eBook The Molecular Biology of Cadherins, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123946476
  • ISBN-13: 9780123946478
  • DDC: 572.33
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 488 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This volume of Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science focuses on the most recent research surrounding Cadherins from top experts in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Cadherins: Molecules and Junctions.
2: Roles of Cadherins and Catenins in Cell−cell Adhesion and Epithelial Cell Polarity.
3: Stability and Dynamics of Cell–cell Junctions.
4: Coordinating Rho and Rac the Regulation of Rho GTPase Signaling and Cadherin Junctions.
5: Versatility of the Cadherin Superfamily.
6: New Insights into the Evolution of Metazoan Cadherins and Catenins.
7: Structure, Function, and Regulation of Desmosomes.
8: The Role of Ve-cadherin in Vascular Morphogenesis and Permeability Control.
9: Clustered Protocadherins and Neuronal Diversity.
10: Delta-protocadherins in Health and Disease.
11: Atypical Cadherins Celsr1–3 and Planar Cell Polarity in Vertebrates.
12: Fat and Dachsous Cadherins.
13: Functions of Cadherins in Development, Health, and Disease.
14: Cadherins and Their Partners in the Nematode Worm Caenorhabditis Elegans.
15: N-cadherin-mediated Adhesion and Signaling from Development to Disease lessons from Mice.
16: Cadherin Dynamics during Neural Crest Cell Ontogeny.
17: Cadherins and Epithelial-to-mesenchymal Transition.
18: E-cadherin Alterations in Hereditary Disorders with Emphasis on Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer.
19: Cadherin Defects in Inherited Human Diseases.
20: Cadherin-associated Proteins.
21: Beta-catenin versus the Other Armadillo Catenins assessing Our Current View of Canonical Wnt Signaling.
22: P120 Catenin: an Essential Regulator of Cadherin Stability, Adhesion-induced Signaling, and Cancer Progression.
23: Afadin/af-6 and Canoe: Roles in Cell Adhesion and Beyond.