Cell Polarity: 26 (Advances in Molecular and Cell Biology) by J. R. Bartles

By J. R. Bartles

Few cells comply with the stereotype of the round blob swiftly scribbled on chalkboards and, unfortunately, occasionally even displayed prominently in textbooks. as an alternative, actual cells reveal a impressive measure of structural and sensible asymmetry. In sleek telephone organic parlance, this asymmetry has grow to be lumped below the overall heading of "cell polarity". telephone polarity is under no circumstances constrained to the cells of tissues and organs, yet is additionally displayed by means of cells that lead a extra solitary life. the superb volume to which cellphone morphology is correlated with functionality has lengthy been a resource of notion for biologists. this day the fascination maintains unabated within the box of mobilephone polarity, the place it's fueled by means of an ever-deepening appreciation for the ways in which basic mobile strategies, similar to membrane trafficking and cytoskeleton meeting, give a contribution to the institution and upkeep of phone polarity. within the resulting chapters, a suite of specialists will summarize and interpret the findings got from simple examine on telephone polarity in a various array of experimental platforms.

Show description

Read or Download Cell Polarity: 26 (Advances in Molecular and Cell Biology) PDF

Similar developmental biology books

International Review of Cytology: A Survey of Cell Biology: 188 (International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology)

Foreign evaluation of Cytology offers present advances and complete experiences in cellphone biology-both plant and animal. Articles handle constitution and keep watch over of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, keep an eye on of cellphone improvement and differentiation, and cellphone transformation and development. Authored via a few of the finest scientists within the box, each one quantity presents updated info and instructions for destiny study.

Planar Cell Polarity During Development: 101 (Current Topics in Developmental Biology)

This new quantity of present subject matters in Developmental Biology covers the realm of Planar cellphone Polarity with contributions from a world board of authors. The 12 chapters supply a finished set of studies masking such subject matters as PCP in Zebra fish, the position of baggy in PCP rules, and PCP in axon pathfinding.

Aging, Reproduction, and the Climacteric

Curiosity in sexuality and reproductive functionality doesn't stop whilst humans start to age. in its place, a brand new set of questions arises. girls need to know whether it is secure to have infants of their overdue thirties and early forties. they wish to understand extra approximately scorching flashes and different indicators of menopause-which ones are risky and that are basically uncomfortable.

Ecology of Plant-Derived Smoke: Its Use in Seed Germination

Ecology of Plant-Derived Smoke is the continuation of the learn and dialogue offered in makes use of & Abuses of Plant-Derived Smoke, released in 2010. either books are the 1st in their variety in what's now an ever-expanding and fascinating box of analysis. This quantity specializes in using plant-derived smoke as a device, used for selling seed germination and progress.

Extra info for Cell Polarity: 26 (Advances in Molecular and Cell Biology)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.28 of 5 – based on 7 votes