The Cytokine FactsBook

The Cytokine FactsBook

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How do you keep track of basic information on the proteins you work with? Where do you find details of their physiochemical properties, amino acid sequences, gene organization? Are you tired of scanning review articles, primary papers and databases to locate that elusive fact? The new Academic Press Facts Book series satisfy scientists and clinical researchers suffering from information overload. Each volume provides a catalogue of the essential properties of families of molecules. Geneorganization, amino acid sequences, physiochemical properties, and biological activity are presented using a common easy to , - to follow format. Taken together they compile everything you wanted to know about proteins but were too busy to look for. Provides concise well formatted entries on every cloned cytokine and its receptor. Each entry provides ': Full amino acid sequence for mouse and human cytokine/cytokine receptor, highlighting important residues and functional domains. Schematic diagram of the organisation of the relevant mouse and human gene encodmg cylokine/cytokine ' known. Tables of physiochemical properties of mouse antihuman cytokine/cvtokine receptor. Information on bio-assays.
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  • Paperback | 273 pages
  • 159.5 x 241.8 x 24.1mm | 648.65g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • references
  • 0121551431
  • 9780121551438

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The Cytokine FactsBook contains over 70 entries on cytokines and growth factors and their receptors including the interleukins, interferons, EL8 superfamily, growth factors, colony stimulating factors and tumour necrosis factors. It contains information on: Alternative Nomenclature, Cellular Expression, Cross Species Reactivity, Bioassays, Gene Organization and Chromosomal Location, Protein Structure and Molecular Weights, Amino Acid Sequences of Human and Mouse Proteins, Database Accession Numbers, Biological Function, Key References.
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