Natural Compounds and Their Role in Apoptotic Cell Signaling Pathways / Edition 1

Natural Compounds and Their Role in Apoptotic Cell Signaling Pathways / Edition 1

by Marc Diederich
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573317373

ISBN-13: 9781573317375

Pub. Date: 09/15/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Apoptosis is a highly regulated mechanism by which cells undergo cell death in an active way. As one of the most challenging tasks concerning cancer is to induce apoptosis in malignant cells, researchers increasingly focus on natural products to modulate apoptotic signaling pathways. This book reviews the main effects of natural compounds on the different apoptotic

Overview

Apoptosis is a highly regulated mechanism by which cells undergo cell death in an active way. As one of the most challenging tasks concerning cancer is to induce apoptosis in malignant cells, researchers increasingly focus on natural products to modulate apoptotic signaling pathways. This book reviews the main effects of natural compounds on the different apoptotic signaling pathways, including the intrinsic and extrinsic apoptosis pathways, the NF-kB-mediated pathway, the PI3K/Akt signaling, and other main pathways. Among the topic specially covered are:

  • Effects of natural compounds on cancer cells
  • Natural compounds as inducers of cell death
  • Diet in health and disease
  • Inflammation and cancer
  • Natural compounds as kinase inhibitors
  • Natural compounds in neurodegenerative diseases
  • Natural compounds as inhibitors of ROS

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573317375
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Series:
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences Series, #29
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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