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Author Ramírez-Torres, A.
Title Squalene : current knowledge and potential therapeutical uses / A. Ramírez-Torres, C. Gabás, and C. Barranquero.
Imprint New York : Nova Biomedical Books, [2011]

Series Biotechnology in agriculture, industry and medicine
Biotechnology in agriculture, industry and medicine series.
Subject Squalene -- Thereapeutic use.
Squalene -- therapeutic use.
Squalene -- pharmacokinetics.
Alt Name Gabás, C.
Barranquero, C.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 73 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Antioxidant properties in vivo and in vitro -- Bioavailability of squalene in animal models and in human -- Squalene may neutralize different xenobiotics -- Squalene as an anti-inflammatory agent -- Squalene and atherosclerosis -- Anti-neoplastic properties of squalene -- Mechanisms of squalene action in cancer chemoprevention and regression -- A component of skin lipids and with a role in skin aging and pathology -- Its use to boost antigenicity of several vaccines -- Other properties -- Toxicity at high levels of intake (neuropathy and pneumonia) -- Antibodies against squalene in certain individuals.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781617614040 (electronic bk.)
1617614041 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 716081464
Additional Format Print version: Ramírez-Torres, A. Squalene. New York : Nova Biomedical Books, ©2011 9781617289743 (DLC) 2010027273 (OCoLC)647976765