Description

This volume deals with aspects of the cytoskeleton in different cell types and also describe examples of changes in the cytoskeleton which occur during various pathological states. These studies bring the exciting area of cytoskeleton research into the domain of medical science.

Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Introduction (J.E. Hesketh and I.F. Pryme). Red Cell Cytoskeletal Abnormalities (J.E. Barker). Dynamic Modulations and Functional Importance of the Actin Network in Human Neutrophils (T. Andersson, M. Fällman, C. Hellberg, R. Löfgren, J. Ng-Sikorksi, A. Sjölander, and E. Särndahl). The Hepatocyte Cytoskeleton: Biochemical, Physiological, and Pathological Aspects (L. Agius). Defects in Muscle-Cytoskeleton Interaction in Diseased States (E. Ozawa and A. Suzuki). The Cytoskeleton and Neoplastic Transformation (S. Kellie). Intermediate Filament Proteins in the Inner Ear (W. Kuijpers and F.C.S. Ramaekers). The Neuronal Cytoskeleton M.S. Bush, P.A.M. Eagles, and PR. Gordon-Weeks). The Cytoskeleton in the Biology of Bone Cells (A. Lomri and P.J. Marie). Antibodies to Keratin and Associated Intermediate Filaments in Rheumatoid Arthritis and Other Connective Tissue Diseases (D.L. Scott and P. Kurki). The Cytoskeleton and Virus Infection (D.G. Macejak and R.B. Luftig). Regulation of Cell Morphology and Growth by Syndecan-1: Altered Expression in Malignancy (P. Inki and M. Jalkanen). The Sperm Cytoskeleton and its Defects (B.A. Afzelius). The Cytoskeleton of the Intestinal Epithelium: components, Assembly, and Dynamic Rearrangements (W.M. Bement and M.S. Mooseker). The Plant Cytoskeleton (E. Davies, B.D. Fillingham, and S. Abe). Plasma Membrane-Cytoskeleton Complex in the Normal and Cataractous Lens (E.L. Benedetti, I. Dunia, J.L. Dufier, Y.K. Seng, and H. Bloemendal). Index.

Details

No. of pages:
526
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080530192
Print ISBN:
9781559386890
Print ISBN:
9780444551535

About the editors

J.E. Hesketh

Affiliations and Expertise

Rowett Research Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland

I.F. Pryme

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway

Reviews

This volume deals with aspects of the cytoskeleton in different cell types and also describe examples of changes in the cytoskeleton which occur during various pathological states. These studies bring the exciting area of cytoskeleton research into the domain of medical science.