Biology of Disease

Biology of Disease

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Biology of Disease describes the biology of many of the human disorders and disease that are encountered in a clinical setting. It is designed for first and second year students in biomedical science programs and will also be a highly effective reference for health science professionals as well as being valuable to students beginning medical school. Real cases are used to illustrate the importance of biology in understanding the causes of diseases, as well as in diagnosis and therapy.Bile does not contain enzymes, but it does contain bile salts, for example sodium glycocholate and taurocholate. ... A typical adult produces around 450 Anmol of bilirubin per day. ... Conjugated bilirubin is much more water soluble than its unconjugated form and is secreted into the bile duct. ... absorbed and taken to the liver in the hepatic portal vein and reexcreted in bile or by the kidneys (Figure 11.5).

Title:Biology of Disease
Author:Nessar Ahmed, Maureen Dawson, Chris Smith, Ed Wood
Publisher:Garland Science - 2007-01-24


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