Membrane Microdomain Signaling: Lipid Rafts in Biology and Medicine by Mark P. MattsonMembrane Microdomain Signaling: Lipid Rafts in Biology and Medicine by Mark P. Mattson

Membrane Microdomain Signaling: Lipid Rafts in Biology and Medicine

byMark P. Mattson

Paperback | November 5, 2010

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Cutting-edge articles review our current understanding of lipid microdomain signaling mechanisms and their physiological and pathological importance. The book describes the role of lipid rafts in learning, memory, and cancer, presents the emerging evidence that lipid rafts play critical roles in signaling pathways and the regulation of synaptic function in the nervous system, and shows how alterations in lipid raft metabolism are implicated in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative disorders. Techniques are also described for the isolation of lipid rafts, the analysis of the lipid and protein components of lipid rafts, the imaging of lipid rafts in living cells, and the analysis of signal transduction in lipid rafts.
Title:Membrane Microdomain Signaling: Lipid Rafts in Biology and MedicineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:214 pages, 22.9 X 15.2 X 0 inPublished:November 5, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617375152

ISBN - 13:9781617375156

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Table of Contents

From Intramolecular Asymmetries to Raft Assemblies: A Short Guide for the Puzzled in Lipidomics Ephraim Yavin and Annette Brand Regulatory Aspects of Membrane Microdomain (Raft) Dynamics in Live Cells: A Biophysical Approach János Matkó and János Szöllosi Lipid Raft Membrane Skeletons Elizabeth J. Luna, Thomas Nebl, Norio Takizawa, and Jessica L. Crowley Role of Cholesterol in Membrane Microdomain Signaling Christopher J. Fielding Raft Lipid Metabolism in Relation to Alkyl-Lysophospholipid-Induced Apoptosis Arnold H. van der Luit, Marcel Verheij, and Wim J. van Blitterswijk Role of Lipid Rafts in Signal Transduction and Synaptic Plasticity of Neural Cells Markus Delling and Melitta Schachner Role of Rafts in Virus Fusion and Budding Wu Ou and Jonathan Silver Alterations in Raft Lipid Metabolism in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disorders Mark P. Mattson, Roy G. Cutler, and Norman J. Haughey Caveolin and Cancer: A Complex Relationship Mordechai Liscovitch, Elke Burgermeister, Neeru Jain, Dana Ravid, Maria Shatz, and Lilach Tencer Dietary Modulation of Lipid Rafts: Implications for Disease Prevention and Treatment Mark P. Mattson Index

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"...a good acquisition for general medical and neuroscience libraries." - Doody''s Health Science Book Review Journal