Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128162378

Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, Volume 160

1st Edition

Serial Editors: David Teplow
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128162378
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st December 2018
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

1. Clinical Drugs in the Environment: Occurrence, potential effects and interactions with environmental chemicals
Bryan Brooks
2. Group I intron trans-splicing
Seong-Wook Lee
3. Adult stem cells on Regenerative Therapy
Johnson Rajasingh
4. CRISPR in Animals and Animal Models
Suresh Ramakrishna
5. The Role of 3’–5’Exoribonucleases in RNA Degradation
Jose Andrade
6. Hammerhead ribozyme
William G. Scott
7. Fluorescent proteins as sensors for tumor growth and metastasis
Robert M. Hoffman


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


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About the Serial Editors

David Teplow Serial Editor

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

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA