Klotho by Litwack



Hardcover | April 27, 2016

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Klothoisthe latest edition of a series first published in 1943 on Vitamins and Hormones and the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. It provides up-to-date information on vitamin and hormone research spanning data from molecular biology to the clinic, with volumes focusing on a single molecule or on a disease that is related to vitamins or hormones that are interpreted broadly so that related substances, such as transmitters, cytokines, growth factors, and others can be reviewed.

  • Contains contributions from experts in the field of vitamins and hormones
  • Covers a vast array of subjects
  • In-depth, current information at the molecular to clinical levels

About The Author

Following a liberal arts education with a major in chemistry and biology at Hobart College, Gerald (Gerry) Litwack earned M.S. and PhD degrees in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he served as a Lecturer in Enzymology before starting a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralys...
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Title:KlothoFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 27, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128048190

ISBN - 13:9780128048191

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Table of Contents

  1. Klotho-Related Protein KLrP: Structure and Functions
    Yasuhiro Hayashi and Makoto Ito
  2. The FGF21 Receptor Signaling Complex: KLOTHObð, FGFR1c and Other Regulatory Interactions
    Dawn M. Kilkenny and Jonathan V. Rocheleau
  3. Klotho-Dependent Cellular Transport Regulation
    Mentor Sopjani and Miribane Dërmaku-Sopjani
  4. Klotho and the Growth Hormone/Insulin-like Growth Factor 1 Axis: Novel Insights Into Complex Interactions
    Tami Rubinek and Dalit Modan-Moses
  5. Klotho Prevents Translocation of NFº B
    Paula Buendía, Rafael Ramírez, Pedro Aljama and Julia Carracedo
  6. The FGF23/KLOTHO Regulatory Network and its Roles in Human Disorders
    Saori Kinoshita and Masanobu Kawai
  7. MicroRNA-34a and Impaired FGF19/21 Signaling in Obesity
    Ting Fu and Jongsook Kim Kemper
  8. The Role of Alpha-Klotho as a Universal Tumor Suppressor
    Tami Rubinek and Ido Wolf
  9. Klotho is a Neuroprotective and Cognition-Enhancing Protein
    Carmela R. Abraham, Patrick C. Mullen, Tracey Tucker Zhou, Cidi Chen and Ella Zeldich
  10. Function and Change with Aging of ± -Klotho in the Kidney
    Keiko Akasaka-Manya, Hiroshi Manya and Tamao Endo
  11. ± Klotho and Chronic Kidney Disease
    Javier A. Neyra and Ming Chang Hu
  12. Deficiency of Soluble ± -Klotho as an Independent Cause of Uremic Cardiomyopathy
    Jian Xie, Yueh-Lin Wu and Chou-Long Huang