International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology

International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology

1st Edition - November 23, 2015

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  • Editor: Kwang Jeon
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128022771
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128024751

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International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology presents comprehensive reviews and current advances in cell and molecular biology, and includes articles that address the structure and control of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, control of cell development and differentiation, and cell transformation and growth. The series has a worldwide readership, maintaining a high standard by publishing invited articles on important and timely topics authored by prominent cell and molecular biologists.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive reviews and current advances
  • Presents a wide range of perspectives on specific subjects
  • Valuable reference material for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional scientists


Cell biologists, molecular biologists, developmental biologists, and physiologists (organ level), biomedical scientists and biochemists studying cell-cell interactions, cell variation and evolution students and researchers.

Table of Contents

    • Contributors
    • Chapter One. New Insight into the Mechanism and Function of Autophagy in Plant Cells
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. Milestones in Plant Autophagy Study
      • 3. New Discoveries in Autophagy Mechanism
      • 4. New Discoveries in Autophagy Functions
      • 5. Conclusions
      • 6. Future Perspectives
    • Chapter Two. Ribosomal Protein S6 Phosphorylation: Four Decades of Research
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. rpS6 as an Indispensable Ribosomal Protein
      • 3. Phosphorylation of rpS6
      • 4. Signals to rpS6 Phosphorylation
      • 5. Physiological Roles of rpS6 Phosphorylation
      • 6. Concluding Remarks and Future Perspectives
    • Chapter Three. Different Pathways to the Lysosome: Sorting out Alternatives
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. Discovery of Mannose 6-Phosphate-Dependent Sorting in Mammals
      • 3. Lysosomal Enzyme Receptors
      • 4. Cell Biology of MPR Family Proteins
      • 5. Evolution of MPR Family Proteins
      • 6. Genetics of MPRs
      • 7. Concluding Remarks
    • Chapter Four. Intracellular Dynamics of Synucleins: “Here, There and Everywhere”
      • 1. Introduction: Members of the Synuclein Family
      • 2. Intracellular Localization of Three Members of the Synuclein Family
      • 3. Concluding Remarks
    • Chapter Five. Nuclear Pore Complexes and Nucleocytoplasmic Transport: From Structure to Function to Disease
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. Structural Aspects of Nucleocytoplasmic Transport
      • 3. Specific Transport Functions of Individual Nucleoporins
      • 4. Nucleoporins and Nucleocytoplasmic Transport in Human Health
      • 5. Concluding Remarks
    • Chapter Six. Cavin Family: New Players in the Biology of Caveolae
      • 1. Introduction
      • 2. Nomenclature, Structure, and Distribution of Cavin Proteins
      • 3. Early Characterization of Cavin Family Proteins
      • 4. Cavins and Caveolae
      • 5. Functional Implication of Cavins in Caveolae
      • 6. Co-Regulation between Cavin and Caveolin Expression
      • 7. The Cavin Complex
      • 8. Caveolar Coat
      • 9. Cavins in Health and Disease
      • 10. Concluding Remarks
    • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 322
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2015
  • Published: November 23, 2015
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128022771
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128024751

About the Editor

Kwang Jeon

Kwang Jeon
Kwang Jeon received his Ph.D. in cell physiology at King’s College, University of London, UK, in 1964 and taught at SUNY Buffalo and University of Tennessee. His research was concerned with the biogenesis and function of cell components in two major areas: Integration of intracellular symbionts into host cells leading to the acquisition of new cell components and cell variation; Membrane-protein recycling during endo- and exocytosis.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA

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