By Barbara J. Bain
This can be a dictionary of haematology... and so they may still swap the identify to incorporate the notice "Dictionary". I nearly did not purchase it simply because i could not figure out if it used to be a dictionary or not.
Apparently Barbara Bain is the guru of haematology. it is incredible she placed out a publication with so few photo's. how will you have a booklet on haematology with out nearly any photos? Haematology is all approximately visible interpretations of cells! Barbara should have plenty of solid photo's which can be used to demonstrate the descriptions NB the photographs must be in colour...as the few that do exist are in B&W.
There is a unique scarcity of dictionaries of haematology (I could not locate one)... so this e-book fills an noticeable desire.
I'm now into my 3rd publication on haematology... with out a stable definition of a few of the phrases. $$$ ouch!!!
The scientific haematology atlas through Carr nearly fills this area of interest: it has plenty of photos yet does not clarify loads of terms.
What this e-book wishes is extra photographs, a bit extra awareness to spelling (some typo's), a couple of extra definitions (there are a couple of seen ones lacking) and a piece extra element: My haematology teachers laughed at many of the definitions.
The publishers (Blackwell) and Barbara supplied no touch information wherein any feedback might be made. A secretary from Blackwell finally spoke back to an e-mail... yet appeared bemused consumer would wish to indicate advancements to a publication. They do not have again to me approximately this. that is surprising... as so much publishers welcome consumer feedback... because it simplifies the method once they do the update.
Honestly it'd be relatively effortless to make a brand new version of this booklet a lot better... and that i would not brain paying a piece extra for a few great photo's... particularly in the event that they have been in colour.
Overally... it truly is really really an invaluable reference for an individual in need of a short heads up in haematology... yet i feel nearly the other corporation may possibly do a greater job... yet not anyone has. Pity.
P.S. very first thing you'll want to do while learning a brand new quarter is purchase a dictionary!
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Transmission electron micrograph of a prolymphocyte in B-lineage prolymphocytic leukaemia. The very large nucleolus and abundant cytoplasmic mitochondria are apparent. 3-q22, encodes a nonreceptor tyrosine kinase that is essential for B-cell development; germline mutations an erythroid progenitor which gives rise to a number of erythroid colonies (CFUE) (see Fig. 41, p. g. c-ABL cf. g. g. g. g. g. the coagulation cascade caseating granuloma a granuloma with central caseation necrosis, typical of tuberculosis but not pathognomonic caseation a form of tissue necrosis when a crumbly cheese-like material is produced CASP10 a caspase gene, gene map locus 2q23-q34, mutations of which underlie 34 caspase type II autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome, also known as FLICE, FADLike Ice caspase a family of cysteine proteases that mediate apoptosis Castleman’s disease an inflammatory condition of lymph nodes, also known as angiofollicular lymph node hyperplasia and giant lymph node hyperplasia; human herpesvirus 8 (HHV8) infection is one aetiological factor CAT scan computerized axial tomography scan catabolism the breakdown or degradation of large energy-rich molecules within cells (see also metabolism) catalyse to increase the rate of a chemical reaction cathepsin G a protease which is one of the constituents of azurophilic granules of neutrophils cation positively charged ion cat scratch disease a disease resulting from infection by micro-organisms of the genus Afipia or the genus Rochalimaea, transmitted by the bite or scratch of a cat and causing fever and lymphadenopathy CBC complete blood count CBFB a gene, Core Binding Factor Beta, gene map locus 16q22; encodes a transcription factor that does not bind DNA directly but interacts with one of three runt domain containing proteins encoded by either RUNX1 (AML1), RUNX2 (AML3) or RUNX3 (AML2) to form one of three possible heterodimeric active transcription factors; each transcription factor has a distinct normal pattern of expression and function (see also AML1 and Fig.
Pedigree of a hypothetical family in which a boy (IV1) was found to have severe anaemia resulting from pyruvate kinase deficiency. His parents, III3 and III4, were first cousins. They, two of his grandparents and his great-grandmother were heterozygous carriers of pyruvate kinase deficiency. 2, archetypal member of a novel family of receptor tyrosine kinases; over-expressed in chronic granulocytic leukaemia azathioprine an antimetabolite used for immune suppression; which can cause pancytopenia and megaloblastic erythropoiesis azurophilic taking up basic dyes such as the azure dyes; basophilic B 2,3-biphosphoglycerate (2,3-BPG) an intermediate in the glycolytic pathway that decreases the oxygen affinity of haemoglobin, previously known as 2,3diphosphoglycerate (see Fig.
9, p. 22) 21 22 band Figure 9 A balanced translocation. Two diagrammatic representations of a balanced translocation—t(15;17)(q22;q21); there is exchange of material between two chromosomes with no net gain or loss. The upper figure shows the two normal and two abnormal chromosomes with their characteristic banding patterns. The short arm (p), long arm (q), centromere, telomeres and the two chromatids that make up a chromosome are also indicated. In the lower diagram chromosome 15 and material derived from it is shown in black and chromosome 17 and material derived from it in white.
A - Z of Haematology by Barbara J. Bain