Chromogranins: From Cell Biology To Physiology And Biomedicine by Tommaso Angelone

Chromogranins: From Cell Biology To Physiology And Biomedicine

byTommaso AngeloneEditorMaria Carmela Cerra, Bruno Tota

Hardcover | November 23, 2017

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The volume is designed to provide an integrated overview of the results from the last fifteen years of research on Chromogranins in relation to cell biology, physiology and biomedicine. The different chapters highlight novel activities of these proteins, including their role in granule biogenesis, hormone co-storage, stimulus-processing-secretion coupling, autonomic sympathetic/parasympathetic balance, immune and cardiocirculatory function, and the response to stress. Biomedical aspects are also illustrated with focus on the prognostic and diagnostic significance of Chromogranin in the presence of tumors, cardiovascular diseases and inflammatory conditions.

The volume is of interest for laboratory and clinical scientists, PhD and Post-doc students that will be inspired to go deep inside the molecular, biochemical, physiological, pharmacological and clinical aspects of these fascinating multifaceted proteins.

Title:Chromogranins: From Cell Biology To Physiology And BiomedicineFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:267 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:267 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:November 23, 2017Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319583379

ISBN - 13:9783319583372

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Table of Contents

1) Helle KB (karen.helle@biomed.uib.no)
Chromaffin cells and Granins: History and Perspectives.

2) Fischer-Colbrie R (fischer-colbrie@i-med.ac.at)
The extended granin family: structure, function, and biomedical implications

3) Anouar Y (youssef.anouar@univ-rouen.fr)
CgA and CgB in granule secretion.

4) Metz-Boutigue MH, and Schenider F (marie-helene.metz@inserm.fr; francis.schneider@chru-strasbourg.fr)
Protelytic processing of CgA and CgB / Antimicrobial p
roperties of Chromogranins.

5) Yoo SH (shyoo@inha.ac.kr)
Chromogranins and inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate-dependent Ca(2+)-signaling.

6) Ferrero E (Elisabetta.ferrero@hsr.it)
CgA and endothelial function.

7) Corti A (corti.angelo@hsr.it)
CgA in angiogenesis and tumor bi
ology.

8) Tota B, and Cerra MC (bruno.tota@unical.it; maria_carmela.cerra@unical.it )
Fu
ll lenght CgA: a multifaceted protein in cardiovascular health and disease.

9) Angelone T, Tota B, and Cerra MC (tommaso.angelone@unical.it; bruno.tota@unical.it; maria_carmela.cerra@unical.it)
Physio-pharmacological aspects of three Chromogranin A-derived peptides: Vasostatin, Catestatin, and Serpinin.

10) Gattuso A, Imbrogno S, and Mazza R (alfonsina.gattuso
@unical.it; sandra.imbrogno@unical.it; rosa.mazza@unical.it)
Comparative aspects of CgA-derived peptides in cardiac homeostasis.

11) Alloatti G, and Gallo MP (giuseppe.alloatti@unito.it; mariapia.gallo@unito.it)
Molecular and cellular mechanisms of action of CgA-derived pe
ptides in cardiomyocytes and endothelial cells.

12) Pagliaro P, and Penna C (pas
quale.pagliaro@unito.it; claudia.penna@unito.it)
CgA-derived peptides in pre- and post-conditioning cardioprotection.

13) Mahata SK (smahata@ucsd.edu)
Catestatin in physiopathology.

14) Loh YP (lohp@mail.nih.gov)
Serpinin: from biosynthesis to cell biology and physiopathology.

15) Sánchez-Margalet V (margalet@us.es)
Pancreastatin and metabolism.

16) Stridsberg M (Mats.Stridsberg@medsci.uu.se)
Chromogranins and derived peptides as biochemical markers: development of novel methods of detection.