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Metabolomics and Systems Biology in Human Health and Medicine

Metabolomics and Systems Biology in Human Health and Medicine

Edited by O Jones, RMIT University, Australia

October 2014 / Hardback / 206 Pages / 9781780642000 £87.99 / €114.00 / $165.95
With 10% online discount: £79.19 / €102.60 / $149.36
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Main Description

The metabolomics and systems biology approach to research can be applied to many disciplines. This book provides a solid introduction to medical metabolomics and systems biology, and demonstrates how they have been applied to studies in medicine and human health, including nutrition and pathogenic microorganisms. Following core themes of diagnosis, pathology and aetiology of disease, this book provides a reference for health care professionals interested in how to use metabolomics for medical research.

  • a: Foreword
  • 1: An Introduction to Metabolomics and Systems Biology
  • 2: Metabolomics in Neuroscience and Neurology
  • 3: Cardiovascular Disease and Health
  • 4: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Metabolomics
  • 5: In Search of New Biomarkers for Liver Diseases
  • 6: Influences Shaping Digestive Health Explored Using Metabolomics
  • 7: Applications of Metabolomics in the Study of Pathogenic Microorganisms and Their Effects on Human Health
  • 8: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and The Metabolic Syndrome
  • 9: Biomarkers of Skeletal Muscle Regulation, Metabolism and Dysfunction
  • 10: Applications of Metabolomics in Cancer Research

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