Actin-Binding Proteins and Disease / Edition 1

Actin-Binding Proteins and Disease / Edition 1

by Cris dos Remedios
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1441924531

ISBN-13: 9781441924537

Pub. Date: 11/19/2010

Publisher: Springer New York

There are scattered reports in the published literature citing relationships between actin, actin-binding proteins and disease. This volume brings this information together for the first time, with a focus on human disorders. The volume is relevant to a wide readership including cell biologists interested in understanding how structural and functional changes in

Overview

There are scattered reports in the published literature citing relationships between actin, actin-binding proteins and disease. This volume brings this information together for the first time, with a focus on human disorders. The volume is relevant to a wide readership including cell biologists interested in understanding how structural and functional changes in proteins impact on the organism as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781441924537
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
11/19/2010
Series:
Protein Reviews Series, #8
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
0.79(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

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Table of Contents

Overview of actin.- Actin Genetic Diseases.- Actin-binding drugs.- Filamentous actin as an autoantigen.- Actin Binding Protein Function and its Relation to Disease Pathology.- ADF/cofilin, actin dynamics and disease.- Gelsolin and disease.- Profilin and disease.- The roles of thymosin beta4 in cell migration and cell-to-cell signalling in disease.- Actin and actin binding proteins in cancer progression and metastasis.- Defects in actin and actin-binding proteins in leukocytes.- The role of PIP2 in actin, actin-binding proteins and disease.- Intracellular pathogens and the actin cytoskeleton.- Actin and its binding proteins in heart failure.

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