Chemotaxis

Methods and Protocols

  • Tian Jin
  • Dale Hereld

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 571)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Derek L. Englert, Arul Jayaraman, Michael D. Manson
    Pages 1-23
  3. Wouter D. Hoff, Michael A. van der Horst, Clara B. Nudel, Klaas J. Hellingwerf
    Pages 25-49
  4. Donat-Peter Häder, Michael Lebert
    Pages 51-65
  5. Sarah J. Annesley, Paul R. Fisher
    Pages 67-76
  6. Peter J. Follette, Robert A. Arkowitz
    Pages 99-110
  7. Paul W. Kriebel, Carole A. Parent
    Pages 111-124
  8. Myeongwoo Lee, Erin J. Cram
    Pages 125-136
  9. Brian Stramer, Will Wood
    Pages 137-149
  10. Jonathan R. Mathias, Kevin B. Walters, Anna Huttenlocher
    Pages 151-166
  11. Arthur Millius, Orion D. Weiner
    Pages 167-177
  12. José Miguel Rodríguez-Frade, Laura Martinez Muñoz, Borja L. Holgado, Mario Mellado
    Pages 179-198
  13. Xuehua Xu, Peter Johnson, Susette C. Mueller
    Pages 209-225
  14. Lorena Hernandez, Tatiana Smirnova, Jeffrey Wyckoff, John Condeelis, Jeffrey E. Segall
    Pages 227-238
  15. William J. Rosoff, Ryan G. McAllister, Geoffrey J. Goodhill, Jeffrey S. Urbach
    Pages 239-254

About this book

Introduction

Fundamental to the development and vital functions of organisms, the migration of motile cells due to the detection of shallow gradients of specific chemical signals in their environments, or chemotaxis, can be clearly seen as a major force in cell biology. In Chemotaxis: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers in the field provide state-of-the-art methods for investigating cell migration behaviors, studying molecular components involved in detecting extracellular signals and directing cell movement, visualizing spatiotemporal dynamics of the components in signaling networks of chemotaxis in real time, and constructing quantitative models that simulate chemoattractant-induced cell responses. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology™ series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.

Comprehensive and cutting-edge, Chemotaxis: Methods and Protocols serves scientists with practical guidance on the diverse methodologies that are currently propelling chemotaxis research forward in order to further our understanding of this vital biological system.

Keywords

Activation Calcium Migration PCR Vivo molecular biology regulation

Editors and affiliations

  • Tian Jin
    • 1
  • Dale Hereld
    • 2
  1. 1.Infectious Diseases (NIAID)National Institute of Allergy andRockvilleU.S.A.
  2. 2.National Institute on Alcohol Abuse &National Institute of HealthBethesdaU.S.A.

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-60761-198-1
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2009
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60761-197-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60761-198-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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