Receptors for Extracellular Matrix

Receptors for Extracellular Matrix

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Aimed at researchers and graduate students in cell and developmental biology, biochemistry, neurobiology, immunology, and pathology, with interests in basic research or medical implications of extracellular matrix. This volume provides an in-depth review of new primary literature on structure and function of matrix receptors, an area of cell biology research. Many aspects of cell and developmental biology (as well as neurobiology, immunology and pathology), are concerned with matrix receptors, which provide an interface for signals involved in cell movement, attachment, development and assembly. The book integrates information about several families of matrix receptors and highlights receptors for extracellular matrix components, cell-matrix interactions in development, effects of extracellular matrix on gene expression and integrins.
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  • Hardback | 330 pages
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0124833659
  • 9780124833654

Table of contents

Binding of extracellular effector molecules by cell surface proteoglycans, M. Jalkanen et al; macrophage and inflammatory cell matrix receptors LFA-1, Mac-1, p150, 95 family, E. Brown and I.L. Graham; multidomain proteins of the extracellular matrix and cellular growth, P. End and J. Engel; neural cell adhesion molecule and polysialic acid, U.S. Rutishauser; regulation of neural development by the extracellular matrix, L.F. Reichardt and K.J. Tomaseli; matrix receptors in cell migration, M.J. Humphries et al; structures and functions of VLA proteins and related integrins, M.E. Hemler; anchorin C II, a collagen-binding protein of the calpactinlipocortin family, K. Von Der Mark et al.
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