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The Unfolded Protein Response and Cellular Stress, Part C - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123859280, 9780123859297

The Unfolded Protein Response and Cellular Stress, Part C, Volume 491

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editor: P. Michael Conn
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123859280
eBook ISBN: 9780123859297
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th February 2011
Page Count: 464
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Table of Contents

Section I: New Approaches to Studying UPR and Cell Stress

  1. CFTR Expression Regulation by the Unfolded Protein Response
  2. Rafal Bartoszewski, Andras Rab, Lianwu Fu, Sylwia Bartoszewska, James Collawn and Zsuzsa Bebok

  3. GRP78/BiP Chapter: Modulation of GRP78/BiP in Altering Sensitivity to Chemotherapy
  4. Thomas C. Chen

  5. Targeting the Unfolded Protein Response in Cancer Therapy
  6. Marina V. Backer, Joseph M. Backer & Prakash Chinnaiyan

  7. Large-scale analysis of UPR-mediated apoptosis in human cells
  8. Andrew M. Fribley, Justin R. Miller, Tyler E. Reist1, Michael U. Callaghan and Randal J. Kaufman

  9. Quantitative Analysis of amino acid oxidation markers by tandem mass spectrometry
  10. Anuradha Vivekanandan-Giri, Jaeman Byun and Subramaniam Pennathur

  11. Animal models in the study of the unfolded protein response
  12. Hemamalini Bommiasamy and Brian Popko

  13. Measurement of Fluoride-induced Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Using Gaussia luciferase
  14. Ramaswamy Sharma, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Bakhos A. Tannous and John D. Bartlett

  15. Analysis of nelfinavir-induced endoplasmic reticulum stress
  16. Ansgar Brüning

  17. Using temporal genetic switches to synchronize the unfolded protein response in cell populations in vivo
  18. Alexander Gow

  19. Glycoprotein maturation and the UPR
  20. Andreas J. Hülsmeier, Michael Welti and Thierry Hennet

  21. Monitoring and Manipulating Mammalian Unfolded Protein Response
  22. Nobuhiko Hiramatsu, Victory T. Joseph and Jonathan H. Lin

  23. A screen for mutants requiring activation of the unfolded protein response for viability
  24. Guillaume Thibault and Davis T.W. Ng

  25. Signalling Pathways of Proteostasis Network Unrevealed By Proteomic Approaches on The Understanding of Misfolded Protein Rescue
  26. Patrícia Gomes-Alves, Sofia Neves and Deborah Penque

  27. Decreased Secretion and Unfolded Protein Response Up-Regulation
  28. Carissa L. Young, Theresa Yuraszeck, Anne S. Robinson

  29. Measuring signaling by the unfolded protein response
  30. David Cox, Natalie Strudwick, Ahmed A. Ali, Adrienne W. Paton, James C. Paton, and Martin Schröder

  31. Unfolded Protein Response
  32. Jie Shang

  33. Regulation of immunoglobulin synthesis, modification and trafficking by the unfolded protein response: a quantitative approach
  34. Adi Drori and Boaz Tirosh

  35. Use of Chemical Genomics in Assessment of the UPR
  36. Sakae Saito, Akihiro Tomida

  37. Small GTPase signalling and the Unfolded Protein Response
  38. Marion Bouchecareilh, Esther Marza, Marie-Elaine Caruso and Eric Chevet

  39. Inhibitors of advanced glycation and endoplasmic reticulum stress

Reiko Inagi


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


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About the Serial Volume Editor

P. Michael Conn

P. Michael Conn is the Senior Vice President for Research and Associate Provost, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. He is The Robert C. Kimbrough, Professor of Internal Medicine and Cell Biology/Biochemistry. He was previously Director of Research Advocacy and Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology, Cell Biology and Development and Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health and Science University and Senior Scientist of the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC). He served for twelve years as Special Assistant to the President and Associate Director of the ONPRC. After receiving a B.S. degree and teaching certification from the University of Michigan (1971), a M.S. from North Carolina State University (1973), and a Ph.D. degree from Baylor College of Medicine (1976), Conn did a fellowship at the NIH, then joined the faculty in the Department of Pharmacology, Duke University Medical Center where he was promoted to Associate Professor in 1982. In 1984, he became Professor and Head of Pharmacology at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, a position he held for eleven years. Conn is known for his research in the area of the cellular and molecular basis of action of gonadotropin releasing hormone action in the pituitary and therapeutic approaches that restore misfolded proteins to function. His work has led to drugs that have benefitted humans and animals. Most recently, he has identified a new class of drugs, pharmacoperones, which act by regulating the intracellular trafficking of receptors, enzymes and ion channels. He has authored or co-authored over 350 publications in this area and written or edited over 200 books, including texts in neurosciences, molecular biology and endocrinology. Conn has served as the editor of many professional journals and book series (Endocrinology, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Endocrine, Methods, Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science and Contemporary Endocrinology). Conn served on the National Board of Medical Examiners, including two years as chairman of the reproduction and endocrinology committee. The work of his laboratory has been recognized with a MERIT award from the NIH, the J.J. Abel Award of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, the Weitzman, Oppenheimer and Ingbar Awards of the Endocrine Society, the National Science Medal of Mexico (the Miguel Aleman Prize) and the Stevenson Award of Canada. He is the recipient of the Oregon State Award for Discovery, the Media Award of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and was named a distinguished Alumnus of Baylor College of Medicine in 2012. Conn is a previous member of Council for the American Society for Cell Biology and the Endocrine Society and is a prior President of the Endocrine Society, during which time he founded the Hormone Foundation and worked with political leadership to heighten the public’s awareness of diabetes. Conn’s students and fellows have gone on to become leaders in industry and academia. He is an elected member of the Mexican Institute of Medicine and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is the co-author of The Animal Research War (2008) and many articles for the public and academic community on the value of animal research and the dangers posed by animal extremism. His op/eds have appeared in The Washington Post, The LA Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Des Moines Register, and elsewhere. Conn consults with organizations that are influenced by animal extremism and with universities and companies facing challenges from these groups.

Affiliations and Expertise

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, USA