Skip to main content

Inflammation in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Diseases

The COX-2 Controversy

  • Book
  • © 2007

Overview

  • A comprehensive treatise of COX-2, inflammation and disease
  • A spell-binding look at the COX-2 controversy
  • New and exciting findings on COX-2 blockade in cancer prevention and therapy as well as the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions
  • COX-2 and the inflammogenesis of cancer

Part of the book series: Subcellular Biochemistry (SCBI, volume 42)

This is a preview of subscription content, log in via an institution to check access.

Access this book

eBook USD 169.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
Softcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Compact, lightweight edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info
Hardcover Book USD 219.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Durable hardcover edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info

Tax calculation will be finalised at checkout

Other ways to access

Licence this eBook for your library

Institutional subscriptions

Keywords

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Historical Perspectives

  2. Inflammatory Mechanisms of Pathogenesis

  3. Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: The Coxib Controversy

  4. Cox-2 Blockade in Cancer Prevention and Therapy

  5. Inflammation and Neurodegenerative Disease

  6. Nutrition, Inflammation and Chronic Disease

Reviews

From the reviews: “This is an up-to-date review of the current understanding of inflammation, the mechanisms by which it affects disease, and the role of anti-inflammatory medications pertaining to COX-2 and its inhibition. … Physicians and researchers with a particular interest in the current research and understanding of inflammation and COX-2 inhibition are the intended readers. … It is detailed, but written with great clarity and exhaustive references. It will be a great addition to any medical library.” (Vladimir N. Despotovic, Doody’s Review Service, February, 2010)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Center of Molecular Epidemiology and Environmental Health, College of Medicine and School of Public Health, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, USA

    Randall E. Harris

  • Queens College, City University of New York, New York, USA

    R. Bittman

  • Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, Calcutta, India

    D. Dasgupta

  • Max-Planck-Institute for Biochemistry, Munich, Germany

    H. Engelhardt, P. Zwickl

  • MOLISA GmbH, Magdeburg, Germany

    L. Flohe

  • German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

    H. Herrmann

  • Texas A&M University, USA

    A. Holzenburg

  • National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland

    H-P. Nasheuer

  • The Hebrew University, Israel

    S. Rottem

  • DSM Nutritional Products Ltd., Basel, Switzerland

    M. Wyss

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Inflammation in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Diseases

  • Book Subtitle: The COX-2 Controversy

  • Editors: Randall E. Harris, R. Bittman, D. Dasgupta, H. Engelhardt, L. Flohe, H. Herrmann, A. Holzenburg, H-P. Nasheuer, S. Rottem, M. Wyss, P. Zwickl

  • Series Title: Subcellular Biochemistry

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/1-4020-5688-5

  • Publisher: Springer Dordrecht

  • eBook Packages: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2007

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4020-5687-1Published: 17 April 2007

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-90-481-7429-4Published: 22 November 2010

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4020-5688-8Published: 09 May 2007

  • Series ISSN: 0306-0225

  • Series E-ISSN: 2542-8810

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XIV, 324

  • Topics: Pharmacology/Toxicology, Cancer Research, Pathology, Cardiology, Neurology, Immunology

Publish with us