Translational Control in Health and Disease

Translational Control in Health and Disease

1st Edition - October 26, 2009

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  • Editor: John Hershey
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080911960
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123747587

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Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science provides a forum for discussion of new discoveries, approaches, and ideas in molecular biology and translational science. It contains contributions from leaders in their fields and abundant references. This volume focuses on translational control in health and disease.

Key Features

* Contributions from leading scholars and industry experts
* Reference guide for researchers involved in molecular biology and related fields


Researchers in molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology and genetics.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1. The Molecular Basis of Translational Control

    Chris S. Fraser

    Chapter 2. Cell Signaling Pathways Affecting Protein Synthesis

    John Blenis and Sarah Mahoney

    Chapter 3. Effects of cell stress on protein synthesis and granule formation.

    Nancy L. Kedersha and Paul Anderson

    Chapter 4. miRNA-mediated gene silencing

    Peter Sarnow

    Chapter 5. The Role of Protein Synthesis in Cancer

    Robert J. Schneider

    Chapter 6. Localized Protein Synthesis and Synaptic Plasticity

    Joel Richter, Mauro Costa-Mattioli and Nahum Sonenberg

    Chapter 7. Translational Control During Early Development

    Paul Lasko

    Chapter 8. Ribosomal Protein S6 Kinase: From TOP mRNAs to Cell Size

    Oded Meyhuhas

    Chapter 9. Viruses

    Anne Willis, Lisa Roberts and Richard Jackson(?)

    Chapter 10. RNA Aptamers to Translational Components

    Yoshikazu Nakamura

    Chapter 11. Nonsense Mediated Decay and Regulation at Termination

    Stuart Peltz

Product details

  • No. of pages: 300
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: October 26, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080911960
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123747587

About the Serial Volume Editor

John Hershey

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School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA

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