Molecular Biology of Receptors and Transporters: Receptors: Molecular Biology of Receptors and Transporters: Receptors Molecular Biology of Receptors and Transporters - Receptors: v. 137, Pt. B Volume 137B

Molecular Biology of Receptors and Transporters: Receptors: Molecular Biology of Receptors and Transporters: Receptors Molecular Biology of Receptors and Transporters - Receptors: v. 137, Pt. B Volume 137B

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This multi-volume set within International Review of Cytology encompasses the recent advances in the understanding of structure-function relationships at the molecular level of receptors, transporters, and membrane proteins. Several diverse families of membrane receptors/proteins are discussed with respect to the molecular and cellular biology of their synthesis, assembly, turnover, and function. Included are such receptor superfamilies as G-proteins, immunoglobulins, ligand-gated receptors, interleukins, and tyrosine kinases as well as such transporter/protein families as pumps, ion channels, and bacterial transporters. Each section of each volume features a "perspectives/commentary" chapter which includes comments on the recent advances and predictions on new directions. Written by acknowledged experts in the field, this volume, 137B, highlights the recent developments in receptors.
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  • Hardback | 262 pages
  • 158 x 234 x 20mm | 580.61g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123645387
  • 9780123645388

Table of contents

Molecular and regulatory properties of the adenylyl cyclase-coupled b-adrenergic receptors, J. Gomez and J.L. Benovic; receptors, transporters, and membrane proteins - molecular biology of membrane transport, D. Hereld and P.N. Devreotes; the erythropoietin receptor, P.A. Hargrave, et al; the cytokine receptors - a new superfamily of receptors, J. Schreurs, et al; the polymeric immunoglobulin receptor, B. Aroeti, et al; receptors for nerve growth factor, M.V. Chao, et al; the asialoglycoprotein receptor, I. Geffen and M. Spiess; the mannose receptor, S.E. Pontow, et al.
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About Geoffrey H. Bourne

Kwang Jeon received his Ph.D. in cell physiology at King's College, University of London, UK, in 1964 and taught at SUNY Buffalo and University of Tennessee. His research was concerned with the biogenesis and function of cell components in two major areas: Integration of intracellular symbionts into host cells leading to the acquisition of new cell components and cell variation; Membrane-protein recycling during endo- and exocytosis.
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