Perspectives on Lung Endothelial Barrier Function - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444518347, 9780080459257

Perspectives on Lung Endothelial Barrier Function, Volume 35

1st Edition

Series Editors: Edward Bittar
Authors: C.E. Patterson
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444518347
eBook ISBN: 9780080459257
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 9th December 2004
Page Count: 540
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Table of Contents

The cellular and molecular foundations of pulmonary edema; Molecular architecture of endothelium; The activated endothelial cell phenotypes; Membrane and cellular signaling of integrity and acute activation; Adenylyl cyclase and camp regulation of the endothelial barrier; Signaling of prolonged activation; Dynamic microfilaments and microtubules regulate endothelial function; Endothelial-matrix interactions in the lung; Interendothelial junctions and barrier integrity; Heterogeneity of lung endothelial cells; Interaction of endothelial cells with blood elements; Endothelial cell injury and defense; Endothelial injury due to infectious agents; Chronic lung vascular hyperpermeability; Advances in protection of endothelial barrier function; Looking to the future as keepers of the dam.


Description

The cellular and molecular foundations of pulmonary edema; Molecular architecture of endothelium; The activated endothelial cell phenotypes; Membrane and cellular signaling of integrity and acute activation; Adenylyl cyclase and camp regulation of the endothelial barrier; Signaling of prolonged activation; Dynamic microfilaments and microtubules regulate endothelial function; Endothelial-matrix interactions in the lung; Interendothelial junctions and barrier integrity; Heterogeneity of lung endothelial cells; Interaction of endothelial cells with blood elements; Endothelial cell injury and defense; Endothelial injury due to infectious agents; Chronic lung vascular hyperpermeability; Advances in protection of endothelial barrier function; Looking to the future as keepers of the dam.

Readership

Cell biologists researching vascular biology.


Details

No. of pages:
540
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080459257
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444518347

About the Series Editors

Edward Bittar Series Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA

About the Authors

C.E. Patterson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Indiana University School of Medicine & Roudebush VA Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN, USA