Plasma Membrane Repair

Plasma Membrane Repair

1st Edition - October 11, 2019
  • Editor: Luciana Andrade
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128177617
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128177600

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Description

Lysosomes and Membrane Function, Volume 84 in the Current Topics in Membranes series, highlights new advances in the field, with this volume presenting interesting chapters on a variety of topics, including Parasite invasion and PMR, Actin dynamics and myosin contractility during plasma membrane repair: Does one ring really heal them all?, The role of intercellular signaling in cell membrane repair, Role of lipids in plasma membrane repair, Lysosomes and plasma membrane repair, Alveolar epithelial cell membrane integrity: a venerable target in the lung, Conservative evolution of natural versus artificial PEG-induced mechanisms of PMR in eukaryotes, and more.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Current Topics in Membranes series
  • Updated release includes the latest information on lysosomes and membrane function

Readership

Undergraduates, graduates, academics and researchers in the field of plasma membrane repair

Table of Contents

  • 1. Parasite invasion and PMR
    Luciana Andrade
    2. Actin dynamics and myosin contractility during plasma membrane repair: does one ring really heal them all?
    Craig Mandato
    3. The role of intercellular signaling in cell membrane repair
    Tatsuru Togo
    4. Role of lipids in plasma membrane repair
    Jyoti K. Jaiswal
    5. Lysosomes and Plasma Membrane Repair
    Thiago Castro-Gomes
    6. Alveolar epithelial cell membrane integrity: a venerable target in the lung
    Xialoi Zhao
    7. Conservative evolution of natural versus artificial PEG-induced mechanisms of PMR in eukaryotes
    George Bittner
    8. Ion channels and PMR
    Catherine E. Morris
    9. Annexins in plasma membrane repair
    Volker Gerke

Product details

  • No. of pages: 250
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2019
  • Published: October 11, 2019
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128177617
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128177600

About the Serial Volume Editor

Luciana Andrade

LucianaAndrade is at Federal University de Minas Gerais, Brazil

Affiliations and Expertise

Federal University de Minas Gerais, Brazil