The Molecular Biology of Cadherins

This volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on the most recent research surrounding Cadherins from top experts in the field.
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Researchers and molecular biologists


Book information

  • Published: April 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-394311-8


"Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist-for whom the numerous references will be invaluable-but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell."--BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNAL

Table of Contents

Stability and dynamics of cell-cell junctions

T. Lecuit

Signaling by classical cadherin adhesion receptors

  1. Yap

New insights into the evolution of metazoan cadherins

P. Hulpiau

Where the cadherins root: the diverse junctional plaques

S. Rickelt

Structure, function and regulation of desmosomes

  1. Kowalczyk

VE-cadherin and vascular morphogenesis

E. Dejana

Neuronal diversity by clustered protocadherins

T. Yagi

Delta-protocadherins in health and disease

  1. Kahr

Role of Celsr-1 to -3 in mouse brain development

C Boutin

N-cadherin function in development and disease

G. Radice

Cadherin dynamics during neural crest cell ontogeny

L. Taneyhill

Cadherins and EMT: Regulation in normal tissue homeostasis and related pathologies

G. Berx

Cadherin abnormalities in familial cancers

F. Caneiro

The other catenins: challenging our current view of canonical Wnt signaling

P. Mccrea

Afadin/AF6/Canoe: Roles in the organization of junctional complexes

K. Mandai