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Autophagy: Cancer, Other Pathologies, Inflammation, Immunity, Infection, and Aging - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128121467, 9780128121474

Autophagy: Cancer, Other Pathologies, Inflammation, Immunity, Infection, and Aging

1st Edition

Volume 12

Editor: M. Hayat
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128121467
eBook ISBN: 9780128121474
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 27th September 2017
Page Count: 622
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Autophagy: Cancer, Other Pathologies, Inflammation, Immunity, Infection, and Aging, Volume 12 discusses and details almost all aspects of the autophagy machinery in the context of health, cancer and other pathologies. Autophagy is more widely accepted as beneficial given its role in eliminating ‘toxic assets’ and promoting cell viability, hence, it has emerged as a new and potent modulator of disease progression that is both scientifically intriguing and clinically relevant. As the latest release in the Autophagy book series, users will find a detailed explanation of the role of molecular mechanisms.

Key Features

  • Presents the most advanced information regarding the role of the autophagic system in life and death
  • States recent advancements in the molecular mechanisms underlying a large number of genetic and epigenetic diseases and abnormalities
  • Summarizes the most up-to-date findings on how autophagy is executed and regulated at the molecular level and how its disruption can lead to disease
  • Authored by global leaders in the field, bringing the broadest, most expert coverage available


Academic/clinical professors, postdoctoral fellows, graduate and medical students in immunology, microbiology, pathology, molecular biology, infectious diseases and cancer research

Table of Contents

1. Overview of Autophagy 
2. The Role of Autophagy in Ageing: Molecular Mechanisms
3. The Role of p62 in Aggregopathies
4. Role of Autophagy in the Transition from Monocyte to Differentiation
5. CDC48 AAA ATPASE Regulates Protein Dynamics and Turnover in Mitochondria
6. Autophagy in Plasma Cells 
7. Loss of Pink1 or Parkin Function Results in a Progressive Loss of Mitochondrial Function
8. Role of the Transcription Factor IRF-1 in Regulating Autophagy in Lipopolysaccharide Stimulated Macrophages
9. mTOR: The Alpha and Omega of Autophagy Regulation
10. ER-phagy in Starvation, ER Stress, and Quality Control
11. Role of Autophagy Inhibition in Tumor Proliferative Arrest
12. Survival at the Brink: Chromatin Autophagy of Tumour Cells in Response to Genotoxic Challenge
13. Loss of Autophagy in Hypothalmic Neurons May be Involved in the Pathogenesis of Obesity
14. Defective Autophagy in Mesenteric Fat Tissue Maintains Inflammation in Crohn's Disease
15. Autophagy Regulates Inflammatory Responses in Antigen Presenting Cells: Underlying Mechanisms 
16.  Autophagy Accompanies Inflammasome Activation Moderating Inflammation by Eliminating Active Inflammasomes
17. Autophagy, Inflammation, and Breast Cancer Risk
18. AMBRA-Mediated regulation of V-MYC and its Relevance to Cancer 
19. The Delicate Balance of Autophagy in Neurodegeneration
20. Silibinin Protects Uvb-Irradiated Skin by Balancing Apoptosis and Autophagy in Epidermis and Dermis
21. Role of Autophagy Activation in Alleviating Alcohol Neurotoxicity
22. Lipopolysaccharide-Enhanced Bactericidal Activity is Mediated by Induction of the Autophagosomal Process
23. Role of Autophagy in Liver Regeneration
24. A Dual Role of a Soluble N-Ethylmaleimide Sensitive Factor-Attachment Protein Alpha (-Snap) in the Regulation of Autophagy 
25. TRAIL Induces Autophagic Protein Cleavage in Melanoma Cells


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About the Editor

M. Hayat

M. Hayat

Dr. Hayat has published extensively in the fields of microscopy, cytology, immunohistochemistry, immunocytochemistry, and antigen retrieval methods. He is Distinguished Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Kean University, Union, New Jersey, USA.

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Distinguished Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Kean University, Union, NJ, USA

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