Intercellular Communication through Gap Junctions - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444819291, 9780444599520

Intercellular Communication through Gap Junctions

1st Edition

Editors: Y. Kanno K. Kataoka Y. Shiba Y. Shibata T. Shimazu
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444819291
eBook ISBN: 9780444599520
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 9th February 1995
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Table of Contents

Section Headings - a full list of contents is available from the Publisher on request.

Part I. Connexin (2 papers, 5 contributors). Part II. Development of gap junctions (7 papers, 27 contributors). Part III. Gastric mucosa and gap junctions (4 papers, 16 contributors). Part IV. Carcinogenesis and gap junctions (16 papers, 76 contributors). Part V. Cardiac muscles and gap junctions (14 papers, 67 contributors). Part VI. Nervous system and gap junctions (10 papers, 32 contributors). Part VII. Gland function and gap junctions (8 papers, 30 contributors). Part VIII. Assembly of gap junctions (4 papers, 12 contributors). Part IX. Expression and regulation of gap junctions (8 papers, 39 contributors). Part X. Gap junctions expressed in oocytes (6 papers, 20 contributors). Part XI. Gating and conductance change of gap junctions (11 papers, 41 contributors). Index.


Research on intercellular communication through gap junctions has continued to expand, and the meeting on which this book is based brought together many scientists from many different countries and disciplines. In line with the objective of the meeting, this volume focuses on the biological meaning of intercellular communication through gap junctions in various organs. The most recent up-to-date findings have been included in this extensive volume, valuable to all those interested in this rapidly expanding field.


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About the Editors

Y. Kanno Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Joetsu University of Education, Graduate School of Education, Joetsu, Japan

K. Kataoka Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Hiroshima University, School of Medicine, Hiroshima, Japan

Y. Shiba Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Hiroshima University, School of Dentristry, Hiroshima, Japan

Y. Shibata Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Kyushu University, School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan

T. Shimazu Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Ehime University, School of Medicine, Ehime, Japan