Piezo Channels - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128093894, 9780128096215

Piezo Channels, Volume 79

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Philip Gottlieb
eBook ISBN: 9780128096215
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128093894
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 19th July 2017
Page Count: 348
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Table of Contents

1. A Tour de Force: The Discovery, Properties, and Function of Piezo Channels
P.A. Gottlieb
2. Piezo1 Channels in Vascular Development and the Sensing of Shear Stress
A.J. Hyman, S. Tumova and D.J. Beech
3. Origin of the Force: The Force-From-Lipids Principle Applied to Piezo Channels
C.D. Cox, N. Bavi and B. Martinac
4. Genetic Diseases of PIEZO1 and PIEZO2 Dysfunction
S.L. Alper
5. The Structural Basis for Sensing by the Piezo1 Protein
W. Li, N. Gao and M. Yang
6. In Touch With the Mechanosensitive Piezo Channels: Structure, Ion Permeation and Mechanotransduction
J. Geng, Q. Zhao, T. Zhang and B. Xiao
7. Piezo2 in Cutaneous and Proprioceptive Mechanotransduction in Vertebrates
E.O. Anderson, E.R. Schneider and S.N. Bagriantsev
8. Mechanosensitive Piezo Channels in the Gastrointestinal Tract
C. Alcaino, G. Farrugia and A. Beyder
9. Regulation of Piezo Channels by Cellular Signaling Pathways
I. Borbiro and T. Rohacs
10. Role of Piezo Channels in Joint Health and Injury
W. Lee, F. Guilak and W. Liedtke
11. The Kinetics and the Permeation Properties of Piezo Channels
R. Gnanasambandam, P.A. Gottlieb and F. Sachs
12. A Microfluidic Approach for Studying Piezo Channels
M.M. Maneshi, P.A. Gottlieb and S.Z. Hua


Description

Piezo Channels, Volume 79, the latest volume in the Current Topics in Membranes series provides the necessary membrane research to assist readers in discovering the current state of a particular field and future directions. New chapters in the updated volume include A Tour de Force: The Discovery, Properties, and Function of Piezo Channels, Piezo1 Channels in Vascular Development and the Sensing of Shear Stress, the Origin of the Force: The Force-From-Lipids Principle Applied to Piezo Channels, Genetic Diseases of PIEZO1 and PIEZO2 Dysfunction, and The Structural Basis for Sensing by the Piezo1 Protein.

Users of this series will find an up-to-date presentation of the current knowledge in the field of Piezo Channels.

Key Features

  • Written by leading experts in the field
  • Contains original material, both textual and illustrative, that make it a very relevant reference
  • Presented in a very comprehensive manner
  • Ideal reference for both researchers in the field and general readers who will find this book to be relevant and up-to-date

Readership

Scientists and researchers in biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology


Details

No. of pages:
348
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128096215
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128093894

About the Serial Volume Editors

Philip Gottlieb Serial Volume Editor

Philip Gottlieb is a professor at the Center for Single Molecule Biophysics

Affiliations and Expertise

Center for Single Molecule Biophysics