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Deuterium Oxide and Deuteration in Biosciences / by Chang-Hwei Chen

By: Resource type: Ressourcentyp: Buch (Online)Book (Online)Language: English Publisher: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2022Publisher: Cham : Imprint: Springer, 2022Edition: 1st ed. 2022Description: 1 Online-Ressource(XIV, 181 p. 8 illus.)ISBN:
  • 9783031086052
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: 9783031086045 | 9783031086069 | Erscheint auch als: 9783031086045 Druck-Ausgabe | Erscheint auch als: 9783031086069 Druck-AusgabeDOI: DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-08605-2Online resources: Summary: Section I. Roles of regular and heavy water in biosciences -- Overview: background and applications -- Characteristics of deuterium oxide versus hydrogen oxide -- Section II. Molecular interactions of deuterium versus hydrogen oxide -- Deuterium bonding versus hydrogen bonding -- Hydrophobic interaction in D2O versus H2O -- Section III. Implications of deuterium oxide and deuteration in biological Systems -- Deuterium oxide and deuteration effects on biomolecules -- Effects of D2O and deuteration on biomembranes -- Section IV. Applications of D2O and deuteration to biochemical reactions -- Biochemical effects of deuterium oxide and deuteration -- Physical methods for investigating D2O and deuteration effects -- Section V. Exploration of deuterium oxide and deuteration in health-related research -- Living cells grown in deuterium oxide and deuteration -- Deuterium oxide and deuteration effects on health issues -- Section VI. Applications of deuterium oxide and deuteration to pharmacology -- Deuterium oxide effects on thermostability of vaccines -- Deuterium oxide and deuteration effects on pharmacology -- Index.Summary: This new book provides comprehensive coverage of the subjects of deuterium oxide and deuteration in biosciences, with an emphasis on the biochemical, biomedical, and pharmacological aspects. Deuterium oxide and deuteration effects also offer various implications for health-related issues, including diseases, vaccines and drugs. Organized in six sections, the chapter topics include the role of regular and heavy water in biosciences, and their implications to biomolecules, biochemical processes, health-related research, and pharmacology. Due to the broad scope, the book may be used as a supplemental text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in the related fields of biochemistry, biology, biomedical sciences, biophysics, and pharmacology. Researchers and pharmaceutical industry professionals will also find the content useful in order to gain knowledge and better understand the implications of deuterium oxide and deuteration research.PPN: PPN: 1814987517Package identifier: Produktsigel: ZDB-2-SEB | ZDB-2-SBL | ZDB-2-SXB
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