Cellular Mechanisms for Calcium Transfer and Homeostasis presents the proceedings of the Workshop Conference on Cell Mechanisms for Calcium Transfer and Homeostasis, held at Portsmouth, New Hampshire on September 13â€"16, 1970. This book examines the ubiquity of the involvement of calcium in the function and structure of biological systems.
Comprised of seven parts encompassing 26 chapters, this book starts with the ramifications of calcium and its various roles in the body's economy. This text then discusses how calcium is absorbed by an active cation-oriented transport process. Other chapters explore the fundamental roles of calcium as a component of bone mineral, as well as in the control of cell replication and growth. This text also examines the structural organization of the nerve cell membrane. The final chapter presents data on calcium transport across cellular and subcellular membranes.
This book is a valuable resource for biologists, cellular biologists, researchers, and students.