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Cell Growth and Cholesterol Esters : Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit - Alessandra Pani

Cell Growth and Cholesterol Esters

Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit

By: Alessandra Pani (Editor), Sandra Dessi (Editor)

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Published: 31st December 2003
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This volume is devoted to cancer and atherosclerosis, two of the most important proliferative pathologies in the world today. This book provides a useful point of reference on the mechanisms that link cholesterol esters to cell proliferation, summarizing the latest advances both in basic science and clinical research.

This book will be of undoubted value to biomedical students and teachers, as well as those actively engaged in research on cholesterol metabolism, cancer, and atherosclerosis.

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Overview - Intracellular Cholesterol Homeostasis: Old and New Playersp. 1
Role of Mevalonate Derivatives in Cell Cycle Progressionp. 13
Cholesterol Esters and Cell Growth: Coregulation in Animal Modelsp. 25
Cholesterol Metabolism in Human Tumorsp. 35
The Mobilization of Cholesterol Released at Sites of Tissue Injuryp. 50
Cholesterol Esters and Cell Growth in Human Lymphocytes: Possible Implication of P-gp Modulatorsp. 65
Cholesterol Esterification and MDR1-P-gp in Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cells: Functional Relationshipsp. 72
MDR-1, Cell Growth and Cholesterol Esterificationp. 81
Involvement of Cholesterol Ester Cycle in the Progression of Atherosclerosisp. 98
Role of Cholesterol Esterification in the Modulation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell (VSMC) Cyclep. 111
MDR, Cell Growth and Cholesterol Esterification: Implications for Cancer Therapyp. 122
Indexp. 135
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ISBN: 9780306482366
ISBN-10: 0306482363
Series: Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 137
Published: 31st December 2003
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.87