Calcium and Calcium Binding Proteins

Molecular and Functional Aspects

  • Charles Gerday
  • L. Bolis
  • R. Gilles

Part of the Proceedings in Life Sciences book series (LIFE SCIENCES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XI
  2. Introductory Lecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Calcium Binding Proteins in Muscle Tissues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 21-21
    2. M. W. Berchtold
      Pages 40-43
    3. S. Marston, W. Lehman, C. Moody, K. Pritchard, C. Smith
      Pages 69-81
    4. M. P. Walsh, G. C. Scott-Woo, M. S. Lim, C. Sutherland, Ph. K. Ngai
      Pages 82-90
  4. Calcium Binding Proteins in Non-Muscle Tissues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. C. W. Heizmann
      Pages 93-101
    3. L. J. Van Eldik, D. B. Zimmer
      Pages 114-127
    4. J. P. MacManus, L. M. Brewer, M. F. Gillen
      Pages 128-138
  5. Calmodulin in the Regulation of Cellular Activity

  6. Calcium in Different Biological Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. R. M. Case, T.-A. Ansah, S. Dho, A. Miziniak, L. Wilson
      Pages 211-219
    3. S. Salvatori, M. Bravin, A. Margreth
      Pages 228-235
    4. J. Meldolesi, A. Malgaroli, A. Pandiella, A. Ambrosini, L. M. Vicentini, D. Milani et al.
      Pages 236-242
    5. M. Wibo, T. Godfraind
      Pages 243-254
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 255-259

About these proceedings


The idea of Professors Bolis and Gilles to gather together for a 3 days' meeting in the splendid environment of Crans-Montana in Switzerland a limited number of people around the subject of calcium and calcium bind­ ing proteins seemed at first particularly attractive, and when they asked me to take charge of the scientific organization of the symposium, I accepted with enthusiasm. It rapidly became clear that the major problem would be the selection of the topics, since it was impossible to cover completely and in depth such a broad and dynamic area of research. In our view, one imperative was to associate as intimately as possible the structural and the functional aspects of the areas covered. Apart from one whole day focused on the fascinating roles played by calmodulin in cellular activities, the other sessions were devoted to calmodulin-related calcium binding proteins in muscle and non­ muscle tissues and to some selected biological systems such as mitochondria, secretory cells or sarcoplasmic reticulum in which calcium also plays a crucial role. The presentations were made by leading investigators in their field. Some of them do not, however, appear in the present volume, for which there are two reasons: first, some of the contributions were somewhat outside the scope of the book; second, three speakers, for valid reasons, simply found no opportunity to write a manuscript in the allotted time.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Charles Gerday
    • 1
  • L. Bolis
    • 2
  • R. Gilles
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratory of Muscle Biochemistry, Institute of Chemistry B6University of LiègeLiègeBelgium
  2. 2.Institute of General PhysiologyUniversity of MessinaMessinaItaly
  3. 3.Laboratory of Animal PhysiologyUniversity of LiègeLiègeBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-73044-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-73042-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0172-6625
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