International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology (Volume 302)

International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology (Volume 302) PDF

By Kwang W. Jeon

International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology Volume 302 PDF presents current advances and comprehensive reviews in cell biology–both plant and animal. Articles address structure and control of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, control of cell development and differentiation, and cell transformation and growth.

  • Authored by some of the foremost scientists in the field
  • Provides up-to-date information and directions for future research
  • Valuable reference material for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and professional scientists
Table of Contents

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Chapter One. Molecular Insights into Intracellular RNA Localization

1. Introduction

2. Extent and Locations of mRNA Localization

3. Mechanisms of mRNA Localization

4. Motor-Driven Directed Transport of Localization-Competent mRNPs

5. Formation and Structure of RNA Granules

6. Regulation and Roles of Localized mRNAs

7. Perspective


Chapter Two. A Hypothesis on the Origin and Evolution of Tubulin


1. Introduction

2. Tubulin Isotypes

3. Evolution of the Tubulin/FtsZ Superfamily

4. The Origin of the C-terminal Tail of Tubulin: Back before the Beginning?

5. Experimental Tests of These Hypotheses

6. Concluding Remarks


Chapter Three. Dynamin: Expanding Its Scope to the Cytoskeleton

1. Introduction

2. Dynamin—A Membrane Remodeling GTPase

3. Actions of Dynamin and Actin Filaments during Endocytosis

4. Beyond Endocytosis: Dynamin as a Cytoskeletal Regulator

5. Dynamin Mutations, Cytoskeleton and Human Disease

6. Concluding Remarks


Chapter Four. Beta-Barrel Scaffold of Fluorescent Proteins: Folding, Stability and Role in Chromophore Formation

1. Introduction

2. Chromophore Formation and Transformations in Fluorescent Proteins

3. Structure of Fluorescent Proteins and Their Unique Properties

4. Pioneering Studies of Fluorescent Protein Stability

5. Unfolding–refolding of fluorescent proteins

6. Concluding Remarks


Chapter Five. Cytoskeletal Proteins: Shaping Progression of Hepatitis C Virus-Induced Liver Disease

1. Introduction

2. Overview of HCV

3. Pathology of Acute to CHC with Emphasis on Cs Changes

4. Role in HCV Infection and Pathogenesis

5. Summary and Key Question for Future Research


Chapter Six. Integrins and Small GTPases as Modulators of Phagocytosis


1. Introduction

2. Integrins as Phagocytic Receptors

3. Biological Implications: Phagocytic Integrins and Apoptotic Cell Clearance

4. Integrin-Dependent Phagocytic Tissue Remodeling

5. Role of Phagocytosis in Tissue Maintenance and Homeostasis

6. Integrin-Dependent Phagocytosis and Pathogenesis

7. Conclusions and Perspectives



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