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Mechanosensitive Ion Channels, Part A - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121533588, 9780080488639

Mechanosensitive Ion Channels, Part A, Volume 58

1st Edition

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Serial Editors: Sidney Simon Dale Benos
Serial Volume Editor: Owen Hamill
Hardcover ISBN: 9780121533588
eBook ISBN: 9780080488639
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 10th April 2007
Page Count: 448
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1.1: The Mechanical Properties of Bilayers Chapter 1.2: Molecular Dynamic Modeling of MS Channels Chapter 1.3: Structures of the Prokaryotic Mechanosensitive Channels MscL and MscS Chapter 1.4: 3.5 Billion Years of Mechanosensory Transduction: Structure and Function of Mechanosensitive Channels in Prokaryotes Chapter 1.5: Activation of Mechanosensitive Ion Channels by Forces Transmitted through Integrins and the Cytoskeleton Chapter 1.6: Thermodynamics of Mechanosensitivity Chapter 1.7: Flexoelectricity and Mechanotransduction Chapter 1.8: Lipid Effects on Mechanosensitive Channels Chapter 1.9: Functional Interactions of the Extracellular Matrix with Mechanosensitive Channels Chapter 1.10: MSCL: The Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channel of Large Conductance Chapter 1.11: The Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channel MscS: Emerging Principles of Gating and Modulation Chapter 1.12: Structure function relations of MscS Chapter 1.13: The MscS Cytoplasmic Domain and its Conformational Changes upon the Channel Gating Chapter 1.14: Microbial TRP Channels and Their Mechanosensitivity Chapter 1.15: MSCS-Like Proteins in Plants Chapter 1.16: Delivering Force and Amplifying Signals in Plant Mechanosensing Chapter 1.17: MS Channels in Tip Growing Systems


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Current Topics in Membranes provides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. Each volume is a guest edited compendium of membrane biology. This series has been a mainstay for practicing scientists and students interested in this critical field of biology. Articles covered in the volume include The Mechanical Properties of Bilayers; Molecular Dynamic Modeling of MS Channels; Structures of the Prokaryotic Mechanosensitive; Channels MscL and MscS; 3.5 Billion Years of Mechanosensory Transduction: Structure and Function of Mechanosensitive Channels in Prokaryotes; Activation of Mechanosensitive Ion Channels by Forces Transmitted through Integrins and the Cytoskeleton; Thermodynamics of Mechanosensitivity; Flexoelectricity and Mechanotransduction; Lipid Effects on Mechanosensitive Channels; Functional Interactions of the Extracellular Matrix with Mechanosensitive Channels; MSCL: The Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channel of Large Conductance; The Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channel MscS: Emerging Principles of Gating and Modulation; Structure function relations of MscS; The MscS Cytoplasmic Domain and its Conformational Changes upon the Channel Gating; Microbial TRP Channels and Their Mechanosensitivity; MSCS-Like Proteins in Plants; Delivering Force and Amplifying Signals in Plant Mechanosensing; MS Channels in Tip Growing Systems.

Readership

Researchers in cell biology, developmental biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, genetics, immunology, immunochemistry, neuroscience, diabetes, nephrology, embyrology, vascular surgery, cardiology, rheumatology, hematology, bone and joint surgery, cancer research, and angiogenesis.


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No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2007
Published:
10th April 2007
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780121533588
eBook ISBN:
9780080488639

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About the Serial Editors

Sidney Simon

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA

Dale Benos

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA

About the Serial Volume Editor

Owen Hamill