Oxidation: The Cornerstone of Carcinogenesis: Oxidation and Tobacco Smoke Carcinogenesis. A Relationship Between Cause and Effect by John C. StavridisOxidation: The Cornerstone of Carcinogenesis: Oxidation and Tobacco Smoke Carcinogenesis. A Relationship Between Cause and Effect by John C. Stavridis

Oxidation: The Cornerstone of Carcinogenesis: Oxidation and Tobacco Smoke Carcinogenesis. A…

byJohn C. Stavridis

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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This book is unique due to its collective approach to the key aspects of the interdependency between three entities: oxidative stress, tobacco smoke and carcinogenesis, operating in a cause-effect sequence, in a concise and to the point manner. This book will prove to be a helpful companion to the internist, the oncologist and the research scientist in molecular biology as well as a work of reference for the general practitioner and physician interested in cancer research.
John C. Stavridis is a medical doctor who studied Medicine at the Military Medical School of Thessaloniki, Greece. He specialized in Internal Medicine at the Evangelismos Medical Centre, Athens, and received his MD and Professorship from the University of Athens Medical School. Following a postdoctoral position as a senior research fel...
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Title:Oxidation: The Cornerstone of Carcinogenesis: Oxidation and Tobacco Smoke Carcinogenesis. A…Format:PaperbackDimensions:280 pagesPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048177022

ISBN - 13:9789048177028

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Oxygen and Nitrogen free radicalsChapter 2: Oxidative stressChapter 3: Oxidative damage of genome DNA: repair mechanismsChapter 4: Mitochondria: structure, function and relationship with carcinogenesisChapter 5: Oxidative activation of transcription factor pathways by cigarette smoke oxidantsChapter 6: Cell protection mechanisms from oxidationChapter 7: Role of DNA adducts in carcinogenesisChapter 8: Transmolecular reactions of genetic toxicity: alkylation and methylation of DNAChapter 9: Toxicity and carcinogenicity of hydrocarbonsChapter 10: Toxicity and carcinogenicity of the aromatic hydrocarbonsChapter 11: Toxicity and carcinogenicity of aldehydesChapter 12: Toxicity and carcinogenicity of the nitrilesChapter 13: Toxicity and carcinogenicity of the eterocyclic organic compoundsChapter 14: Toxicity and carcinogenicity of metalsChapter 15:Oxidative profile of cigarette smoke and lung cancerChapter 16: Smoking and lung cancer

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"The book "Oxidation: The Cornerstone of Carcinogenesis" by Professor J. C. Stavridis represents a monumental work of correlating oxidation as the common pathway of causing cell damage to the bronchoepithelial cells and carcinogenesis utilized by the various tobacco smoke constituents. ...This book by Prof. Stavridis is a significant intellectual feat of the first order, bringing original insights and a comprehensive review of an area that heretofore had been unaccountably neglected." (Dr. Constantine Karakousis, Professor of Surgical Oncology)"In the first page of the book the author states: "It is important to understand the properties of dioxygen since oxidation reactions using it power not only our bodies but our entire civilization"....Written by an expert, this book does not merely address an emerging topic, but additionally it fills a void by analytically and expansively linking oxidation and carcinogenesis and providing knowledge and information to researchers and other stakeholders of scientific knowledge. I welcome the insights presented in the book and intend to include it among the reference books I provide to my students of risk assessment and management." (Dr. Demetrios J. Moschandreas, Professor of Environmental Engineering)