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Tubulin: Structure, Functions and Roles in Disease
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Editors: Wei Yamauchi and Antonio Sokić
Book Description:
Tubulin is one of several members of a small family of globular proteins. The most common members of the tubulin family are α-tubulin and β-tubulin, the proteins that make up microtubules. In this book the authors present topical research in the study of the structure, functions and roles in disease of tubulin. Topics discussed in this compilation include microtubule plus-end tracking proteins in neuronal development and nervous system disorders; trypanosome tubulin molecules as targets for drug and vaccine development for protozoan infections; tubulin inhibitors as vascular disrupting agents and evolution and coevolution of tubulin's carboxy-terminal tails and mitochondria. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Microtubule Plus-End Tracking Proteins in Neuronal Development and Nervous System Disorders;pp. 1-39
(C.L. Sayas, J. Avila, Centro de Biologia Molecular “Severo Ochoa, CSIC-UAM, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain)

Microtubule Organization: The Housekeeping Role of Heat-Shock Proteins and Immunophilins;pp. 41-67
(Héctor R. Quintá, Natalia M. Galigniana, Cristina Daneri-Becerra, Mariana Lagadari, Mario D. Galigniana, Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental-CONICET, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Trypanosome Tubulin Molecules as Targets for Drug and Vaccine Development for Protozoan Infections;pp. 69-84
(Barbara A. Katzenback, Debbie A. Plouffe, Miodrag Belosevic, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and others)

Tubulin: Structure, Function, and Role in Disease;pp. 85-100
(Ikuru Yazawa, Laboratory of Research Resources, Research Institute for Longevity Sciences, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Aichi, Japan)

Targeted Disruption of the Tubulin Cytoskeletal Network Activates Expression of the Profibrotic Genes PAI-1 and CTGF: Implications for Vascular Disease;pp. 101-112
(Rohan Samarakoon, Paul J. Higgins, Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, USA)

Tubulin Inhibitors as Vascular Disrupting Agents (VDAS);pp. 113-141
(Jeremie Fournier-Dit-Chabert, Sylvie Ducki, Clermont Universite, ENSCCF, Clermont-Ferrand, France)

Evolution and Coevolution of Tubulin’s Carboxy-Terminal Tails and Mitochondria;pp. 143-166
(Dan L. Sackett, Laboratory of Integrative and Medical Biophysics, Program in Physical Biology, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland)*

Myelin Basic Protein Interactions with Actin and Tubulin in vitro – Binding, Assembly, and Regulation;pp. 167-184
(Joan M. Boggs, Molecular Structure and Function, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Dept. of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Univ. of Toronto, Canada)*

Index

   Series:
      Protein Biochemistry, Synthesis, Structure and Cellular Functions
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - R) 199pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-62100-141-6
   Status: AV
  
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