Bilirubin: Jekyll and Hyde Pigment of Life, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3709116376
  • ISBN-13: 9783709116371
  • DDC: 547
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 798 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The book covers the totality of bilirubin (and heme from which bilirubin is derived biogenetically) the structural relationship of bilirubin to its solution properties and metabolism and to phototherapy for the jaundiced newborn - a common medical procedure used nowadays for lowering serum bilirubin, which is neurotoxic.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Introduction.
2: Early Scientific Investigations.
3: Advent of the Bilirubin Structure Proof.
4: A Modern Proof of Bilirubin Structure Emerges.
5: Preparing the Way to the Constitutional Structure of Bilirubin.
6: The Status of Bilirubin in 1930.
7: Evolution of the Constitutional and Stereochemical Structure of Bilirubin.
8: Analysis of Bilirubin in Three Dimensions.
9: Understanding and Translating Bilirubin Structure.
10: Bilirubin. Quod Erat Faciendum.
11: Translations.
Author Index.
Subject Index.