Molecular and Biological Responses to the Extracellular Matrix

Series Editor:

  • Robert Mecham, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.

Edited by

  • David Cheresh, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

Integrins: Molecular and Biological Responses to the Extracellular Matrix will help basic, applied, and clinical researchers keep up with the explosion of literature on the integrin family of proteins. This volume extends material previously covered in Receptors for Extracellular Matrix. It addresses some of the most exciting areas of integrin biology, including the varied roles of integrins in cell division, differentiation, movement, wound healing, inflammation, thrombosis, osteoporosis, and cancer.
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Book information

  • Published: September 1994
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-171160-3

Table of Contents

J.W. SMITH, The Structural Basis of Integrin-Ligand (RGD) Interaction. M.A. SCHWARTZ, Integrins as Signal Transducing Receptors. K.O. SIMON and K. BURRIDGE, Interactions Between Integrins and the Cytoskeleton: Structure and Regulation. J ASHKENAS, C.H. DAMSKY, M.J. BISSELL, And Z.WERB, Integrins, Signaling, And the Remodeling of the Extracellular Matrix. T. LALLIER, M.D. HENS, And D.W. DESIMONE, Integrins in Development. V QUARANTA, R.N. TAMURA, G. COLLO, H.M. COOPER, M. HORMIA, C. ROZZO, G. GAIETTA, And L. STARR, Distinctive Functions of Alpha6beta4 and Other Interactions in Epithelial Cells. M.J. ELICES, Leukocyte Integrins. T.J. KUNICKI and Z.R. RUGGERI, Molecular Properties of Human Platelet Integrin Alphaiibbeta3. J.M. STADEL, A.J. NICHOLS, D.R. BERTOLINI, And J.M. SAMANEN, Therapeutic Potential of Integrin Antagonists. Subject Index.