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Title CCN proteins : a new family of cell growth and differentiation regulators / editors, Bernard Perbal and Masaharu Takigawa
Published London ; Hackensack, NJ : Imperial College Press, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xi, 311 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Preface; Chapter 1 The CCN Family of Proteins: An Overview Bernard Perbal and Masaharu Takigawa; Chapter 2 Roles of CCN2/CTGF in the Control of Growth and Regeneration Masaharu Takigawa, Takashi Nishida and Satoshi Kubota; Chapter 3 Integrin-Mediated CCN Functions Lester F. Lau and Stephen C.-T. Lam; Chapter 4 Expression and Roles of CCN2 During Odontogenesis Manabu Kanyama, Tsuyoshi Shimo, Changshan Wu, Hiroki Sugito, Masahiro Iwamoto, Maurizio Pacifici and Eiki Koyama; Chapter 5 CCN Genes and the Kidney Bruce L. Riser, Sujatha Karoor and Darryl R. Peterson
Summary The CCN Proteins are thought to play key roles in the biology ofnormal cell, tissue, organ, and body, and altered expression of CCNproteins is associated with several pathologies, including fibrosisand cancer. Because of its importance, the CCN field is expanding at afast pace
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cell differentiation -- Molecular aspects.
Protein-protein interactions.
Growth factors.
Cell differentiation.
Immediate-Early Proteins
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Growth Substances
Cell Differentiation
Cell Proliferation
MEDICAL -- Biochemistry.
Cell differentiation
Cell differentiation -- Molecular aspects
Growth factors
Protein-protein interactions
Form Electronic book
Author Perbal, Bernard V
Takigawa, Masaharu
ISBN 1860946895