Leucocyte Adhesion: Volume 64

Leucocyte Adhesion: Volume 64

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Current Topics in Membranes provides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. This volume provides a review of the latest developments in leukocyte adhesion. Regulation of cell adhesion is important for immune system function.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 657.71g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 64th edition
  • 0123749093
  • 9780123749093

Table of contents

1. Membrane composition and properties

Lipid rafts (open)
Membrane tethers (R Waugh, Rochester)
Microvilli (JY Shao, Wash U)
Whole cell deformation (D Khismatullin, Tulane)

2. Adhesion molecules

Integrin activation (M. Shimaoka, Harvard)
Cytoskeletal anchoring (Fred Pavalko, Iowa)
No tile yet (Alon, Weizman)
Catch bonds (Cheng Zhu, Georgia Tech and Roger McEver, OMRF)
Modeling adhesion (Pospieszalska/Ley, LIAI)
Factors limiting the onset of bond formation at cell interfaces (R Waugh, Rochester)

3. Active role of endothelial cells

Adhesive platforms (O. Barreiro, Madrid)
Migratory cups, podosomes (Chris Carman, Beth Israel)
PECAM recycling (WA Muller, Northwestern)

4. Methods

1. FRET (Minsoo Kim, Rochester)

2. Flow chambers (Simon SI at UC Davis)
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