New PDF release: Adherens Junctions: from Molecular Mechanisms to Tissue

By Tony Harris

ISBN-10: 9400741855

ISBN-13: 9789400741850

ISBN-10: 9400796161

ISBN-13: 9789400796164

Cell–cell adhesion is prime for the improvement and homeostasis of animal tissues and organs. Adherens junctions (AJs) are the simplest understood cell-cell adhesion complexes. during this quantity, a gaggle of the world over well-known specialists reports AJ biology over quite a lot of association; from atoms to molecules, to protein complexes, molecular networks, cells, tissues, and total animal improvement. AJs have additionally been a vital part of animal evolution, and play imperative roles in melanoma improvement, pathogen an infection and different illnesses. This e-book addresses significant questions encompassing AJ biology.
• How did AJs evolve?
• How do cadherins and catenins engage to collect AJs and mediate adhesion?
• How do AJs interface with different mobile equipment to couple adhesion with the complete mobile?
• How do AJs have an effect on telephone behaviour and multicellular improvement?
• How can irregular AJ task result in disease?

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