Advances in Clinical Chemistry, Volume 83, the latest installment in this internationally acclaimed series, contains chapters authored by world-renowned clinical laboratory scientists, physicians and research scientists. The serial discusses the latest, most up-to-date technologies related to the field of clinical chemistry, with this release presenting comprehensive updates on Urinary Nucleosides and Deoxynucleosides, Locked Nucleic Acid Technology for Highly Sensitive Detection of Somatic Mutations in Cancer, Liquid Biopsy: From Basic Research to Clinical Practice, Circulating Tumor Cells and Implications of the Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition, and more.
Dr Gregory S Makowski is a board certified clinical chemist and fellow of the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry. Following receipt of his PhD in Biochemistry from the University of Connecticut Storrs, he pursued post-doctoral studies at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine in Farmington that culminated in his joint appointments in the School of Medicine and the Department of Laboratory Medicine at John Dempsey Hospital. He has numerous clinical and basic science publications and serves on various scientific and editorial boards. He is actively engaged in the training of Pathology residents and fellows in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Hartford Hospital. He currently serves as Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer for Clinical Laboratory Partners in Newington CT, USA.
1. Urinary Nucleosides and Deoxynucleosides Malgorzata Patejko, Wiktoria Struck-Lewicka, Danuta Siluk, Malgorzata Waszczuk-Jankowska and Michal J. Markuszewski 2. Locked Nucleic Acid Technology for Highly Sensitive Detection of Somatic Mutations in Cancer Takayuki Ishige, Sakae Itoga and Kazuyuki Matsushita 3. Liquid Biopsy: From Basic Research to Clinical Practice Monica Macias, Estibaliz Alegre, Angel Diaz-Lagares, Ana Patino, Jose L. Perez-Gracia, Miguel Sanmamed, Rafael Lopez-Lopez, Nerea Varo and Alvaro Gonzalez 4. Circulating Tumor Cells and Implications of the Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition Lori E. Lowes and Alison L. Allan 5. Indoor Tanning a Gianus Bifrons: Vitamin D and Human Cancer Giuseppe Lippi, Gianfranco Cervellin and Elisa Danese 6. Laboratory Assessment of Anemia Sirisha Kundrapu and Jaime Noguez