Description

The understanding of chemokines, the proteins that control the migration of cells, and their receptors, is critical to the study of causes and therapies for a wide range of human diseases and infections, including certain types of cancer, inflammatory diseases, HIV, and malaria. This volume, focusing on chemokines as potential targets for disease intervention, and its companion volume (Methods in Enzymology volume 462, focusing on chemokine structure and function, as well as signaling) provide a comprehensive overview and time-tested protocols in this field, making it an essential reference for researchers in the area.

Key Features

Along with its companion volume, provides a comprehensive overview of chemokine methods, specifically as related to potential disease therapy Gathers tried, tested, and trusted methods and techniques from top players in chemokine research Provides an essential reference for researchers in the field

Readership

Researchers in cell, molecular and developmental biology; biochemists pharmacologists, and geneticists

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123749086
Electronic ISBN:
9780080956978