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Calcium and Cellular Metabolism

Transport and Regulation

  • J. R. Sotelo
  • J. C. Benech

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Ernesto Carafoli
    Pages 1-15
  3. Rodolfo Llinás, Mutsuyuki Sugimori, Robert Silver
    Pages 17-23
  4. Lars Cleeman, Wei Wang, Martin Morad
    Pages 25-36
  5. Osvaldo D. Uchitel, Eleonora Katz
    Pages 37-46
  6. Gonzalo Ferreira, Pablo Artigas, Rafael De Armas, Gonzalo Pizarro, Gustavo Brum
    Pages 47-57
  7. Ramón Latorre, Enrico Stefani, Ligia Toro
    Pages 59-71
  8. Ernesto Carafoli, Danilo Guerini
    Pages 73-84
  9. Monique Orind, Karen Wagner-Souza, Raquel C. Maia, Vivian M. Rumjanek
    Pages 117-124
  10. J. R. Sotelo, J. M. Verdes, A. Kun, J. C. Benech, J. R. A. Sotelo Silveira, A. Calliari
    Pages 125-142
  11. Antonio Giuditta, Mariana Crispino, Carla Perrone Capano
    Pages 143-153
  12. Juan Claudio Benech, Mariana Crispino, Barry B. Kaplan, Antonio Giuditta
    Pages 155-162
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 163-166

About this book

Introduction

When we began to organize the workshop "Calcium and Cellular Metabolism: Transport and Regulation" the goal we had in mind was to put together the knowledge of 2 several specialists on Ca + homeostasis, with various examples of cellular metabolisms 2 2 (such as protein synthesis), regulated by Ca + ions. Regarding the homeostasis of Ca + ions, we invited Ernesto Carafoli to write the first chapter as a general state-of-the-art introductory review. On the other hand, the other chapters are the contribution of different specialists on membrane calcium transport mechanisms, aiming to reunite at least in part the wide field of calcium homeostasis. We roughly try to group chapters that share similar subjects. The first group of chapters (Chapters 2 to 6), are mainly related to calcium channels. Thus, Chapter 2 by Rodolfo Llimis et a!. describes a new concept related to the dimen­ sions of the calcium action domain at the inner mouth of calcium channels in the squid gi­ ant synapse and its relationship to neurotransmitter release. Chapter 3 by Martin Morad et a!. informs us about new ways of identifying and measuring, by confocal microscopy, in­ dividual sites where calcium release occurs in ventricular myocytes. In the same group Osvaldo Uchitel and Eleonora Katz classify and evaluate the variety of calcium channels at the neuromuscular junction, in Chapter 4. Chapter 5 by Gustavo Brum et a!.

Keywords

ATP Calcium axon metabolism muscle neurotransmitter phosphorylation protein protein synthesis skeletal muscle synthesis tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • J. R. Sotelo
    • 1
  • J. C. Benech
    • 1
  1. 1.Instituto de Investigaciones Biológicas Clemente EstableMontevideoUruguay

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