Hormones and Signaling

Hardcover | September 30, 1997

byLutz BirnbaumerEditorJames Darnell, Ronald Evans

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Hormones and Signaling focuses on the mechanism of gene regulation at the cellular level. It also covers the way hormones act to modulate gene regulation and animal development. Key Features* Includes information on:* Nuclear receptors, coactivators, and corepressors* Membrane receptors, kinases, and phosphorylation on cascades* Hormonal regulation of development* Calcium channels and neurotransmitters* Chromatin, transcription factors, and regulation of gene expression* JAK/STAT pathways* Hormone-regulated development and gene "knock-out

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Here’s a look at the mechanism of gene regulation at the cellular level. Hormones and Signalling discusses the ways in which hormones act to modulate gene regulation and animal development.

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Hormones and Signaling focuses on the mechanism of gene regulation at the cellular level. It also covers the way hormones act to modulate gene regulation and animal development. Key Features* Includes information on:* Nuclear receptors, coactivators, and corepressors* Membrane receptors, kinases, and phosphorylation on cascades* Hormon...

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Hormones and Signaling focuses on the mechanisms of gene regulation at the cellular level. It also describes the actions of hormones in modulating gene regulation and animal development.Includes information on:* Nuclear receptors, coactivators, and corepressors* Membrane receptors, kinases, and phosphorylation on cascades* Hormonal reg...

Tony Hunter received his Ph.D. in 1969 from the University of Cambridge, England. He joined the Salk Institute in 1975 as an assistant professor and has been a professor since 1982. His current interests are the protein-tyrosine kinases of the Src and growth factor receptor families and the protein-tyrosine phosphatases that remove the...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:364 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:September 30, 1997Publisher:Academic Press

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ISBN - 10:0123124115

ISBN - 13:9780123124111

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E.B. Thompson, Glucocorticoid and Oxysterol-induces Apoptosis of Lymphoid Cells.
A.M. Schmidt, J-L. Wautier, D.M. Stern, and S.D. Yun, RAGE: A Receptor with a Taste for Multiple Ligands and Varied Pathophysiologic States.
R.J. Lefkowitz and A.D. Macrae, The Function and Regulation of the G Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinases.
G. Kuiper, S. Nilsson, and J-A. Gustafsson, Characteristics and Function of the Novel Estrogen Receptor beta.
M.E. Lippman and C.Tang, EGF Family Receptors and Their Ligands in Human Cancer.
D.L. Garbers and T.A. Quill, Fertilization: Common Molecular Signaling Pathways Across the Species.
A. Minden and M. Karin, The JNK Family of MAP Kinases: Regulation and Function.
P. Devchand and W. Wahli, PPAR alpha: Tempting Fate with Fat.
S.R. Datta and M.E. Greenberg, Molecular Mechanisms of Neuronal Survival and Apoptosis.
D.J. Mangelsdorf and P.J. Willy, Nuclear Orphan Receptors: The Search for Novel Ligands and Signaling Pathways.

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Here’s a look at the mechanism of gene regulation at the cellular level. Hormones and Signalling discusses the ways in which hormones act to modulate gene regulation and animal development.

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"The editors and contributors are all well-known leaders in their disciplines. I enjoyed reading this book and I am sure that I will use it often as a reference tool. Chapters are generally well-written, interesting, and comprehensive... I look forward to future volumes in the series... I recommend this book as a valuable reference tool for all interested in endocrine signaling pathways."--TRENDS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY AND METABOLISM"...it fills a particular niche by providing a rapid update on specialized aspects of the challenging field of regulatory biology."--CELL