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Author Malyshev, Igor (Professor)

Title Immunity, tumors and aging : the role of HSP70 / Igor Malyshev
Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (144 pages)
Series SpringerBriefs in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ; v. 6
SpringerBriefs in biochemistry and molecular biology.
Contents A General Description of HSPs, The Molecular Structure of HSP70 and The HSP70 Cycle -- The Functions of HSP70 in Normal Cells -- HSP70 in Damaged Cells -- Mechanisms of Activation and Inactivation of HSP70 Synthesis -- HSP70 in the Immune Responses -- HSP70 in Carcinogenesis -- HSP70 in aging -- The role of HSP70 in the protection of: (A) The brain in alzheimer's disease and (B) The heart in cardiac surgery
Summary The book is dedicated to the topical area of biology and medicine and the role of stress proteins HSP70 in the regulation of intracellular protein homeostasis, signaling transduction and cell protection. The book is divided into chapters, which describe the discovery of HSP70 and its molecular structure, the mechanism of the synthesis and function in normal and damaged cells, examine the role of HSP70 in immunity, cancerogenesis, aging, Alzheimer's disease and cardiac surgery
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Heat shock proteins.
Heat-Shock Proteins.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012954380
ISBN 9789400759435 (electronic bk.)
9400759436 (electronic bk.)
9781299198234 (MyiLibrary)
1299198236 (MyiLibrary)