Description

For over fifty years the Methods in Enzymology series has been the critically acclaimed laboratory standard and one of the most respected publications in the field of biochemistry. The highly relevant material makes it an essential publication for researchers in all fields of life and related sciences. This volume features articles on the topic of osmosensing and osmosignaling written by experts in the field.

Readership

Biochemists and researchers in related life science disciplines.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Water compartments in cells Gary D. Fullerton, Ivan L. Cameron Chapter 2 Yeast osmoregulation Stefan Hohmann, Marcus Krantz, Bodil Nordlander Chapter 3 Physiological Analysis of Bacterial Mechanosensitive Channels Ian R Booth, Michelle D Edwards, Susan Black, Ulrike Schumann, Wendy Bartlett, Tim Rasmussen, Akiko Rasmussen & Samantha Miller Chapter 4 Control of Cell Cycle in Response to Osmostress : Lessons from Yeast Josep Clotet and Francesc Posas Chapter 5 Bacterial Osmosensing Transporters Janet M. Wood Chapter 6 Plant Gene Networks in Osmotic Stress Response: from genes to regulatory networks Lam-Son Phan Tran, Kazuo Nakashima, Kazuo Shinozak, Kazuko Yamaguchi-Shinozaki Chapter 7 Osmosensing by integrins in rat liver Freimut Schliess, Dieter Häussinger Chapter 8 Hyperosmotic activation of the CD95 system Roland Reinehr, Dieter Häussinger Chapter 9 New Approaches for Determining Apoptotic Volume Decrease (AVD) in Cells Carl D. Bortner, Maria I. Sifre, John A. Cidlowski Chapter 10 Transient Receptor Potential channels in mechanosensing and cell volume regulation Stine Falsig Pedersen, Bernd Nilius Chapter 11 Cell volume regulatory ion channels in cell proliferation and cell death Florian Lang, Michael Föller, Karl Lang, Philipp Lang, Markus Ritter, Alexey Vereninov, Ildiko Szabo, Stephan M. Huber, Erich Gulbins Chapter 12 Actin Cytoskeleton Architecture and Signaling i

Details

No. of pages:
632
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080552118
Print ISBN:
9780123739216

About the serial-volume-editors

Helmut Sies

Helmut Sies is an Honorary Member of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. He received an Honorary Ph.D. from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1996. Dr. Sies is a member of the Northrhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Germany, and a Corresponding Member of both the Academy of Sciences of Heidelberg, Germany, and the Academy of Medicine, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He has received many awards and prizes, including the FEBS Anniversary Prize awarded by the Federation of European Biochemical Societies, 1978; the Distinguished Foreign Scholar award, MASUA, 1985; the Silver Medal, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1986; the Ernst Jung Preis fur Medizin, 1988; the Claudius-Galenus-Preis, 1990; and the ISFE-Preis, 1994. Dr. Sies sereves on the editorial board and advisory committee for twelve journals, has edited numerous books, and has published more than 400 original articles and chapters. He received his M.D. at the University of Munich in 1967 and currently serves as Full Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physiological Chemistry at the University of Düsseldorf.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institut Fur Physiologische Chemie, Germany