Volume 60 2012

Adherens Junctions: from Molecular Mechanisms to Tissue Development and Disease

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4185-0 (Print) 978-94-007-4186-7 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VI

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    An Introduction to Adherens Junctions: From Molecular Mechanisms to Tissue Development and Disease

  3. How AJs Evolved

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 7-7

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 9-35

      Evolution of the Cadherin–Catenin Complex

  4. How Cadherins and Catenins Interact to Assemble AJs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 39-62

      The Three-Dimensional Structure of the Cadherin–Catenin Complex

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-88

      Biophysics of Cadherin Adhesion

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 89-108

      Adherens Junction Assembly

  5. How AJs Interface with Other Cellular Machinery

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 109-109

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 111-135

      The Cytoskeleton and Classical Cadherin Adhesions

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 137-170

      Immunoglobulin Superfamily Receptors and Adherens Junctions

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 171-196

      Signaling from the Adherens Junction

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      Pages 197-222

      Adherens Junction Turnover: Regulating Adhesion Through Cadherin Endocytosis, Degradation, and Recycling

  6. How AJs Affect Cell Behaviour and Multicellular Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 223-223

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 225-249

      Adherens Junctions During Cell Migration

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      Pages 251-277

      Adherens Junctions and Cadherins in Drosophila Development

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 279-299

      Adherens Junctions in C. elegans Embryonic Morphogenesis

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 301-320

      Cadherin Function During Xenopus Gastrulation

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      Pages 321-355

      Adherens Junctions in Mammalian Development, Homeostasis and Disease: Lessons from Mice

  7. How AJs Affect Tissue Homeostasis and Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 357-357

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 359-377

      Adherens Junctions and Stem Cells

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 379-414

      Adherens Junctions and Cancer

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 415-425

      Adherens Junctions and Pathogen Entry

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    Book Chapter

    Pages E1-E1

    Erratum

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 427-431