N. Katz (Institute of Biochemistry, Univ. of Giessen). an astounding body of theoretical and practical ac Receiving such varied and kind assistance and ad- knowledge. Many of these empirical findingswere vice has filled me with gratitude and encouragement subsequently confirmed some (still) remain a- during the years spent compiling this book. piricala, without, however, having been disproved. aEmpiricism, Intuition and Logica (R. Gross, Co- In preparing the book my thoughts and my loving logne, 1988) will always be the leitmotif of the ph- gratitude have constantly been with my son, Ha- ician! ac The considerable and fascinating develop- Dieter r, whose death was so sudden and incompreh- ments in hepatology, especially those of the last ten sible to us all. I have tried to represent his inspi- years, remain a central theme. ac The current stageof tions and detailed ideas as well as incorporating his th this development may well become known as the 4 particular clinical insights. This volume is thus our (biomolecular) epoch of hepatology, as I have p- joint lifeas work. He will always be remembered as an posed in the first chapter of our book. example to us all. At the beginning and end of the book I have pur- Finally, my thanks to the employees at Springer for posely cited two quotations from P PARACELSUS which the speedy completion of this book and especially to have always made a deep impression on me. ac In the JAprg Engelbrecht and Dr.1 50 ml ductular bile, resulting in a daily production of ca. 600 ml. Bile formation is lower at night than during the day. The most important constituents of liver bile are the bile acids, phospholipids, proteins, cholesterol and bi- lirubin. The termanbsp;...
|Author||:||Erwin Kuntz, Hans-Dieter Kuntz|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2009-03-11|