G Protein Signaling Pathways in Health and Disease

G Protein Signaling Pathways in Health and Disease

1st Edition - January 30, 2019
  • Editor: Ya-Xiong Tao
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128167243
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128167250

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Description

G Protein Signaling Pathways in Health and Disease, Volume 161 in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series, provides informative and exciting monographs on a wide variety of research topics related to G Protein Signaling Pathways in Health and Disease. The series gives in-depth knowledge on the important molecular biological aspects of organismal physiology and function, along with insights on how this knowledge can be applied to understand and ameliorate human disease. This updated release covers Diseases associated with mutations in CNGA3, Mutations in arrestins, Diseases caused by mutations in GPR101, Diseases caused by mutations in lutropin receptor, and much more.

Key Features

  • Comprises 15-20 chapters, providing substantial coverage on a given topic
  • Contains ample use of tables, diagrams, schemata and color figures to enhance the reader's ability to rapidly grasp the information provided in each chapter
  • Provides a comprehensive guide to the latest information available on prions, viruses, bacteria, and eukaryotes

Readership

Scientists working actively in a field, including those at levels ranging from graduate student to senior investigator. New investigators to a field who wish to familiarize themselves with the latest work

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to G protein signaling pathways
    Ya-Xiong Tao
    2. Diseases associated with mutations in CNGA3
    Qingjiong Zhang
    3. Mutations in arrestins
    Vsevolod V. Gurevich
    4. Diseases caused by mutations in GPR101
    Ya-Xiong Tao
    5. Diseases caused by mutations in lutropin receptor
    Jie Qiao
    6. Beta3-adrenergic receptor polymorphism and type 2 diabetes
    Ya-Xiong Tao
    7. Chemokine receptor mutations and susceptibility to HIV infection
    Yi-Qun Kuang
    8. GPR154 mutations and asthma
    Ya-Xiong Tao
    9. Diseases associated with mutations in prokineticin receptor-2 gene
    Jia-Da Li
    10. Therapeutic options for loss-of-function mutations in GPCRs
    Wei Wang
    11. GPCRs and primary cilia
    Ya-Xiong Tao

Product details

  • No. of pages: 229
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: January 30, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128167243
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128167250

About the Serial Volume Editor

Ya-Xiong Tao

Dr. Ya-Xiong Tao is currently Associate Professor of Physiology at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in Auburn, Alabama, USA. He has been working on several G protein-coupled receptors, including gonadotropin receptors regulating reproduction, and melanocortin receptors regulating energy and glucose homeostasis. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed biomedical journals and obtained funding for his research from National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association, among others. He has delivered numerous lectures at universities and research institutes in USA. Canada, and China. He is visiting or guest professors at four universities and research institute in China. He has edited four volumes in Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science and is editing a volume of Advances in Pharmacology. He teaches several courses, including Physiology, Receptorology, and Molecular Endocrinology, for veterinarian and graduate students.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL, USA