International Review of Cytology, Volume 170

1st Edition

A Survey of Cell Biology

Print ISBN: 9780123645746
eBook ISBN: 9780080857091
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th January 1997
Page Count: 310
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International Review of Cytology presents current advances and comprehensive reviews in cell biology-both plant and animal. Articles address structure and control of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, control of cell development and differentiation, and cell transformation and growth. Authored by some of the foremost scientists in the field, each volume provides up-to-date information and directions for future research.


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

Table of Contents

J.J.-C. Lin, K.S. Warren, D.D. Wamboldt, T. Wang, and J.L.-C. Lin, Tropomyosin Isoforms in Nonmuscle Cells.

E.M. Nedukha, Effects of Microgravity on the Structure and Function of Plant Cell Walls.

E. Ottaviani, A. Franchini, and C. Franceschi, Pro-Opiomelanocortin-Derived Peptides, Cytokines, and Nitric Oxide in Immune Responses and Stress: An Evolutionary Approach.

D. Pette and R.S. Staron, Mammalian Skeletal Muscle Fiber Type Transitions.

A. Mackiewicz, Acute Phase Proteins and Transformed Cells. Chapter References. Index.


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