International Review of Cytology

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Elsevier, May 30, 2002 - Science - 298 pages
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International Review of Cytology presents current advances and comprehensive reviews in cell biology--both plant and animal. Articles in this volume address topics such as amphibians as models for the study of endocrine disruptors; the structure and function of the Entamoeba histoytica Gal/GalNAc lectin; epigenetic mechanisms for the primary differentiation in mammalian embryos; glycocalyx of lung epithelial cells; molecular and cellular mechanisms involved in the generation of fiber diversity during myogenesis; and the leukocyte cytoskeleton in cell migration and immune interactions. Authored by some of the foremost scientists in the field, each volume provides up-to-date information and directions for future research.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Amphibians as a Model for the Study of Endocrine Disruptors
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Chapter 2 Structure and Function of the Entamoeba histolytica GalGalNAc lectin
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Chapter 3 Epigenetic Mechanisms for Primary Differentiation in Mammalian Embryos
81
Chapter 4 Glycocalyx of Lung Epithelial Cells
131
Chapter 5 Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Involved in the Generation of Fiber Diversity during Myogenesis
175
Chapter 6 The Leukocyte Cytoskeleton in Cell Migration and Immune Interactions
233
Index
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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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