation in Oligosaccharide Synthesis

Enzymatic Synthesis of Linear, Cyclic and Complex Type Oligosaccharides

Precursor N-linked Oligosaccharides as Codes for Glycoprotein Folding Status

Oligosaccharides from Sucrose via Glycansucrases

Electrospray Mass Spectrometry of Oligosaccharides of Plant Origin

Biologically Active Oligosaccharide Functions in Plant Cell: Updates and Prospects

The Mannan Oligosaccharides in Aquaculture

Facile Synthesis of Unnatural Oligosaccharides by Phosphorylase-Catalyzed Enzymatic Glycosylations Using New Glycosyl Donors

Oligosaccharides: Sources, Properties and Applications

Initiators for Anionic Polymerization: Old and New Developments

Advanced Organocobalt Initiators of Radical Polymerization: Current State and Potential Applications

Surface-Initiated ATRP as a Versatile Method to Hybrid Materials

Citric Acid: An Emerging Substrate for the Formation of Biopolymers

Functional Initiators in Radical Polymerization

Assessing the Effect of Selected Photoinitiators on the Properties of Photopolymerised Temperature Sensitive Hydrogels

Functional Oligomeric Azo-Initiators for Grafting of Polymers on Clay Surface

Photoinitiating Systems Based on Unusual Radicals

Role of Monocationic and Bicationic Initiators on the Grafting of Polymer Chains from the Clay Surface

Designing Non-Classical Inclusion Bodies

Extraribosomal Functions of Ribosomal Protein S19 in Monograph Ribosomal Proteins

Order-Disorder Transitions in Ribosome Assembly

Disruption of Ribosomal Protein Gene Expression in Eukaryotes: A Class of Mutations Causing Similar Global Growth Defects with Cellular Variations

Ancestral Protein Reconstruction as a New Field in Protein Engineering

Ribosomal Proteins in Important Tropical Diseases

Three Challenges in Post-Proteomics Time

Self-Similar Property of Ribosomal Proteins

Synthesizing Mammalian Cell Adhesive Surfaces using Self-Assembling Fibronectin Domains

Halophilic Adaptations of Proteins

Alkaline Adaptation of Proteins

Preface to the Inaugural issue of the Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in the Post-Genomic Era

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Hong Kong: Past and Future

Calpains-Mediated PTEN Cleavage in Excitotoxic Neuronal Death

NUDCD2 is Overexpressed in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma and is Involved in Nuclear Division

Genotype Analyses Using SNP (Using MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry) and STR (Microsatellite) Markers in the Determination of Zygosity Status of Chinese Twins

The Dyslexia Candidate Gene Kiaa0319L Encodes N-Glycosylated Isoforms That Form Homo-Dimers

Identification of Feed Forward Loops Composed of MicroRNAs and Transcription Factors in Arabidopsis

Sanfilippo Syndrome: Identification and Removal of a Cryptic Splice Site in ¦Á-N-Acetylglucosaminidase cDNA for Potential Improved Expression and Enzyme Replacement Therapy

Conference Report of 2010 Inter-University Post-Graduate Symposium

Launching Theme-Based Research in Hong Kong Research Grants Council of Hong Kong

Chaos Theory in Astrophysics, Nature, Genetics and Human Cancer

Selected Abstracts From the 2010 Inter-University Post-Graduate Symposium Held in Hong Kong

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