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Annual review of pathology; mechanisms of disease; v.2, 2007.


Annual review of pathology; mechanisms of disease; v.2, 2007.

Ed. by Abul K. Abbas et al.

Annual Reviews


429 pages




Containing 15 review articles by leading researchers, this volume surveys recent developments in the field of pathology. It opens with an essay by Henry C. Pitot (U. of Wisconsin-Madison) in which he reflects on a long career studying the mechanisms of hepatocarcinogenesis. Other topics include (for example) the endocrine functions of adipose tissue; VEGF-A and the induction of pathological angiogenesis; cystic disease of the kidney; and the pathobiology of pulmonary hypertension. Full-color illustrations accompany the text throughout. Editor Abbas is affiliated with the U. of California, San Francisco.

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