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Cell function anddifferentiation

Federation of European Biochemical Societies. Special Meeting on Cell Function and Differentiation

Cell function anddifferentiation

proceedings of the special FEBS Meeting on Cell Function and Differentiation, Athens, April, 25-29, 1982

by Federation of European Biochemical Societies. Special Meeting on Cell Function and Differentiation

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Published by Alan R. Liss in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditors, G. Akoyunoglou... (et al.). Part B, Biogenesis of energy transducing membranes and membrane and protein energetics.
SeriesFEBS -- 65, Progress in clinical and biological research -- 102B
ContributionsAkoyunoglou, George.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20929846M
ISBN 100845101668

Depending on which APC-secreted cytokines interact with an activated helper T cell, the cell may differentiate into a T helper 1 (T H 1) cell, a T helper 2 (T H 2) cell, or a memory helper T cell. The two types of helper T cells are relatively short-lived effector cells, meaning that they perform various functions of the immediate immune response. This book presents the current state of knowledge on the origin and differentiation of cell lines involved in the development of the vertebrate male and female gonads with particular emphasis on the mouse. It also discusses the processes leading to the testis- and ovary-specific structures and individual chapters review the origin and differentiation of the somatic.

  Basement Membranes: Cell and Molecular Biology brings together the most important research developments of the past 45 years that have enriched our knowledge and contributed to a better understanding of the biochemistry and cell and molecular biology of basement membranes. It describes the studies that shed light on the ultrastructural organization, the biosynthesis of the macromolecular. CD9 appears to function in B cell activation and differentiation based on its expression in specific B cell subsets and its functional interaction with CD CD9 is reported as a cell surface marker of B-1 B cells, MZ B cells, and plasma cells, but the development of these B cell subsets as well as the humoral immune responses to antigens.

The B-cell co-receptor, made up of CD21 (complement receptor 2), CD19, and CD81, cooperates with the B-cell receptor in B-cell activation and increases the sensitivity of the B cell to antigen ,fold. CD21 binds to iC3b and C3d, factor I cleavage products of C3b, deposited on the surface of a pathogen or on soluble antigens.   Henrietta Lacks' cells were essential in developing the polio vaccine and were used in scientific landmarks such as cloning, gene mapping and in .


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Early studies in Drosophila Cell function anddifferentiation book instrumental in delineating a role for caspases in cell fate and differentiation.

Loss-of-function mutation of the Drosophila Apaf-1 ortholog, dark, reduces Cited by:   A cell that can differentiate into all types of cells that make up the body is known as pluripotent cell.

These cells are known as embryonic stem cells in animals and mammals. A cell that can differentiate into almost any kind of cell type, including placental cells is known as totipotent cell.

All cells presumably derive from stem cells and obtain their functions as they mature. Cellular composition is often modeled as a hierarchical scheme with stem cells at the top of the hierarchy.

Mathematical models of cell differentiation consider the proliferation, death, and differentiation of an appropriately distinguished cell population. Micro-patterned surfaces have been broadly used to control the morphology of stem cells for investigation of the influence of physiochemical and biological cues on stem cell functions.

Different structures of micro-patterned surfaces can be prepared by photolithography through designing the photomask : Guoping Chen, Naoki Kawazoe. Stem cell, an undifferentiated cell that can divide to produce some offspring cells that continue as stem cells and some cells that are destined to differentiate (become specialized).

Stem cells are an ongoing source of the differentiated cells that make up the tissues and organs of animals and plants. There is great interest in stem cells because they have potential in the development of.

Researchers are studying how to control the growth and differentiation of embryonic stem cells. Embryonic stem cells might also trigger an immune response in which the recipient's body attacks the stem cells as foreign invaders, or the stem cells might simply fail to function.

Los Angeles, CA, USA – Scientists from the USC Stem Cell laboratories of Neil Segil and Justin Ichida are whispering the secrets of a simpler way to generate the sensory cells of the inner ear.

Their approach uses direct reprogramming to produce sensory cells known as “hair cells,” due to their hair-like protrusions that sense sound waves. Membrane fluidity is considered a key parameter influencing biological function of cells, such as cell adhesion, migration and differentiation properties are of particular importance in.

Hepatic immune function is compromised during cirrhosis. This study investigated the immune features of liver sinusoidal endothelial cells (LSECs) in two experimental models of cirrhosis.

