Apoptosis, Cell Signaling, and Human Diseases

Apoptosis, Cell Signaling, and Human Diseases : Molecular Mechanisms, Volume 1

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These volumes present a concise synthesis of recent developments in the understanding of both cell survival and apoptotic pathways. Particular attention is given to apoptosis in human diseases, such as different forms of cancer and neurodegenerative diseases.
These comprehensive volumes integrate the most innovative and current findings from several related disciplines of scientific research, including pathology, genetics, virology, cell biology, immunology, and molecular biology.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 185.4 x 259.1 x 27.9mm | 952.56g
  • Humana Press Inc.
  • Totowa, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2007 ed.
  • 4 Illustrations, color; 53 Illustrations, black and white; 384 p. 57 illus., 4 illus. in color.
  • 1588296776
  • 9781588296771

Table of contents

Section I. Malignant Transformation and Metastasis

BCR-ABL and Cancer
Maria Perez-Caro and Isidro Sanchez-Garcia

Angiogenesis and Cancer
Yohei Maeshima

Metastasis: The Evasion of Apoptosis
Christine E. Horak, Jolie L. Bronder, Amina Bouadis, and Patricia S. Steeg

Carcinogenesis: Balance Between Apoptosis and Survival Pathways
Dean G. Tang and Jim Kehrer

Aberrations of DNA Damage Checkpoints in Cancer
Marikki Laiho

c-Myc, Apoptosis and Disordered Tissue Growth
Michael Khan and Stella Pelengaris

Role of Lysophospholipids in Cell Growth and Survival
Ianjun Fang and Sarah Spiegel

Alternative Use of Signaling by the GBP Cytokine in Cell Growth and Cancer Control: From Surveillance to Therapy
Livio Mallucci and Valerie Wells

Control Nodes Linking the Regulatory Networks of the Cell Cycle and Apoptosis
Baltazar D. Aguda, Wee Kheng Yio, and Felicia Ng

Section II. Molecular Basis of Disease Therapy

Regulation of NF B Function: Target for Drug Development
Daniel Sliva and Rakesh Srivastava

5-Fluorouracil: Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Death
D. B. Longley and P. G. Johnston

Apoptosis-Inducing Cellular Vehicles for Cancer Gene Therapy: Endothelial and Neural Progenitors
Gergely Jarmy, Jiwu Wei, Klaus-Michael Debatin, and Christian Beltinger

Apoptosis and Cancer Therapy
Maurice Reimann, and Clemens Schmitt

Coupling Apoptosis and Cell Division Control in Cancer: The Survivin Paradigm
Dario C. Altieri

Clinical Significance of Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors in Cancer
Sharmila Shankar and Rakesh K. Srivastava
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