Rosa Angela Canuto

A Graduate in Biological Science and in Medicine and Surgery, prof. Canuto is a full professor of General Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Turin University. She was in charge of national research projects, and the scientific organizer of conferences. Her research activity is in two fields: experimental oncology and tissue regeneration. The aim of the first field is to increase the knowledge on the importance of PUFA as preventive factors or as coadjuvant drugs in cancer. The aim of the second field is to study the biocompatibility and the colonization of new bone substitutes or hernia prostheses, able to induce the bone or peritoneum production. Her activity has been the subject of several full-length publications, and several conference papers.

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The book takes in consideration some dehydrogenases, enzymes with different functions in the cells by using different substrates, such as hydroxysteroid dehydrogenases, aldehyde dehydrogenases, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase, pyruvate dehydrogenase complex, glutamate dehydrogenase, succinate dehydrogenase. They are examined from the following points of view: biochemistry, physiological functions and role in some diseases and in the development of tumours. For these reasons, the book is divided into three sections: 1. Dehydrogenases and cancer 2. Dehydrogenases and some diseases 3. Dehydrogenases and physiological role

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