Dendritic cells, hepatic macrophages, and LSECs were isolated from carbon tetrachloride and bile duct-ligated rats. Gene expression of innate receptors, bacterial internalization, co-stimulatory molecules.

hCG is a term referring to 4 independent molecules, each produced by separate cells and each having completely separate functions. These are hCG produced by villous syncytiotrophoblast cells, hyperglycosylated hCG produced by cytotrophoblast cells, free beta-subunit made by multiple primary non-trophoblastic malignancies, and pituitary hCG made by the gonadotrope cells of the anterior.

Methyl-CpG binding protein 2 (MECP2) is a protein that specifically binds methylated DNA, thus regulating transcription and chromatin organization. Mutations in the gene have been identified as the principal cause of Rett syndrome, a severe neurological disorder.

Although the role of MECP2 has been extensively studied in nervous tissues, still very little is known about its function and cell. Lamin A/C, intermediate filament proteins from the nuclear lamina encoded by the LMNA gene, play a central role in mediating the mechanosignaling of cytoskeletal forces into nucleus.

In fact, this mechanotransduction process is essential to ensure the proper functioning of other tasks also mediated by lamin A/C: the structural support of the nucleus and the regulation of gene expression.

The close association of follicular dendritic cells (FDCs) and germinal-centre B cells has fostered the idea that B-cell recognition of retained antigen that is presented on the surface of FDCs is.

Osamu Hayashi (September 21st ). Proliferation and Differentiation of Hematopoietic Cells and Preservation of Immune Functions, Blood Cell - An Overview of Studies in Hematology, Terry E. Moschandreou, IntechOpen, DOI: / Available from.

Another B cell will bump into this virus and it won't attach. And maybe several thousands of B cells will bump into this virus and it won't attach, but since I have so many B cells having so many different combinations of these variable portions on these receptors, eventually one of these B cells is going to bond.

Maybe it's this one. Immunohistochemical localization of a macrophage-specific antigen in developing mouse retina: phagocytosis of dying neurons and differentiation of microglial cells to form a regular array in the plexiform layers.

Cell Biol. 97, – [PMC free article] [Google Scholar] Hutchins K. D., Dickson D. W., Rashbaum W. K., Lyman W. We also discuss available data on the phenotype and function of human ILproducing B cells. Finally, we detail throughout the text the recently identified relationship between ILproducing B cells and antibody-secreting cells, which demonstrates that plasmablasts/plasma cells can have antibody-independent functions.

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xxii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: Chapter 1. Cellular differentiation, cell lineages, and transposable genetic cassettes in yeast / Ira Herskowitz --Chapter globulin gene rearrangement and expression during lymphocyte development / Rolf Joho, et al.

--Chapter Transcription by RNA polymerase III. The editor has incorporated scientific contributions from a diverse group of leading researchers in the field of hematology and related blood cell research. This book aims to provide an overview of current knowledge pertaining to our understanding of hematology.

The main subject areas will include blood cell morphology and function, the pathophysiology and genetics of hematological. Menin and the Cell Cycle. Menin is a nuclear protein in nondividing (interphase) cells 1, 2 and it is only in mitosis when the nuclear membrane has dissolved that menin appears in the cytoplasm.

3 At this time it may be associated with cytoskeletal elements. Menin interacts with nonmuscle myosin II-A heavy chain (NMHC II-A) that mediates alterations occurring in cytokinesis and cell shape. In parallel with studies of cancer cells, we are investigating basic molecular mechanisms that control cell development, differentiation and function.

We employ diverse model organisms from humans to mice, fish frogs and fruit flies in order to study the function and regulation of the genome.Basic Cell and Molecular Biology. This book is a very comprehensive text for understanding cell biology.

Topics covered includes: Details of Protein Structure, Bioenergetics, Enzyme Catalysis and Kinetics, Glycolysis, the Krebs Cycle and the Atkins Diet, Electron Transport, Oxidative Phosphorylation and Photosynthesis, DNA Structure, Chromosomes and Chromatin, Details of DNA Replication and.Without realizing their function or importance, Hook coined the term “cell” based on the resemblance of the small subdivisions in the cork to the rooms that monks inhabited, called cells.

About ten years later, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek became the first person to observe living and moving cells under a .