Encyclopedia of Cell Biology Research


Anne H. Foster (Editor)

Series: Cell Biology Research Progress
BISAC: SCI017000

This new book presents and discusses current research in the study of cell biology. Topics discussed include a new mast-cell adhesion molecule; carbon nanoparticles as substrates for cell adhesion; stress and pancreatic β cell function; beta cell glucotoxicity; toxin resistant beta-cells; cell division and cell elongation of corynebacterium glutamicum; cell cycle checkpoints and cancer and cyanobacterial cell division. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )


Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Attachment of cells is regulated by monochromatic radiation in red and near infrared optical region via a novel retrograde mitochondrial signaling pathway;pp. 1-37
(Tiina I. Karu, Institute of Laser and Information Technologies of Russian Acad. Sci, Moscow Region, Russian Federation)

Forces at Adhesive Contacts;pp. 39–51
(Thuc-Nghi Nguyen and Soichiro Yamada, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA)

Cell adhesion molecules for uterine receptivity to human embryo implantation;pp. 53-67
(Maryam Kabir-Salmani, Michiko N. Fukuda, Burham Institute for medical research, La Jolla, CA, USA)

Control of cell-cell-adhesion by Src kinase:implications for cancer progression;pp. 69-83
(E Davis, Department of Surgery, Princess of whales hospital, UK, S.Hiscox, Welsh School of pharmacy, Redwood building, Cardiff university ,UK)

CADM1: A New Mast-Cell Adhesion Molecule that Mediates Interaction with Fibroblasts, Nerves, and Smooth Muscles;pp. 85-100
(Akihiko Ito and Man Hagiyama; Institute of Medical Science, Univ. of Tokyo)

Carbon Nanoparticles as Substrates for Cell Adhesion and Growth;pp. 101-170
(Lucie Bacakova, Lubica Grausova, Marta Vandrovcova, Institute of Physiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Jiri Vacik, Nuclear Physics Institute, Academy of Sciences of The Czech Republic, Aneta Frazcek, AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, Department of Biomaterials, Poland, et al.)

Diabetes increases risk for oral carcinogenesis by induction of cell proliferation and reduction of cell adhesion. An animal model study;pp. 171-189
(Christos Yapijakis, Eleftherios Vairaktaris, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Athens Medical School, Greece)

Expression of Molecules with a Potential for Modulating Interaction with Extracellular Matrices on Hepatic Stellate Cells: Neural Cell Adhesion Molecules and Osteonectin;pp. 191-228
(Kazuki Nakatani, Kazuo Ikeda and Yuji Nakajima, et al., Osaka City University, Japan)

Epithelial Cell Adhesion Molecule EpCAM: Past, Present, and Future;pp. 229-239
(Olivier Gires, Dorothea Maetzel and Markus Munz, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany)

Mucin coating for controlled cell-material interaction;pp. 241-251
(Tomas Sandberg, Anita Vitina, Department of Physical and Analytical Chemistry, Division of surface biotechnology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden)

Stress and Pancreatic β Cell Function: Role of Glucocortoids, Exercise and Glucolipotoxicity;pp. 253-283
(Jacqueline Beaudry, Michael Riddell, York University, Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

The Synergistic Effect of β Cell Replacement and Immunotherapy on the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes;pp. 285-308
(Dong-Sheng Li, Garth L.Warnock, Hong Lu, Long-Jun Dai, Hubei Key Laboratory of Embryonic Stem Cell Research, Tai-He Hospital, Yunyang Medical College, Shiyan, Hubei, China, and others)

Antagonizing the Endocannabinoid Pathway Prevents the Development of Diabetes and β Cell Dysfunction in Zucker Diabetic Fatty Rats;pp. 309-326
(V. Duvivier, Ch. Duquenne, V. Delion, F. Petoux, J. Ludop-Maignel, Ph. Chamiot-Clerc, M.P. Pruniaux, A.M. Galzin, Sanofi-Aventis R&D, Discovery Research Metabolism Department, Rueil-Malmaison, France)

Diabetes Mellitus: An Opportunity for Therapy with Regenerative Medicine?;pp. 327-347
(Akifumi Matsuyama, Department of Somatic Stem Cell Therapy and Health Policy, Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation, Kobe, Japan)

Behind Beta Cell Glucotoxicity: A Pivotal Role of Glycoxidative Damage?;pp. 349-366
(Alessandra Puddu, Daniela Storace, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (Di.M.I.), University of Genova, Italy)

Induction of Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death by Elevated Concentrations of Extracellular Zinc;pp. 367-376
(Sundararajan Jayaraman, Arathi K. Jayaraman, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois)

Rab GTPases Control Membrane Recycling in the Pancreatic Beta Cell;pp. 377-384
(Toshihide Kimura, Ichiro Niki, Department of Pharmacology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine at Oita, Japan)

In Vivo Reprogramming of Pancreatic -cells into β-like Cells;pp. 385-388
(Ahmed Mansouri, Patrick Collombat, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Göttingen, Germany, and others)

Studies of Toxin Resistant Beta-Cells: Lessons for the Chemotherapy?;pp. 389-404
(Liu Hui-Kang, Division of Herbal Drugs and Natural Products, National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC)

Renin-Angiotensin System and Diabetes;pp. 405-417
(Kavaljit Chhabra, Kim Brint Pedersen and Eric Lazartigues Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics and Cardiovascular Center of Excellence, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA)

Direct and Reverse Genetics for Cyanobacterial Cell Division Studies in Genomic and Proteomic Era;pp. 419-446
(Olga A. Koksharova, A.N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation)

Microalgae Cell and Population Performance under Pollution Impact;pp.447-475
(Valeriya Yu. Prokhotskaya, MV Lomonosov Moscow State University, Biology Institute, Moscow, Russia)

Cell Division and Cell Elongation of Corynebacterium Glutamicum: A Rod-Shaped Bacterium that Lacks Actin-Like Homologues;pp. 477-496
(Michal Letek, María Fiuza, Efrén Ordóñez, Almudena F. Villadangos, Luís M. Mateos, José A. Gil, Departamento de Biología Molecular, Área de Microbiología, Facultad de Biología, Universidad de León, León, Spain)

The Impact of Cell Cycle Regulation on Tumorigenesis Process;pp. 497-509
(Odair Aguiar Jr., Glaucia Monteiro de Castro, Daniel Araki Ribeiro, Department of Biosciences, Federal University of Sao Paulo, UNIFESP, SP, Brazil)

One Ring to Bind Them All at the Centre of the Cell;pp. 511-521
(Angela Cadou, Xavier Le Goff, CNRS UMR6061 Université de Rennes 1, Institut de Génétique et Développement de Rennes, IFR140, Université Européenne de Bretagne, Faculté de Médecine, Rennes Cedex, France)

Cell Cycle Checkpoints and Cancer;pp. 523-532
(James A. Marcum, Zachary A. Marcum, Institute of Biomedical Studies, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, and others)

Cohesin and Cohesin-Regulator Complexes: From Cell Division to Gene Expression Control;pp. 533-542
(José L. Barbero, Cell Proliferation and Development Program, Chromosome Dynamics in Meiosis Laboratory, Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain)

The Role of Dm NXF1 in Controlling Early Embryonic Mitoses in Drosophila Melanogaster;pp. 543-549
(E.V. Golubkova, L.A. Mamon, Department of Genetics, St. Petersburg State University, Russia)

Cyanobacterial Cell Division: Genetics, Comparative Genomics and Proteomics;pp. 551-588
(Olga A. Koksharova, A.N. Belozerksy Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation)



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