The Heparins
  • Author : David Green
  • Release Date : 13 January 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128190692

Download or read book entitled The Heparins written by David Green and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 13 January 2020 with total pages 214. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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