WNT Signaling

WNT Signaling

1st Edition - January 16, 2018

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  • Editors: Juan Larraín, Gonzalo Olivares
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128114308
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128114292

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WNT Signaling, Volume 153, the latest release in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series, seeks to provide the most topical, informative, and exciting monographs available on a wide variety of research topics related to prions, viruses, bacteria and eukaryotes. The series provides readers with in-depth knowledge of important molecular biological aspects of organismal physiology and function, along with insights into how this knowledge may be applied to understand and ameliorate human disease. Each volume is edited by an internationally recognized expert who selects contributors at the forefront of a field.

Key Features

  • Accessible content that ideal for students and researchers alike
  • Written by leading authorities in the field


Students, researchers, microbiologists, molecular biologists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Wnt Ligands as a Part of the Stem Cell Niche in the Intestine and the Liver
    Bahar Degirmenci, George Hausmann, Tomas Valenta, Konrad Basler
    2. Wnt Signaling in Adult Epithelial Stem Cells and Cancer
    Si Hui Tan, Nick Barker
    3. Wnt Signaling in the Central Nervous System: New Insights in Health and Disease
    Carolina A. Oliva, Carla Montecinos-Oliva, Nibaldo C. Inestrosa
    4. Of Wnts and Ribosomes
    Astrid S. Pfister, Michael Kühl
    5. Wnt Signaling in Skeletal Muscle Development and Regeneration
    Francesco Girardi, Fabien Le Grand
    6. Wnt Signaling in Kidney Development and Disease
    Yongping Wang, Chengji Zhou, Youhua Liu
    7. Wnt Signaling in Stem Cells and Cancer Stem Cells: A Tale of Two Coactivators
    Michael Kahn
    8. Chemical Modulation of WNT Signaling in Cancer
    Li-shu Zhang, Lawrence Lum
    9. The Wnt Signaling Landscape of Mammary Stem Cells and Breast Tumors
    Caroline M. Alexander
    10. The Central Role of Wnt Signaling and Organoid Technology in Personalizing Anticancer Therapy
    Elizabeth Vincan, Renate H.M. Schwab, Dustin J. Flanagan, Jean M. Moselen, Bang Manh Tran, Nick Barker, Toby J. Phesse
    11. Wnt Signaling in Hematological Malignancies
    Stephanie Grainger, David Traver, Karl Willert

Product details

  • No. of pages: 368
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2018
  • Published: January 16, 2018
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128114308
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128114292

About the Serial Volume Editors

Juan Larraín

Dr. Juan Larraín work at the Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology Pontificia at the Universidad Católica de Chile.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology Pontificia, Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Gonzalo Olivares

Dr. Gonzalo Olivares works at the institute of Biomedical Sciences at the Universidad de Chile.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

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