By E. Lindh (Eds.)
For a few years, biochemical assessments were regular for the prognosis, type, and tracking of bone and connective tissue illness. despite the fact that, shortcomings by way of the specificity and sensitivity of such exams have brought on continuous wondering approximately their medical usefulness. This e-book, in keeping with a gathering equipped together by way of the collage of Uppsala and Pharmacia Diagnostics AB, experiences our present realizing of simple bone and connective tissue biochemistry and the scientific function of biochemical markers particular to similar illnesses, with particular connection with rheumatoid a. Read more...
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FRASER is in other aspects of biology. Some clinically familiar examples include the changes that occur in the concentration, amount and polymer distribution of H A in the synovial fluid of inflamed joints; the abundance of H A in the orbital tissues in malignant exophthalmos, and in the skin in diffuse and localized (pretibial) myxedema; and its occurrence in the capsules of certain strains of pathogenic streptococci. The significance of H A in some of these circumstances has become clear only in recent years, and is not entirely elucidated even now.
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