Pericyte Biology In Disease by Alexander BirbrairPericyte Biology In Disease by Alexander Birbrair

Pericyte Biology In Disease

byAlexander Birbrair

Hardcover | June 14, 2019

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This volume explores pericytes' roles under distinct pathological conditions, ranging from tumors, ALS, Alzheimer's disease, Multiple Sclerosis, stroke, diabetes, atherosclerosis, muscular dystrophies and more. Together with its companion volumesPericyte Biology in Different OrgansandPericyte Biology - Novel Concepts,Pericyte Biology in Diseasepresents a comprehensive update on the latest information and most novel functions attributed to pericytes. To those researchers newer to this area, it will be useful to have the background information on these cells' unique history. It will be invaluable for both advanced cell biology students as well as researchers in cell biology, stem cell biology and clinicians involved with these specific diseases.

Alexander Birbrair received his Bachelor's Biomedical degree from Santa Cruz State University in Brazil. He moved to North Carolina, where he finished his PhD in Neuroscience under the mentorship of Osvaldo Delbono. Then, he joined as a posdoc in Stem Cell Biology at Paul Frenette's laboratory at Albert Einstein School of Medicine. In ...
Title:Pericyte Biology In DiseaseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:355 pagesPublished:June 14, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3030169073

ISBN - 13:9783030169077


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 -  Pericytes in cutaneous wound healing
Chapter 2 - Pericytes in glioblastomas: multifaceted role within tumor microenvironments and potential for therapeutic interventions
Chapter 3 - Pericytes in breast cancer
Chapter 4 - Pericytes in sarcomas and other mesenchymal tumors
Chapter 5 - Pericytes in metastasis
Chapter 6 - The role of pericytes in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Chapter 7 - Pericytes in Alzheimer's Disease: novel clues to cerebral amyloid angiopathy pathogenesis
Chapter 8 - Pericytes in Multiple Sclerosis
Chapter 9 - Pericytes in ischemic stroke
Chapter 10 - Pericytes in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia
Chapter 11 - Pericytes in primary familial brain calcification 
Chapter 12 - Pericytes in type 2 diabetes
Chapter 13 - Pericytes in atherosclerosis
Chapter 14 - Pericytes in chronic lung disease
Chapter 15 - Pericytes in muscular dystrophies