The Adhesion Molecule FactsBook by Clare IsackeThe Adhesion Molecule FactsBook by Clare Isacke

The Adhesion Molecule FactsBook

byClare IsackeEditorMichael A. Horton

Paperback | August 22, 2000

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This updated and expanded Second Edition ofThe Adhesion Molecule FactsBook has nearly double the number of entries of the First Edition, and provides a compendium of the major cell surface adhesion molecules.
The introductory chapters detail the organization of the data in the entries section, provide a background to the main adhesion molecule families, and inform the reader how to access information on adhesion molecules on the Internet.
The entries have been designed to allow the reader to quickly establish the main structure and functional features of each molecule and where to find information.

  • alternative nomenclature
  • tissue distribution and regulation of expression
  • ligands
  • gene organization and chromosomal location
  • protein structure and molecular weights
  • amino acid sequence of the most commonly studied organisms
  • PIR, SWISSPROT, and EMBL/GenBank accession numbers
  • biological function
  • key references
Clare Isacke received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry in Oxford, her D.Phil. in Oxford working with John Heath and Chris Graham on growth control and differentiation of embryonal carcinoma cells. She worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Salk Institute in La Jolla, California, with Tony Hunter and Ian Trowbridge on cell adhes...
Title:The Adhesion Molecule FactsBookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:August 22, 2000Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123565057

ISBN - 13:9780123565051

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Editorial Reviews

Praise for the First Edition
"This book constitutes a handy resource to be included in your library among the more-specialized books of adhesion receptors and adhesion molecules."