Fly Models of Human Diseases: Volume 121

Fly Models of Human Diseases: Volume 121

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Fly Models of Human Diseases provides users with a comprehensive survey on fly models of human diseases in the field of developmental biology. It is ideal for researchers in animal and plant development, and for students and professionals working in a variety of fields related to the topic.
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  • Hardback | 454 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 910g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128029048
  • 9780128029046

Table of contents

Fly Models of Human Diseases: Drosophila as a Model for Understanding Human Mitochondrial Mutations and Disease
Aditya Sen and Rachel T. Cox

Drosophila as a Model for Human Diseases - Focus on Innate Immunity in Barrier Epithelia
Peter Bergman, Shiva Seyedoleslami Esfahani and Ylva Engstroem

Drosophila melanogaster as a Model of Muscle Degeneration Disorders
Rebecca E. Kreipke, Young V. Kwon, Halyna R. Shcherbata and Hannele Ruohola-Baker

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Pathogenesis Converges on Defects in Protein Homeostasis Associated with TDP-43 Mislocalization and Proteasome-Mediated Degradation Overload
Guang Lin, Dongxue Mao and Hugo J. Bellen

Mechanisms of Parkinson's Disease: Lessons from Drosophila
Victoria L. Hewitt and Alexander J. Whitworth

Neurotoxicity Pathways in Drosophila Models of the Polyglutamine Disorders
Megan Krench and J. Troy Littleton

AxGxE: Using Flies to Interrogate the Complex Etiology of Neurodegenerative Disease
Christopher Burke, Kien Trinh, Vidya Nadar and Subhabrata Sanyal

Unraveling the Neurobiology of Sleep and Sleep Disorders Using Drosophila
Leela Chakravarti, Emilia H. Moscato and Matthew S. Kayser

Modeling Human Cancers in Drosophila
Masahiro Sonoshita and Ross L. Cagan

Stem-Cell-Based Tumorigenesis in Adult Drosophila
Steven X. Hou and Shree Ram Singh

The Drosophila Accessory Gland as a Model for Prostate Cancer and Other Pathologies
Clive Wilson, Aaron Leiblich, Deborah C. I. Goberdhan and Freddie Hamdy

Drosophila melanogaster Models of Galactosemia
Jennifer M. I. Daenzer and Judith L Fridovich-Keil

Drosophila as a Model for Diabetes and Diseases of Insulin Resistance Patricia Graham and Leslie Pick
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About Leslie Pick

Leslie PIck, Entomology Department, University of Maryland, USA
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