Understanding Calcium Dynamics: Experiments and Theory / Edition 1

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This volume is intended as an introduction and modern reference in the field for graduate students and researchers in biophysics, biochemistry and applied mathematics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540402367
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 9/11/2003
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Physics Series, #623
  • Edition description: 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Regulation of IP[subscript 3] Receptors by IP[subscript 3] and Ca[superscript 2+] 1
2 The Endoplasmic Reticulum: A Central Player in Cell Signalling and Protein Synthesis 17
3 Mitochondrial and ER Calcium Uptake and Release Fluxes and their Interplay in Intact Nerve Cells 37
4 Global and Local Regulation of Neuronal Differentiation by Calcium Transients 67
5 Role of NAADP in Coordinating Spatiotemporal Aspects of Calcium Signalling 85
6 Models of Cardiac Ca[superscript 2+]-Induced Ca[superscript 2+] Release and Ca[superscript 2+] Sparks 97
Color Figures 115
7 Hormone-Mediated Intercellular Calcium Signalling in an Insect Salivary Gland - Pathways and Mechanisms 119
8 From Simple to Complex Ca[superscript 2+] Oscillations: Regulatory Mechanisms and Theoretical Models 131
9 Information Processing in Calcium Signal Transduction 153
10 Modeling Calcium Waves 179
11 Mathematical Modelling and High Resolution Fluorescence Imaging for Studying Calcium Regulation 201
12 Langevin Modeling of Intracellular Calcium Dynamics 231
13 Building a Wave - Models of the Puff-to-Wave Transition 253
Glossary 291
Index 297
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