2011

Cell Fusions

Regulation and Control

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ISBN: 978-90-481-9771-2 (Print) 978-90-481-9772-9 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

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    Pages 1-9

    Regulation and Control of Cell–Cell Fusions

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    Pages 11-39

    Retroviruses and Cell Fusions: Overview

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    Pages 41-61

    Retroviral Membrane Fusions: Regulation by Proteolytic Processing and Cellular Factors

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    Pages 63-115

    A Comparative Portrait of Retroviral Fusogens and Syncytins

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    Pages 117-137

    Syncytins: Molecular Aspects

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    Pages 139-170

    Role of the Actin Cytoskeleton Within FuRMAS During Drosophila Myoblast Fusion and First Functionally Conserved Factors in Vertebrates

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    Pages 171-184

    Role of CD9 in Sperm-Egg Fusion and Its General Role in Fusion Phenomena

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    Pages 185-201

    Gamete Binding and Fusion

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    Pages 203-217

    Mechanisms Regulating Human Trophoblast Fusion

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    Pages 219-231

    Macrophage Fusion: The Making of a New Cell

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    Pages 233-248

    Molecules Regulating Macrophage Fusions

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    Pages 249-265

    Current Progress Towards Understanding Mechanisms of Myoblast Fusion in Mammals

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    Pages 267-275

    The Endogenous Envelope Protein Syncytin Is Involved in Myoblast Fusion

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    Pages 277-314

    Cell Fusion and Stem Cells

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    Pages 315-350

    Cell Fusion and Dendritic Cell-Based Vaccines

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    Pages 351-394

    Cancer Cell Fusion with Myeloid Cells: Implications for Energy Metabolism in Malignant Hybrids

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    Pages 395-426

    Cell–Cell Fusions and Human Endogenous Retroviruses in Cancer

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 427-436