Description

This volume deals with functions of the cytoskeleton in different cellular processes such as cell compartmentation and organelle transport, secretion and cell attachment.

Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Introduction (J.E. Hesketh and I.F. Pryme). On the Role of the Cytoskeleton in Metabolic Compartmentation (C. Masters). Association of mRNAS and Polyribosomes with the Cytoskeleton: Potential Roles in Transport and Compartmentalization of mRNAS (J.E. Hesketh and I.F. Pryme). Specializations in Cytoskeletal Function during Early Development (D.G. Capco). Microtubule-Based Intracellular Transport of Organelles (H. Stebbings). Role of the Cytoskeleton in the Development of Epithelial Polarity (D. Drenckhahn, T. Jöns, B. Püschel, and F. Schmitz). Focal Adhesions and Integrin-Mediated Cell Signaling (S.M. Bockholt and K. Burridge). Interactions of Membrane Receptors and Cell Signaling Systems with the Cytoskeleton (C.A.C. Carraway and K.L. Carraway). Function of Microtubules in Protein Secretion and Organization of the Golgi Complex (J. Saraste and J. Thyberg). Index.

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1996
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Electronic ISBN:
9780080540672
Print ISBN:
9781559386883
Print ISBN:
9780444551528

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