Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
            
  Top » Catalog » Books » Biology » Cell Biology » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
  
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Doxycycline: Medical Uses and Effects
$82.00
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Information
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
Bestsellers
01.D-Amino Acids: A New Frontier in Amino Acid and Protein Research - Practical Methods and Protocols
02.Cellular Signaling and Apoptosis Research
03.Cell Apoptosis Research Trends
04.Stem Cells and Cancer
05.Cell Growth Processes: New Research
06.Histological and Serological Tumor Markers and Gene Expression and Their Clinical Usefulness in Cancers
07.Foldases: Enzymes Catalyzing Protein Folding
08.Trends in Signal Transduction Research
09.Mast Cells: Roles, Interactions and Disorders
10.Stem Cell Research Developments
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Beta Cells: Functions, Pathology and Research
Tell A Friend
 
Tell someone you know about this product.
Beta Cells: Functions, Pathology and Research
Retail Price: $130.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

$117.00
Editors: Sarah E. Gallagher
Book Description:
Beta cells or β-cells, are a type of cell in the pancreas in areas called the islets of Langerhans. They make up 65-80% of the cells in the islets. Pancreatic B-cell is the only cell type that produces insulin to regulate glucose metabolism in the body. The insufficiency of insulin-producing B-cells results in dysregulation of blood glucose control, termed as type 1 diabetes. This book presents current research from across the globe in the study of Beta-cells, including the induction of pancreatic cancer cell death by elevated concentrations of extracellular zinc; the role of Rab GTPases and their effectors in the insulin secretory pathway of the pancreatic beta cell; In vivo reprogramming of pancreatic A-cells into B-like cells; and the role of glucocortoids, exercise and glucolipotoxicity with regard to stress and pancreatic B-cell function.
(Imprint: Nova Biomedical)



We’ve partnered with Copyright Clearance Center to make it easy for you to request permissions to reuse Nova content.
For more information, click here or click the "Get Permission" button below to link directly to this book on Copyright Clearance Center's website.


Please click on a chapter below to purchase separately

Chapter 1 - Stress and Pancreatic β Cell Function: Role of Glucocortoids, Exercise and Glucolipotoxicity
Authors / Editors: Jacqueline Beaudry, Michael Riddell, York University, Kinesiology and Health Science, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Chapter 2 - The Synergistic Effect of β Cell Replacement and Immunotherapy on the Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes
Authors / Editors: 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

Chapter 3 - Antagonizing the Endocannabinoid Pathway Prevents the Development of Diabetes and β Cell Dysfunction in Zucker Diabetic Fatty Rats
Authors / Editors: 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
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 4 - Diabetes Mellitus: An Opportunity for Therapy with Regenerative Medicine?
Authors / Editors: Akifumi Matsuyama, Department of Somatic Stem Cell Therapy and Health Policy, Foundation for Biomedical Research and Innovation, Kobe, Japan
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 5 - Behind Beta Cell Glucotoxicity: A Pivotal Role of Glycoxidative Damage?
Authors / Editors: Alessandra Puddu, Daniela Storace, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (Di.M.I.), University of Genova, Italy

Chapter 6 - Induction of Pancreatic Cancer Cell Death by Elevated Concentrations of Extracellular Zinc
Authors / Editors: Sundararajan Jayaraman, Arathi K. Jayaraman, University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois

Chapter 7 - Rab GTPases Control Membrane Recycling in the Pancreatic Beta Cell
Authors / Editors: Toshihide Kimura, Ichiro Niki, Department of Pharmacology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine at Oita, Japan
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 8 - In Vivo Reprogramming of Pancreatic -cells into β-like Cells
Authors / Editors: Ahmed Mansouri, Patrick Collombat, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Department of Molecular Cell Biology, Göttingen, Germany, and others

Chapter 10 - Studies of Toxin Resistant Beta-Cells: Lessons for the Chemotherapy?
Authors / Editors: Liu Hui-Kang, Division of Herbal Drugs and Natural Products, National Research Institute of Chinese Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Chapter 10 - RENIN-ANGIOTENSIN SYSTEM AND DIABETES
Authors / Editors: 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, 70112

   Series:
      Cell Biology Research Progress
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 1st quarter
   Pages: 6 x 9, 176
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-212-1
   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 - 2020

Beta Cells: Functions, Pathology and Research