eBook The Role of Sphingolipids in Cancer Development and Therapy, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123944139
  • ISBN-13: 9780123944139
  • DDC: 616.994071
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 312 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. This thematic volume looks at "The Role of Sphingolipids in Cancer Development and Therapy" Provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. This thematic volume looks at "The Role of Sphingolipids in Cancer Development and Therapy" Outstanding and original reviews.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Contributors.
Preface.
1: Interdiction of Sphingolipid Metabolism to Improve Standard Cancer Therapies.
2: Diverse Functions of Ceramide in Cancer Cell Death and Proliferation.
3: Ceramide Glycosylation Catalyzed by Glucosylceramide Synthase and Cancer Drug Resistance.
4: Use of Acid Sphingomyelinase for Cancer Therapy.
5: Hypoxia, Therapeutic Resistance, and Sphingosine 1-Phosphate.
6: Therapeutic Potential of Targeting SK1 in Human Cancers.
7: Sphingosine Kinase 1 in Cancer.
8: Natural Products as Platforms for the Design of Sphingolipid-Related Anticancer Agents.
Index.