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Osmosensing and Osmosignaling - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123739216, 9780080552118

Osmosensing and Osmosignaling, Volume 428

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Helmut Sies Dieter Haeussinger
eBook ISBN: 9780080552118
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123739216
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st October 2007
Page Count: 632
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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 in Osmosensing
Evangelia A. Papakonstanti, Christos Stournaras

Chapter 13
Osmotic stress and DNA damage
Natalia I. Dmitrieva, Maurice B. Burg

Chapter 14
Transcriptional activator TonEBP in cellular protection and differentiation
Jeong Ah Kim, Un Sil Jeon, Min Seong Kwon, Sun Woo Lim, H. Moo Kwon

Chapter 15
Desiccation Response of Mammalian Cells: Anhydrosignalling
Zebo Huang, Alan Tunnacliffe

Chapter 16
Tonicity-regulated gene expression
Joan Ferraris, Maurice B. Burg

Chapter 17
Hyperosmotic Induction of MAP Kinase Scaffolding
Thomas L. Hilder, Michael H. Malone, Gary L. Johnson

Chapter 18 (Not here yet, title confirmed)
Osmoregulation of bile formation
Ralf Kubitz, Dieter Häussinger

Chapter 19
Osmosignaling And Volume Regulation In Intestinal Epithelial Cells
Christina H. Lim, G. M. Bot, Hugo R. de Jonge, Ben C. Tilly

Chapter 20
Osmotic regulation of cellular glucose uptake
Philippe Gual, Teresa. Gonzalez, Thierry Greameaux, Yannick Le Marchand-Brustel, Jean-Francois Tanti

Chapter 21
Effects of osmolytes on protein folding in cells
Zoya Ignatova, Lila M. Gierasch

Chapter 22
Simulations of Macromolecules in Protective and Denaturing Osmolytes: Properties of Mixed Solvent Systems and their Effects on Water and Protein Structure and Dynamics
David A. C. Beck, Brian J. Bennion, Darwin O. V. Alonso, Valerie Daggett

Chapter 23
Application of the Transfer Model to Understand How Naturally Occurring Osmolytes Affect Protein Stability
Matthew Auton, David W. Bolen

Chapter 24
Mechanisms of high salinity tolerance in plants
Narendra Tuteja

Chapter 25
Phenotype of the taurine transporter knockout mouse
Ulrich Warskulat, Birgit-Heller-Stilb, Evelyn Oermann, Karl Zilles, Helmut Haas, Florian Lang
Dieter Häussinger

Chapter 26
Molecular basis of osmolyte effects on protein and metabolites
Jörg Rösgen

Chapter 27
Methods of Changing Biopolymer Volume Fraction and Cytoplasmic Solute Concentrations for In Vivo Biophysical Studies
Michael C. Konopka, James C. Weisshaar, M. Thomas Record, Jr.

Chapter 28
Characterization of Plant Aquaporins
Ralf Kaldenhoff, Adam Bertl, Beate Otto, Menachem Moshelion, Norbert Uehlein

Chapter 29
Landon S. King

Chapter 30
Physiology and pathophysiology of renal aquaporins
Soren Nielsen


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.


Biochemists and researchers in related life science disciplines.


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Helmut Sies

Helmut Sies, MD, PhD (hon), studied medicine at the universities of Tübingen, Munich, and Paris. He was the professor and chair of the Institute for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany, where he is now professor emeritus. He is a member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and was the president of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences and Arts. He was named ‘Redox Pioneer’; was the president of the Society for Free Radical Research International (SFRRI). Helmut Sies introduced the concept of “Oxidative Stress” in 1985, and was the first to reveal hydrogen peroxide as a normal constituent of aerobic cell metabolism. His research interests comprise redox biology, oxidants, antioxidants, micronutrients.

Affiliations and Expertise

Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany

Dieter Haeussinger