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The Role of Sphingolipids in Cancer Development and Therapy

Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. This thematic volume looks at "The Role of Sphingolipids in Cancer Development and Therapy"

Audience
Researchers and students in the basic and clinical sciences of cancer biology and oncology, plus related areas in genetics, immunology, pharmacology, cell biology, and molecular biology.

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Advances in Cancer Research

Hardbound, 312 Pages

Published: January 2013

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-394274-6

Contents

    1. Therapeutic potential of targeting SK1 in human cancers
      Dmitry Pshezhetskiy
    2. Natural products as platforms for the design of sphingolipid derived anticancer agents
      Gemma Fabrias
    3. Hypoxia, therapeutic resistance and sphingosine 1-phosphate
      Olivier Cuvillier
    4. Use of acid sphingomyelinase for cancer therapy
      Edward H. Schuchman
    5. Diverse functions of ceramide on cancer cell death and proliferation
      Besim Ogretmen
    6. Sphingosine kinase and cancer
      Lina M. Obeid
    7. Ceramide glycosylation catalyzed by glucosylceramide synthase and cancer drug resistance
      Yong-Yu Liu
    8. Interdiction of sphingolipid metabolism to improve standard of care cancer therapies
      James S. Norris

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