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Handbook of Cell Proliferation $295.00
Editors: Andre P. Briggs and Jacob A. Coburn
Book Description:
Cell proliferation is an increase in the number of cells as a result of cell growth and cell division. A series of growth disorders can occur at the cellular level, often causing cancer. This book examines and discusses recent developments in this field. In particular, the changes that occur in cell viability, cell proliferation and cytotoxicity following therapy and laser irradiation are studied. Furthermore, the effects that probiotic bacteria and gastrointestinal mucosa have on cell proliferation are looked at. Data from literature suggests a possible use for probiotics in the therapeutic management of different diseases. This book reviews the ways to estimate cell proliferation and a general view about the principal methods used to evaluate cell populations kinetics are given. Also, research has shown that reductions in cell proliferation by nutrition interventions may indicate a decrease in cancer risk. Thus, this book examines the ability of dietary restriction regiments to reduce cell proliferation rates and cancer risks in humans and animals.

Table of Contents:
Preface

A Practical Approach to Measure Changes in Cell Proliferation Following Therapy;pp. 1-77
(D. Hawkins Evans and H. Abrahamse, Laser Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein, South Africa)

Cell Cycle Check Point-Controls and Cancer;pp. 79-106
(Saleha B Vuyyuri, University of Indiana, Indiana and Y.R. Ahuja, Vasavi Medical Research Center, Hyderabad, India)

Sirna, Ribozyme and Aptamer Oligonucleotides as Molecular Tools for the Control of Cell proliferation in the perspective of supporting therapies;pp. 107-149
(Scaggiante Bruna , Dapas Barbara, Farra Rossella, Baiz Daniele and Grassi Gabriele, Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Universit¨¤ di Trieste, via Giorgeri, Trieste Italy, et al.)

Probiotic Bacteria and the Gastrointestinal Mucosa: Effects on Cell Proliferation and Possible Therapeutic Implications;pp. 151-168 (Michele Linsalata and Francesco Russo, Laboratory of Biochemistry, National Institute for Digestive Diseases - I.R.C.C.S. ¡°Saverio de Bellis¡±, Castellana Grotte (BA), Italy)

A Relationship between Cell Size and Proliferative Potential?;pp. 169-202
(Malkanthi Mudannayake, Jingye Yang, Hui Hua, and Brandt L. Schneider, Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, TX)

Heart Cell Proliferation and Cell-Based Therapies for Myocardial Infarction;pp. 203-219
(Dimitris Tousoulis, Alexandros Briasoulis, Nikolaos Papageorgiou, Elli Stefanadi, Charalambos Antoniades, Chistodoulos Stefanadis, 1st Cardiology Unit, Hippokration Hospital, Athens University Medical School, Greece)

Cyanobacterial Cell Division: Genetics, Comparative Genomics and Proteomics;pp. 221-263
(Olga A. Koksharova, A.N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation)

Proliferation and Maturation of Neural Progenitor and Stem Cells of the Adult Brain;pp. 265-272
(Philippe Taupin, Fighting Blindness Vision Research Institute, Dublin City University)

The Olfactory Mucosa: Cell Proliferation In Vivo And After Expansion In Vitro;pp. 273-290
(Perrine Barraud, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Reversible Cell Immortalization by Gene Transfer and Site-Specific Recombination;pp. 291-307
(Hirofumi Noguchi, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, Baylor Research Institute, Dallas, Texas, USA, Institute of Biomedical Studies, Baylor University, Waco, TX, USA)

Mechanisms of B-cell Lymphomagenesis;pp. 309-330
(Takashi Kumagai, Risa Aoki, Department of Hematology, Ohme Municipal General Hospital, and others)

Tgf-¦B1 and its Role in Cell Proliferation;pp. 331-352
(Rolfe, K.J. Grobbelaar, A., The RAFT Institute, Mount Vernon Hospital, Middlesex, and others)

How to Estimate the Cell Proliferation;pp. 353-362
(Jose¨Rosa Gomes and Maria Albertina de Miranda Soares, Departamento de Biologia Estrutural, Molecular e Gen¨¦tica, Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa, Paran¨¢, Brasil)

Bypassing Senescence; A Booster for Cell Proliferation;pp. 363-370
(Hiroshi Kondoh and Takeshi Maruyama, Department of Geriatric Medicine Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan)

Intracellular Mechanisms Mediating Vitamin E Suppression of
Mammary Tumor Cell Proliferation;pp. 371-388
(Paul W. Sylvester, Ganesh V. Samant, Vikram B. Wali, and Sunitha V. Bachawal, College of Pharmacy, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, LA)

Mechanisms of Adrenocortical Growth and Tumorigenesis;pp. 389-404
(Matthias Haase, Holger S. Willenberg, Sven Schinner, and Matthias Schott, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Rheumatology, University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany, and others)

Fibronectin ¨ A Matrix Glycoprotein with Roles in Lung Carcinoma Cell Growth and Progression;pp. 405-428
(ShouWei Han, Jeffrey D. Ritzenthaler, Jesse Roman, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and others)

Polo-Like Kinases (Plks) And Cell Proliferation In Gynecologic Cancers;pp.429-437
(Noriyuki Takai, Kaei Nasu, Hisashi Narahara, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Oita, Japan)

Ability of Dietary Restriction Regimens to Reduce Cell Proliferation Rates and Cancer Risk in Humans and Animals;pp. 439-451
(Krista A. Varady, Department Kinesiology and Nutrition, University of Illinois at Chicago)

An Update Of Serum Biomarkers In Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma And Their Clinical Implications;pp. 453-472
(Vereecken Pierre, Departments of Dermatology and Medical Oncology, CHU-Brugmann/Erasme Hospital/Bordet Institute, Laboratory of Oncology and Experimental Surgery, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium)

Expert Commentary

Interpreting Changes in Cell Proliferation Following Laser Irradiation;pp. 473-476
(D. Hawkins Evans and H. Abrahamse, Laser Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein, South Africa)

Short Communications

The Role Of Egf Signaling In The Progression Toward A Poorly-Differentiated Mesenchymal-Like Phenotype In Thyroid Carcinoma Cells;pp. 477-488
(Annamaria Piscazzi, Annarita Fabiano, Francesca Maddalena, Eleonora Costantino, Anna Farese, Valentina Lombardi, Loreta Ruggieri, Mauro Cignarelli, Matteo Landriscina, Clinical Oncology Unit, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases Unit, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Foggia, Viale Pinto, Foggia, Italy)

Proliferation of Tissue-Specific and Cancerous Stem Cells;pp. 489-496
(Edgar Grinstein, Institute of Transplantation Diagnostics and Cell Therapeutics, Heinrich Heine University Medical Center, D¨¹sseldorf, Germany)

Growth and Transformation of Trypanosoma Cruzi;pp. 497-507
(Wanderley de Souza, Laborat¨®rio de Ultraestrutura Celular Hertha Meyer, Instituto de Biof¨ªsica Carlos Chagas Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil)

Index

   Series:
      Cell Biology Research Progress
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2009 - 3rd Quarter
   Pages: 549 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60876-854-7
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