Advances in Structural Biology, Volume 4

Edited by

  • S.K. Malhotra, Department of Zoology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The present volume continues the trend established in previous volumes in this series on Advances in Structural Biology. As in the past, diverse topics of current importance relevant to the theme of the series are included in the fourth volume.
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Book information

  • Published: June 1996
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-1-55938-967-9


Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (S.K. Malhotra). conservation of Genome and Gene Structure from fishes to Mammals (R.B. Walter and D.C. Morizot). The Molecular Composition of the Tight Junction (A.G. Howarth and B.R. Stevenson). The Gap Junction (M.V. Singh and S. K. Malhotra). Classical and Desmosomal Cadherins (J.E. Collins). Cytoskeleton and Cell Adhesion Molecules in Cell Shape, Growth Regulation, and Neoplasia (R. Rajaraman). The Cytoskeleton of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium (D.M. Garcia and J.R. Koke). Lung Inflammation, Fibrosis, and the Concept of Fibroblast Heterogeneity (R.K. Barth, C.M. Baecher-Allan, A. Linares, V.N. Suchkova, G. Sukhikh, G. Grchko, Y. Blidchenko, E.A. Kogan, and R.P. Phipps). Fibrogenic and Anti-Fibrogenic Factors in Wound Repair (A. Ghahary, R. Panny, and E.E. Tredget). Antimicrobial Mechanisms of Activated Macrophages and their Induction by Cytokines (N.F. Neumann and M. Belosevic).