Cardiovascular disease; methods and protocols; v.2: Molecular medicine.
Cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular disease
Disease that affects the heart and blood vessels.
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cardiovascular disease ; methods and protocols; v.2: Molecular medicine.
Ed. by Qing Wang.
Humana Press Inc.
Methods in molecular medicine; v.129
Wang (molecular medicine, Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland) introduces this volume as covering both basic and advanced approaches to the study and characterization of cardiovascular disease, a disease of epidemic proportions in the developed and developing world. International contributors to 15 chapters present step-by-step instructions for the most important protocols in molecular medicine applied in cardiovascular research, starting with microarray See micro array.
microarray - A technique for performing many DNA experiments in parallel. Nothing to do with computers. analysis. The final chapter addresses the role and medical, but not political controversies surrounding experimental and clinical applications of stem cells stem cells, unspecialized human or animal cells that can produce mature specialized body cells and at the same time replicate themselves. Embryonic stem cells are derived from a blastocyst (the blastula typical of placental mammals; see embryo), which is very young . The volume includes the table of contents for v.1, illustrations of the set up and staining staining /stain·ing/ (stan´ing)
1. artificial coloration of a substance to facilitate examination of tissues, microorganisms, or other cells under the microscope. For various techniques, see under stain.
2. of heart tissues, and arterial arterial /ar·te·ri·al/ (-al) pertaining to an artery or to the arteries.
1. Of or relating to one or more arteries or to the entire system of arteries.
2. images from real-time videos.
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