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Cell signalling

Cell signalling

Author: John T Hancock
Publisher: Oxford ; Toronto : Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats

A carefully structured introduction to this intricate subject, Cell Signalling introduces those conserved features that underlie many different extra- and intracellular signalling systems. After  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John T Hancock
ISBN: 9780199232109 0199232105
OCLC Number: 747005630
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Description: xxii, 341 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: An overview of cell signalling --
Aspects of cellular signalling --
Pathways are the key to signalling --
A look at some of the history and techniques of cell signalling --
Part II: Components that comprise signalling pathways --
Extracellular signals: hormones, cytokines and growth factors --
Detection of extracellular signals: the role of receptors --
Protein Phosphorylation, kinases and phosphatases --
Cyclic nucleotides, cyclases and G proteins --
Inositol phosphate metabolism and roles of membrane lipids --
Intracellular calcium: Its control and role as an intracellular signal --
Reactive oxygen species, reactive nitrogen species and redox signalling --
Part III: Selected examples of signalling pathways and events --
Insulin and the signal transduction cascades it invokes --
Perception of the environment --
Signalling in development and for the regulation of gene expression --
Life, death and apoptosis --
Part IV: Final thoughts --
Cell Signalling: importance, complexity, and future Index.
Responsibility: John T. Hancock.
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Complexity and specificity are the hallmarks of cell signalling, yet Hancock in this third edition has gone a long way to simplify these complicated processes. His signalling examples are clever and Read more...

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