Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science

Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science

1st Edition - November 20, 2018

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  • Editor: David Teplow
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128162385
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128162378

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Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, Volume 160 provides the most topical, informative and exciting monographs available on a wide variety of research topics related to prions, viruses, bacteria and eukaryotes. The series gives in-depth knowledge on the important molecular biological aspects of organismal physiology and function, along with insights on how this knowledge can be applied to understand and ameliorate human disease. This updated release covers Clinical Drugs in the Environment, Group I Intron Trans-Splicing, Adult Stem Cells on Regenerative Therapy, CRISPR in Animals and Animal Models, The Role of 3’–5’Exoribonucleases in RNA Degradation, and more.

Key Features

  • Comprises 15-20 chapters, which allows substantial coverage on a given topic
  • Contains ample use of tables, diagrams, schemata, and color figures to enhance the reader's ability to rapidly grasp the information provided in each chapter
  • Provides a comprehensive guide to the latest information available on prions, viruses, bacteria, and eukaryotes


Scientists working actively in a field, including those at levels ranging from graduate student to senior investigator. Volumes also are appropriate for new investigators to a field who wish to familiarize themselves with the latest work

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    David B. Teplow
    1. Adult Stem Cells for Regenerative Therapy
    Narasimman Gurusamy, Abdulrhman Alsayari, Sheeja Rajasingh and
    Johnson Rajasingh
    2. Hair Follicle-Associated Pluripotent (HAP) Stem Cells
    Robert M. Hoffman and Yasuyuki Amoh
    3. Fluorescent Proteins as Sensors for Cellular Behavior in Mice
    Robert M. Hoffman
    4. Arrestins: Introducing Signaling Bias Into Multifunctional Proteins
    Vsevolod V. Gurevich, Qiuyan Chen and Eugenia V. Gurevich
    5. Analysis of Biased Agonism
    Frederick J. Ehlert
    6. Effects of Estrogens on Central Nervous System Neurotransmission: Implications for Sex Differences in Mental Disorders
    Kristen N. Krolick, Qi Zhu and Haifei Shi

Product details

  • No. of pages: 188
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: November 20, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128162385
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128162378

About the Serial Editor

David Teplow

David Teplow
Professor Teplow is a member of the Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Director, UCLA Biopolymer Laboratory; and a member of the faculties of the Molecular Biology Institute, Brain Research Institute, Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program, and various neuroscience graduate programs. Professor Teplow received degrees in Biochemistry, and in Bacteriology & Immunology, from UC Berkeley; a Ph.D. from the University of Washington, Seattle; and postdoctoral training at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. From 1991-2005, Professor Teplow was a member of the faculty of the Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Boston. Professor Teplow has published >200 peer-reviewed articles, including ~150 original articles and ~50 reviews, book chapters, and commentaries. Professor Teplow was a founding editor of the Journal of Molecular Neuroscience and Current Chemical Biology. He currently is Associate Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Neurodegenerative Disease. Professor Teplow is a member of numerous national and international scientific advisory and editorial boards.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA

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