Leucocyte Adhesion

Leucocyte Adhesion

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 300 pages
  • 157.48 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 657.71g
  • Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 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)show more