Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
  Top » Catalog » Books » Biology » Proteins » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome: Recognition, Differential Diagnosis and Long-Term Effects
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
01.Matrix Metalloproteinases: Biology, Functions and Clinical Implications
02.Protein Folding
03.Leptin: Hormonal Functions, Dysfunctions and Clinical Uses
04.Actin: Structure, Functions and Disease
05.Arginine Amino Acid
06.Casein: Production, Uses and Health Effects
07.Enzymes and Enzyme Activity: Structure, Biology and Clinical Significance
08.Heat Shock Proteins: Classification, Functions and Applications
09.Immunology of Serine Proteases (pp. 105-115)
10.Keratin: Structure, Properties and Applications
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Actin: Structure, Functions and Disease
Tell A Friend
Tell someone you know about this product.
Actin: Structure, Functions and Disease
Retail Price: $280.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

Editors: Victoria A. Consuelas and Daniel J. Minas
Book Description:
Actin is a globular protein found in all eukaryotic cells and plays a central role in cell morphology, cell adhesions, cell contractility and motility, signal transduction, transcription and its regulation, cytokinesis and synapse formation, as well as malfunctioning of actin which can lead to various diseases. This book presents topical research in the study of the structure, functions and diseases related to actin. Topics discussed include actin dynamics and remodeling of cell-cell junctions in epithelial morphogenesis; osmotic pressure and the polymeric forms of actin; the molecular mechanisms of actin regulatory proteins and actin cytoskeleton alterations. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Please click on a chapter below to purchase separately

Chapter 1 - Actin Dynamics and Remodeling of Cell-Cell Junctions in Epithelial Morphogenesis pp. 1-59
Authors / Editors: (Marc D.H. Hansen, Michael R. Stark, Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA)

Chapter 2 - Actin: Structure, Function & Disease pp. 61-96
Authors / Editors: (Yamilla Torres Cleuren, Johannes Boonstra, University College Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 3 - Osmotic Pressure: A Tool to Investigate the Polymeric Forms of Actin pp. 97-136
Authors / Editors: (Enrico Grazi, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ferrara, Italy)

Chapter 4 - Two Communication Bridges to One Versatile Molecule pp. 137-176
Authors / Editors: (Ricardo Mondragón, Doris Cerecedo, Departamento de Bioquímica, Unidad de Microscopía Electrónica, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados (CINVESTAV) del IPN, México DF, México, and others)

Chapter 5 - Stressed Out and Actin Up: Stress-Activated Protein Kinase Regulation of Actin Remodeling Directs Endothelial Cell Morphology and Migration pp. 177-205
Authors / Editors: (Meron Mengistu, Joshua B. Slee, Linda J. Lowe-Krentz, Department of Biological Sciences, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennyslvania, USA)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 6 - The Molecular Mechanisms of Actin Regulatory Proteins pp. 207-227
Authors / Editors: (Barak Reicher, Mira Barda-Saad, The Mina and Everard Goodman Faculty of Life Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel)

Chapter 7 - Actin Cytoskeleton Alterations: Are There any Consequences? pp. 229-244
Authors / Editors: (Silvia Versari, Livia Barenghi, Silvia Bradamante, CNR-ISTM Institute of Molecular Science and Technologies, Milan, Italy)

Chapter 8 - Role of the Actin Cytoskeleton in Tumor Escape to Immune System and Acquisition of Tumor Resistance to Cytotoxic Treatment pp. 245-255
Authors / Editors: (Rania Zaarour, Fui Goh, Meriem Hasmim, Bassam Janji, Salem Chouaib, University Of Sharjah, College of Medicine, Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, and others)

Chapter 9 - Insight into Force Transmission Along Actin Filaments: Sliding Movement of Actin Filaments Containing Inactive Components on Myosin Molecules pp. 257-269
Authors / Editors: (Syunsuke Matsushita, Kuniyuki Hatori, Department of Biosystem Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University, Yonezawa, Japan)

Chapter 10 - Hypoxia Induces Endothelial Barrier Dysfunctions in Lungs: Nitric Oxide Perturbs Actin Dynamics in Endothelial Cells pp. 271-281
Authors / Editors: (Swaraj Sinha, Hima Bindu Reddy, Suvro Chatterjee, AU-KBC Research Centre, Anna University, Chennai, India)

      Protein Biochemistry, Synthesis, Structure and Cellular Functions
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012 1st Quarter
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - R) 296pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-191-1
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
Special Focus Titles
01.Violent Communication and Bullying in Early Childhood Education
02.Cultural Considerations in Intervention with Women and Children Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence
03.Chronic Disease and Disability: The Pediatric Lung
04.Fruit and Vegetable Consumption and Health: New Research
05.Fire and the Sword: Understanding the Impact and Challenge of Organized Islamism. Volume 2

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2021

Actin: Structure, Functions and Disease