Cell Regulation by Intracellular Signals

  • Stéphane Swillens
  • Jacques E. Dumont

Part of the NATO Advanced Study Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 44)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Joel G. Hardman
    Pages 63-73
  3. Karl H. Jakobs, Günter Schultz
    Pages 75-86
  4. Samuel J. Strada
    Pages 95-108
  5. S. Nicosia, R. Paoletti
    Pages 109-116
  6. R. Barber, R. W. Butcher
    Pages 117-135
  7. André Vandermeers, Marie-Claire Vandermeers-Piret, Jean Christophe
    Pages 219-233
  8. Jaques Otten
    Pages 235-238

About this book

Introduction

In 1980, the IVth International Cyclic Nucleotide Conference was held in Brussels. As this meeting attracted many investigators involved in cyclic nucleotides and calcium role in intracellular regulation, it was thought that this opportunity could be used to organize, prior to the Congress, an in-depth introductory course on the subject. This was carried out as a NATO Advanced Study Institute. The participants included Ph. D. students and M. D. s engaged in a research training, but also fully trained and well known researchers who wanted a refresher course on the whole subject. During the course, most of the participants and lecturers asked to be provided with a text summarizing the basic lectures of the course. This book was therefore conceived as a basic textbook on the regulation and action of intracellular signal molecules, concentrating mainly on cyclic nucleotides and calcium. It was deliberately kept at a basic level. We would therefore be happy if it could be used as an introduction for interested M. D. s or Ph. D. s working in other fields or entering this field and as a general refresher for researchers interested in the subject. For this reason, very general schemes have been asked of the authors, along with reading lists of available reviews rather than extensive bibliographies. The editors should like to thank the NATO Scientific Affairs Committee for having supported the course and Mrs. Gh. Wilmes who prepared the manuscripts. S. SWILLENS J. E.

Keywords

calcium cancer cell cortex cytoskeleton interferon metabolism molecule prostaglandins regulation research skeleton training viruses

Editors and affiliations

  • Stéphane Swillens
    • 1
  • Jacques E. Dumont
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Brussels Medical SchoolBrusselsBelgium

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-7718-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-7720-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-7718-4
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