The Heparins
  • Release Date : 13 January 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 214 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128190692
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Download or read book entitled The Heparins by author: David Green which was release on 13 January 2020 and published by Academic Press with total page 214 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. The Heparins: Properties and Clinical Applications brings the latest information on heparin, one of the world's most widely used drugs. The book describes the fascinating history of the discovery of this biological agent, how it was isolated and characterized, and its use for the treatment of thrombotic disorders. The structures of various heparins are illustrated, with their function as anticoagulants delineated. This comprehensive resource arms researchers and clinicians with a concise and practical source that will assist in biomedical research, medical practice, and in improving patient outcomes. Describes new pharmaceuticals derived from heparin that are devoid of anticoagulant activity, but still retain anti-inflammatory and anti-proliferative properties Discusses the development of non-anticoagulant heparins for the treatment of diseases, including asthma and cancer Presents the history of the discovery of this biological agent, how it was isolated and characterized, and its use for the treatment of thrombotic disorders