2010

Actin-based Motility

Cellular, Molecular and Physical Aspects

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ISBN: 978-90-481-9300-4 (Print) 978-90-481-9301-1 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Cellular Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-33

      Elementary Cellular Processes Driven by Actin Assembly: Lamellipodia and Filopodia

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      Pages 35-57

      Coupling Membrane Dynamics to Actin Polymerization

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      Pages 59-84

      Endocytic Control of Actin-based Motility

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      Pages 85-101

      Actin in Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis

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      Pages 103-124

      Actin Cytoskeleton and the Dynamics of Immunological Synapse

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      Pages 125-164

      Actin-based Motile Processes in Tumor Cell Invasion

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      Pages 165-185

      Actin-based Chromosome Movements in Cell Division

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      Pages 187-209

      Roles for Actin Dynamics in Cell Movements During Development

  3. Molecular Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 211-211

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      Pages 213-235

      Regulation of the Cytoplasmic Actin Monomer Pool in Actin-based Motility

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      Pages 237-254

      From Molecules to Movement: In Vitro Reconstitution of Self-Organized Actin-based Motile Processes

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      Pages 255-277

      The WASP-Homology 2 Domain and Cytoskeleton Assembly

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      Pages 279-316

      Formin-Mediated Actin Assembly

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      Pages 317-333

      Visualization of Individual Actin Filament Assembly

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      Pages 335-356

      Movement of Cargo in Bacterial Cytoplasm: Bacterial Actin Dynamics Drives Plasmid Segregation

  4. Physical Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 357-357

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 359-379

      Protrusive Forces Generated by Dendritic Actin Networks During Cell Crawling

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      Pages 381-412

      Mathematical and Physical Modeling of Actin Dynamics in Motile Cells

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 413-431

      Force Production by Actin Assembly: Simplified Experimental Systems for a Thorough Modeling

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 433-435