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Cell motility

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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory , [Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.]
Cells -- Motility -- Congre
Statementedited by R. Goldman, T. Pollard, J. Rosenbaum.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesCold Spring Harbor conferences on cell proliferation ;, v. 3
ContributionsGoldman, Robert D., 1939-, Pollard, Thomas D. 1942-, Rosenbaum, Joel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQH647 .C44
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. (xiv, 1373, 30 p.) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4886624M
ISBN 100879691174
LC Control Number76017144

Coupling these insights with complementary advances in genetic and biochemical methods is enabling scientists to understand the processes involved in cell motility - from molecular motors to cell movements in vivo in a range of organisms and cell types.

This book features landmark essays that provide an up to date and fascinating account of current research and concepts in cell motility. Coupling these insights with complementary advances in genetic and biochemical methods is enabling scientists to understand the processes involved in cell motility - from molecular motors to cell movements in vivo in a range of organisms and cell types.

This book features landmark essays that provide an up to date and fascinating account of current research and concepts in cell Price: Cell motility book About this book. Cell motility is a fascinating example of cell behavior which is fundamentally important to a number of biological and pathological processes.

It is based on a complex self-organized mechano-chemical machine consisting of cytoskeletal filaments and molecular motors. His research interests include neurobiology, cell biology, and the emerging field of computational cell biology.

He is a co-author of the best-selling texts Molecular Biology of the Cell motility book and Essential Cell Biology by Alberts et by: This book is directed at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students-and their teachers-who are involved in those areas of cell biology which require a basic knowledge of cytoskeletal structure, parti­ cularly with respect to cell motility.

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It contains a core of basic information on the. About this book Introduction Cell motility is a fascinating example of cell behavior which is fundamentally important to a number of biological and pathological processes.

Cutting-edge and comprehensive, T-Cell Motility: Methods and Protocols is an essential resource for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and principal investigators working in the fields Cell motility book immunology, T-cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, and imaging.

Cell motility is one of the crowning achievements of evolution. Primitive cells were probably immobile, carried by currents in the primordial milieu. With the evolution of multicellular organisms, primitive organs were formed by migrations of single cells and groups of cells from distant parts of the by: 3.

Cell motility has a number of classical themes that are well represented in this book. Many of these areas have been studied since the beginnings of the field and include actin dynamics, cell adhesion, chemotaxis, myosin motor function, and membrane : James E. Bear. Protists may have animal-like cell membranes, plant-like cell walls, or may be covered by a pellicle.

Some protists are heterotrophs and ingest food by phagocytosis, while other types of protists are photoautotrophs and store energy via photosynthesis. Most protists are motile and generate movement with cilia, flagella, or pseudopodia.

Cell biology is a multidisciplinary scientific field that its modern expansion in new knowledge. This book is a compilation of inspiring reviews/original studies, which are divided into sections: New Methods in Cell Biology, Molecular and Cellular Regulatory Mechanisms, and Cellular Basis of Disease and Therapy.

This book concretely indicates where the future challenges lie concerning the mechanisms of muscle contraction and motility of non-muscle cells." —Prof.

Shin'ichi Ishiwata, Waseda University, Japan "Muscle contraction and related mechanisms of cell motility are covered in many biochemistry, cell biology, and physiology texts. Specific examples of cell motility include: • movement of chromosomes during mitosis The first four bulleted points are examples of cell movement, while the last three bulleted points are examples of "intracellular motility.".

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the current progress in muscle contraction and cell motility research. It discusses structural, mechanical, and biochemical characteristics of skeletal, cardiac, and smooth muscles, and cell motility.

The experimental objects of the studies described in this volume extend from humans to by: 1. Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton is an international journal published twelve times a year specializing in the rapid publication of articles concerning all phenomena related to cell motility.

Much of the work on microtubule-actin interactions in cell motility has been done through research on the neuronal growth cone, which is sometimes referred to as a cell on a leash, because it acts almost independently like a crawling cell, searching for the proper pathway to lead its axon from the cell body to its proper synaptic connection (A.W.

Schaefer et al, Dev. Cell). Cell motility is the capacity of cells to translocate onto a solid substratum. This behavior is often a hallmark of fibroblastic cells. In epithelial cells, cell motility occurs after the dissociation of a cell from its neighboring cell(s) and after the modification of its position relative to other cells or a solid substrate.

In the true spirit of Michael Abercrombie's pioneering studies on cell locomotion, the Fifth Abercrombie's Symposium on Cell Behaviour — held in St Catherine's College at Oxford University Cited by: This book, “Cell Motility in Cancer Invasion and Metastasis”, is the fifth contribution in the Series “Cancer Metastasis – Biology and Treatment”.

Here, we focus neither on a molecule or set of molecules nor on a tissue, but on a cell behavior – motility. As the research community as a wholeFile Size: 6MB. Purchase The Chlamydomonas Sourcebook: Cell Motility and Behavior - 2nd Edition.

Print Book & E-Book. ISBNCell Motility, Vol. 3—Book A: Motility, Muscle and Non-Muscle Cells; Book B: Actin, Myosin and Associated Proteins; Book C: Microtubules and Related Proteins. Cell Movements vividly describes how complex movements can arise from the properties and behaviors of biological molecules.

This second edition is updated throughout with recent advances in the field and has a completely revised and redrawn artwork program.

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The text is suitable for advanced undergraduates as well as for professionals wishing for an overview of this field. This section of Cells on “Cell Motility and Adhesion” encompasses studies of molecules, events and mechanisms in both intracellular and extracellular contexts, as well as those occurring at the cell.

Specific examples of cell motility include: movement of cells from one location in an embryo to another during embryonic development. migration of cells into a wound during wound healing.

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contraction of a muscle cell that is the fundamental process responsible for muscle contraction. Cell motility and migration are essential for the development and maintenance of multicellular organisms and are also required in many important physiological processes such as embryological development, axon guidance, wound healing, tissue regeneration, and dissemination of malignant tumors.

During the life of a fully differentiated organism Cited by:   This volume reviews virtually everything that is known about cell motility and behavior in Chlamydomonas. World experts in each area focus on mitosis and cytokinesis; flagellar assembly and motility; intraflagellar transport, and more will use this reference as a guide for understanding human diseases of the : George Witman.

This book provides an authoritative overview of the fundamental biological facts, theoretical models, and current experimental developments in cell motility. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. This book features landmark essays that provide an up to date and fascinating account of current research and concepts in cell cover the roles of molecular motors that drive movement and their interactions with the cytoskeleton as well as membrane dynamics that allow cells to change shape and to move.

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Cell Motility by Peter Lenz,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. I would like to relate these cytoplasmic changes to motility (ie if a cell has a certain actin-related features it is actively moving), so is to quantity the number of "motile" cells in a field.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Cell Motility and Behavior Vol.

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