Platelet-activating Factor Acetylhydrolases (paf-ah) by Fuyuhiko TamanoiPlatelet-activating Factor Acetylhydrolases (paf-ah) by Fuyuhiko Tamanoi

Platelet-activating Factor Acetylhydrolases (paf-ah)

byFuyuhiko TamanoiEditorDiana Stafforini, Keizo Inoue

Hardcover | November 24, 2015

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This volume ofThe Enzymessummarizes the most important discoveries associated with a group of enzymes that play an important role in normal biological processes as presented and discussed by leaders authorities in the field.

  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field of enzymes
Fuyu Tamanoi is a biochemist who has served on the UCLA School of Medicine and UCLA College faculty since he joined the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics in 1993. He became a full professor in 1997. Since 1996, he has been a Director of Signal Transduction Program Area at Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. D...
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Title:Platelet-activating Factor Acetylhydrolases (paf-ah)Format:HardcoverDimensions:222 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 24, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128039086

ISBN - 13:9780128039083

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Table of Contents

  1. Overview of PAF Degrading Enzymes
    Ken Karasawa and Keizo Inoue
  2. Intracellular PAF Acetylhydrolase Type I
    Mitsuharu Hattori and Hiroyuki Arai
  3. Platelet-Activating Factor Acetyl Hydrolase and Brain Development
    Gary D. Clark
  4. Intracellular Platelet Activating Factor (PAF) Acetylhydrolase, Type II: A Unique Cellular Phospholipase A2 that Hydrolyzes Oxidatively-Modified Phospholipids
    Nozomu Kono and Hiroyuki Ara
  5. Trafficking and Oligomeric Regulation of Platelet-Activating Factor Acetylhydrolase Type II
    Meghan M. Klems and Brian J. Bahnson
  6. Plasma PAF-AH (PLA2G7): Biochemical Properties, Association with LDLs and HDLs, and Regulation of Expression
    Diana M. Stafforini
  7. Crystal Structure and Atomic Level Analysis of Plasma PAF-AH
    Tara D. Gonzalez and Brian J. Bahnson
  8. Naturally Occurring Missense Mutation in Plasma PAF-AH Among the Japanese Population
    Ken Karasawa
  9. Plasma PAFAH/PLA2G7 Genetic Variability, Cardiovascular Disease and Clinical Trials
    Sonia Karabina and Ewa Ninio
  10. Diverse Functions of Plasma PAF-AH in Tumorigenesis
    Diana M. Stafforini