Description

This volume provides descriptions of the occurrence of the UPR, methods used to assess it, pharmacological tools and other methodological approaches to analyze its impact on cellular regulation. The authors explain how these methods are able to provide important biological insights.

Key Features

This volume provides descriptions of the occurrence of the UPR, methods used to assess it, pharmacological tools and other methodological approaches to analyze its impact on cellular regulation. The authors explain how these methods are able to provide important biological insights.

Readership

Researchers and students in cell, molecular and developmental biology

Table of Contents

Section I: UPR and Cell Stress in Normal and Diseased Cells

  1. The Unfolded Protein Response in Mouse Cerebral Cortex
  2. Nirinjini Naidoo

  3. Immunohistochemical Detection of the Unfolded Protein Response in Atherosclerotic Plaques
  4. Šárka Lhoták and Richard C. Austin

  5. The role of PDI as a survival factor in cardiomyocyte ischemia
  6. Stefano Toldo; Anna Severino; Antonio Abbate; Alfonso Baldi

  7. Measurement of the Increase in Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress-Related Proteins and Genes in Adipose Tissue of Obese, Insulin-Resistant Individuals
  8. Guenther Boden and Salim Merali

  9. Measurement of the unfolded protein response (UPR) in monocytes
  10. Tomás P. Carroll, Catherine M. Greene, and Noel G. McElvaney

  11. Assessment of Endurance Exercise Training in Hepatic Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) Stress
  12. Natalie Ann Chapados

  13. Discovery approaches to UPR in athero - susceptible endothelium in vivo
  14. Mete Civelek, Elisabetta Manduchi, Gregory Grant, Christian J. Stoeckert Jr, Peter F. Davies

  15. Assessment of endoplasmic reticulum stress and the unfolded protein response in endothelial cells
  16. Ines Witte & Sven Horke

  17. Measuring the impact of cigarette smoke on the UPR
  18. Hong Zhao, Jin Yang, Lin Shan and Ellen D. Jorgensen

  19. Induction and measurement of UPR and osmotic stress in the yeast Pichia pastoris
  20. Martin Dragosits, Diethard Mattanovich and Brigitte Gasser

  21. Induction of ER stress response leading to programmed cell death in Trypanosoma brucei
  22. Hanoch Goldshmidt and Shulamit Michaeli

  23. Measurement of Activation of the Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Response in Autoimmune Myositis
  24. Heather M. Alger, Sree Rayavarapu and Kanneboyina Nagara

Details

No. of pages:
432
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123851178
Print ISBN:
9780123851161

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