ABC Transporters: Biochemical, Cellular, and Molecular Aspects, Volume 292

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Suresh Ambudkar Michael Gottesman
Editor-in-Chiefs: John Abelson Melvin Simon
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121821937
eBook ISBN: 9780080884035
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 31st July 1998
Page Count: 853
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Table of Contents

Prokaryotic ABC Transporters:

H. Nikaido and J.A. Hall, Overview of Bacterial ABC Transporters.

J.A. Hall, A.L. Davidson, and H. Nikaido, Preparation and Reconstitution of Membrane-Associated Maltose Transporter Complex of Escherichia coli.

C.H. Panagiotidis and H.A. Shuman, Maltose Transport in Escherichia coli: Mutations That Uncouple ATP Hydrolysis from Transport.

W. Boos, Binding Protein-Dependent ABC Transport System for Glycerol 3-Phosphate of Escherichia coli.

F.Zhang, J.A. Sheps, and V. Ling, Structure-Function Analysis of Hemolysin B.

P. Delepelaire, Erwinia Metalloprotease Permease: Aspects of Secretion Pathway and Secretion Functions.

M. Kuroda, H. Bhattacharjee, and B.P. Rosen, Arsenical Pumps in Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes.

Eukaryotic ABC Transporters:

J.M. Croop, Evolutionary Relationships among ABC Transporters.

R. Allikmets and M. Dean, Cloning of Novel ABC Transporter Genes.

D. Taglicht and S. Michaelis, Saccharomyces cerevisiae ABC Proteins and Their Relevance to Human Health and Disease.

A. Nonmammalian ABC Transport Systems:

R. Dudler and M. Sidler, Arabidopsis MDR Genes: Molecular Cloning and Protein Chemical Aspects.

S. Volkman and D. Wirth, Functional Analysis of pfmdr1 Gene of Plasmodium falciparum.

M. Ouellette, A. Haimeur, K. Grondin, D. Légaré, and B. Papadopoulou, Amplification of ABC Transporter Gene pgpA and of Other Heavy Metal Resistance Genes in Leishmania tarentolae and Their Study by Gene Transfection and Gene Disruption.

G.L. Nijbroek and S. Michaelis, Fun


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Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Prokaryotic ABC Transporters

  • Eukaryotic ABC Transporters
  • Nonmammalian ABC Transport Systems
  • Mammalian P-Glycoproteins
  • Multidrug Resistance Associated Protein
  • Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator
  • Sulfonylurea Receptor
  • Intracellular ABC Transporters


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Suresh Ambudkar Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Michael Gottesman Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.

About the Editor-in-Chiefs

John Abelson Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

California Institute of Technology, Division of Biology, Pasadena, U.S.A.

Melvin Simon Editor-in-Chief

Affiliations and Expertise

The Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA