Forkhead FOXO Transcription Factors in Development and Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128042533

Forkhead FOXO Transcription Factors in Development and Disease, Volume 127

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Saghi Ghaffari
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128042533
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st February 2018
Page Count: 536
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Table of Contents

1. FOXO3 and Exceptional Longevity: Insights from Hydra to Humans

  Bradley John Willcox

2. FOXO in neural cells and diseases of the nervous system

  JI-HYE PAIK

3. FOXOs maintaining the equilibrium for better or for worse

  Boudewijn Burgering

4. The Role of FoxOs in Bone Health and Disease

  Maria Almeida

5. FoxO Transcription Factors and Diabetes: Integrated Effects on Lipid and Glucose Metabolism Promotes the Adaptation to Fasting and Diabetes

  Terry Unterman

6. C. elegans FOXO/DAF-16: lifespan, metabolism and more

  Heidi Tissenbaum

7. Regulation of FOXO factors

  Ashley Webb

8. FOXO and Stem cells

  Saghi Ghaffari


Description

Forkhead FOXO Transcription Factors in Development and Disease, Volume 127, the latest release in the Current Topics in Developmental Biology series, provides a comprehensive set of reviews on transcription factors FOXO and their various functions in health and disease. Each chapter is contributed by a leading expert in the field, with specific sections covering Exceptional Longevity: Insights from Hydra to Humans, FOXO in neural cells and diseases of the nervous system, maintaining the equilibrium for better or for worse, and The Role of FoxOs in Bone Health and Disease, amongst other topics.

This compilation provides a unique, up-to-date view of this enigmatic, highly evolutionary conserved family of transcription factors with a diverse array of functions in aging and longevity, cancer, and metabolism.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors
  • Includes sections on the regulation of FOXO factors and stem cells
  • Presents a unique view of this highly evolutionary family of transcription factors

Readership

Researchers in cell, molecular, developmental and evolutionary biology and in genetics


Details

No. of pages:
536
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128042533

Reviews

Praise for the Series:
"Outstanding both in variety and in the quality of its contributions." --Nature


About the Serial Volume Editors

Saghi Ghaffari Serial Volume Editor

Dr. Saghi Ghaffari is a Physician Scientist and Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). Her research is on mechanisms implicated in blood production and disorders of blood. Her work has been partly focused on FOXO transcription factors and their contributions to the healthy blood formation. She has been trained in Medicine in Paris, France, obtained her PhD in Vancouver, Canada and further training at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at MIT in Cambridge, USA. She has been at the ISMMS since 2003.

Affiliations and Expertise

Icahn Medical Institute, NY, USA