International Review of Cytology, Volume 186

1st Edition

A Survey of Cell Biology

Print ISBN: 9780123645906
eBook ISBN: 9780080857251
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 23rd September 1998
Page Count: 301
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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.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Control of Genes by Mammalian Retroposons

  • Human Mitochondrial Diseases
  • Occludin and the Functions of Tight Jurisdictions
  • Pattern Formation and Cell Differentiation: Trichomes in Arabidopsis as a Genetic Model System
  • The Armadillo Family of Structural Proteins
  • HGF in Kidney Development and Regeneration
  • Nature and Role of Proteasomes in Maturation of Fish Oocytes


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

Table of Contents

N.V. Tomilin, Control of Genes by Mammalian Retroposons.

N. Howell, Human Mitochondrial Diseases: Answering Questions and Questioning Answers.

K. Matter and M.S. Balda, Occludin and the Functions of Tight Junctions.

M. Hülskamp, A. Schnittger, and U. Folkers, Pattern Formation and Cell Differentiation: Trichomes in Arabidopsis as a Genetic Model System.

M. Hatzfeld, The Armadillo Family of Structural Proteins.

D.F. Balkovetz and J.H. Lipschutz, Hepatocyte Growth Factor and the Kidney: It Is Not Just for the Liver

T. Tokumoto, Nature and Role of Proteasomes on the Maturation of Fish Oocytes. Chapter References. Index.


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