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Author Bisen, Prakash S

Title Biology of Oral Cancer : Key Apoptotic Regulators
Published CRC Press (an imprint of Taylor & Francis), 2013


Description 1 online resource
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1 -- Cancer: A Worldwide Menace; Chapter 2 -- Oral Cancer; Chapter 3 -- Proliferative and Apoptotic Signaling in Oral Cancer; Chapter 4 -- Apoptotic Regulations; Chapter 5 -- Dynamics of p53 in Oral Cancer; Chapter 6 -- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Potential of Apoptotic Marker; Chapter 7 -- Expression and Regulation of Survivin; Chapter 8 -- Therapeutics of Survivin; Chapter 9 -- Molecular Diagnosis of Oral Cancer; Glossary; Back Cover
Summary Cancer is a class of disease or disorders characterized by uncontrolled division of cells and the ability of these cells to invade other tissues. One new approach in dealing with cancer is through apoptotic regulators, which is the process of controlling cell growth by abnormally prolonging cell survival, facilitating the accumulation of transforming mutations and promoting resistance. This book uses oral cancers as the specific means to demonstrate this technique with this particular type of cancer, which is quite prevalent (and deadly) in India and other parts of Asia, in particular
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Apoptosis.
Mouth -- Cancer.
Mouth Neoplasms
Mouth -- Cancer.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1299710298