Building Blocks of the Cell

SERIES EDITOR:
I. Robert Nabi, University of British Columbia
This Series is a comprehensive, in-depth review of the key elements of cell biology such as Membrane Domains, Organelles, Cytoskeleton, Adhesion, Polarity, Cell Cycle and Apoptosis. All important elements and interactions of the cell will be covered, giving the reader a comprehensive, accessible, authoritative overview of cell biology. All authors are internationally renowned experts in their area.

Series ISSNs: 2328-3041 (print) and 2328-305X (online)



Ca2+-dependent Signal Transduction Ca2+-dependent Signal Transduction
James D. Johnson, Michael J. Bround, Tobias Albrecht
In biology, signal transduction is the transmission of information into and within the cell. Signal transduction events within a cell are often initiated from an extracellular cue. Current knowledge suggests that there are far fewer intracellular sec...
Publication Date: 11/01/2014

Read More


Vesicular Transport in the Secretory and Endocytic Pathways Vesicular Transport in the Secretory and Endocytic Pathways
Anne Muesch
The concept of vesicular traffic as a means of protein transport in and out of cells and between membrane compartments has been established since the 1960s. Its basic principles are beautifully simple, yet the details of protein transport are complex...
Publication Date: 11/01/2014

Read More


Intermediate Filaments Intermediate Filaments
Normand Marceau, Anne Loranger, Stephane Gilbert
Intermediate filaments (IFs), in concert with microfilaments (MFs) and microtubules (MTs), form the cytoskeleton, and each of these fibrillar networks exhibits rather unique structural and functional characteristics. Intermediate filaments were disco...
Publication Date: 06/01/2014

Read More


Protein Translation Protein Translation
Eric Jan
Protein synthesis is a fundamental aspect of gene expression across kingdoms. The regulation of translation is important for many biological processes including cell fate determination, development, and growth and is especially crucial to maintain ce...
Publication Date: 06/01/2014

Read More


The Actin Cytoskeleton and the Regulation of Cell Migration The Actin Cytoskeleton and the Regulation of Cell Migration
Jonathan M. Lee
The mammalian cytoskeleton is an internal framework of actin, tubulin, and intermediate filament proteins. Proteins of these three classes assemble non-covalently into filamentous polymers that support the structural integrity of the relatively fragi...
Publication Date: 06/01/2013

Read More


Apoptosis Apoptosis
Ning Yang, Ing Swie Goping
Multi-cellular organisms eliminate individual cells through a self-destruct process known as apoptosis. Apoptosis is critical for proper development and maintenance of tissue homeostasis. The importance of this process is highlighted by the fact that...
Publication Date: 04/01/2013

Read More


Phagocytosis Phagocytosis
Urja Naik, Rene E. Harrison
Phagocytosis is an evolutionarily conserved mechanism that serves as the first line of host defense in multicellular organisms. The traditional definition of phagocytosis involves the engulfment and degradation of large solid particles (>0.5 μm), in...
Publication Date: 04/01/2013

Read More


Epithelial Polarity Epithelial Polarity
Gerard Apodaca, Luciana Gallo
Epithelial cells exhibit an apical–basolateral axis of polarity that is generated during embryogenesis, is maintained throughout adult life in the face of constant cell regeneration, and is perturbed in several epithelial-associated diseases. We ex...
Publication Date: 03/01/2013

Read More


Membrane Nanodomains Membrane Nanodomains
John R. Silvius
Many membranes in eukaryotic cells are inhomogeneous structures in which various membrane components are nonrandomly distributed, forming diverse types of 'domains.' Some membrane domains have long been well known, because they are sufficiently large...
Publication Date: 02/01/2013

Read More



Result Pages:  1  Displaying 1 to 9 (of 9 products)
Browse by Subject
Case Studies in Engineering
ACM Books
IOP Concise Physics
SEM Books
0 items
LATEST NEWS

Newsletter
Note: Registered customers go to: Your Account to subscribe.

E-Mail Address:

Your Name: