2006

From Melanocytes to Melanoma

The Progression to Malignancy

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-459-3 (Print) 978-1-59259-994-3 (Online)

Table of contents (37 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Melanocyte Development and Function

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-26

      The Origin and Development of Neural Crest-Derived Melanocytes

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      Pages 27-49

      MITF

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      Pages 51-69

      MITF

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      Pages 71-80

      Melanocytes and the Transcription Factor Sox10

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      Pages 81-100

      Human Cutaneous Pigmentation

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      Pages 101-115

      Melanocyte Distribution and Function in Human Skin

  3. Melanocyte Transformation and Progression to Melanoma

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      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 119-147

      Altered Signal Transduction in Melanoma

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      Pages 149-167

      BRN2 in Melanocytic Cell Development, Differentiation, and Transformation

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      Pages 169-181

      The Dynamic Roles of Cell-Surface Receptors in Melanoma Development

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      Pages 183-196

      Familial Melanoma Genes, Melanocyte Immortalization, and Melanoma Initiation

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      Pages 197-209

      Genetic Progression From Melanocyte to Malignant Melanoma

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      Pages 211-222

      The Multiple Roles of the Oncogenic Protein SKI in Human Malignant Melanoma

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      Pages 223-245

      RB/E2F Regulation and Dual Activity in the Melanocytic System

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      Pages 247-263

      Melanoma Development and Pigment Cell Transformation

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      Pages 265-290

      The Biology and Genetics of Melanoma

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      Pages 291-310

      The Biology of Xeroderma Pigmentosum

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      Pages 311-327

      Divergent Pathways to Cutaneous Melanoma

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      Pages 329-345

      Pigmentation, DNA Repair, and Candidate Genes

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      Pages 347-364

      Low-Penetrance Genotypes, Pigmentation Phenotypes, and Melanoma Etiology

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      Pages 365-398

      The Biology of Melanoma Progression

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