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Growth Factors and Their Receptors in Cancer Metastasis : Applied Optimization - Wen G. Jiang

Growth Factors and Their Receptors in Cancer Metastasis

Applied Optimization

By: Wen G. Jiang (Editor), K. Matsumoto (Editor), T. Nakamura (Editor)

Hardcover Published: October 2001
ISBN: 9780792371410
Number Of Pages: 303

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Written by experts worldwide, this book provides the current knowledge of growth factors and their receptors in cancer metastasis. It covers basic cellular and molecular biology of growth factors and their receptors, as well as their role in cancer and cancer metastasis in clinical settings. The book is intended for cancer biologists, cell biologists, biochemists, geneticists, oncologists, surgeons and physicians. It is also a valuable reference for those who work in the area of cancer research, cancer therapies, cancer care, pharmaceutical industry. Postgraduates and undergraduates who pursue a research career in cancer and growth factors will find it an extremely useful reference book.

Contributorsp. vii
The Role of Leukemia Inhibitory Factor in Cancer and Cancer Metastasisp. 1
Interleukin-2 and Its Receptors in Human Solid Tumours: Immunobiology and Clinical Significancep. 27
Interleukin-8 and Angiogenesisp. 51
The Role of Interleukin-11 in the Formation of Bone Metastasesp. 67
Therapeutic Potential of Adenovirus Mediated Interleukin-12 Gene Therapy for Prostate Cancerp. 79
Fibroblast Growth Factors and Their Receptors in Metastases of Prostate and Other Urological Cancersp. 93
Insulin-Like Growth Factor Axis Elements in Breast Cancer Progressionp. 107
The Role of Platelet Derived Growth Factor (PDGF) and Its Receptors in Cancer and Metastasisp. 167
TGF[beta] receptor Signaling in Cancer and Metastasisp. 187
VEGF-C/VEGFRS and Cancer Metastasisp. 223
HGF-c-met receptor Pathway in Tumor Invasion-Metastasis and Potential Cancer Treatment with NK4p. 241
Growth Factor Receptors and Cell Adhesion Complexes in Cytoskeletal Assembly/Anchoragep. 277
Indexp. 291
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ISBN: 9780792371410
ISBN-10: 0792371410
Series: Applied Optimization
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 303
Published: October 2001
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.62

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