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Cellular Trafficking of Cell Stress Proteins in Health and Disease

  • Brian Henderson
  • A. Graham Pockley

Part of the Heat Shock Proteins book series (HESP, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-1
  2. Lawrence E. Hightower, Emily J. Noonan
    Pages 1-11
  3. Ugo Moens, Sergiy Kostenko
    Pages 43-74
  4. Zsolt Török, Ana-Maria Pilbat, Imre Gombos, Enikö Hocsák, Balázs Sümegi, Ibolya Horváth et al.
    Pages 75-85
  5. J. Paul Chapple, David A. Parfitt, Daniel C. Campbell
    Pages 87-101
  6. Stuart K Calderwood, Ayesha Murshid
    Pages 103-113
  7. Alexzander Asea, Appukuttan R. Pradeep, Punit Kaur
    Pages 115-124
  8. Yoichi Osawa, William B. Pratt, Yoshihiro Morishima, Andrew P. Lieberman
    Pages 125-150
  9. Martha Triantafilou, Kathy Triantafilou
    Pages 151-165
  10. Alexzander Asea, Punit Kaur
    Pages 201-213
  11. Mario Gonzalez-Gronow, Salvatore V. Pizzo, Uma K. Misra
    Pages 229-242
  12. Wei Li, Kathryn O’Brien, David T. Woodley, Mei Chen
    Pages 259-277
  13. Zoltán Prohászka
    Pages 279-290
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 281-281

About this book

Introduction

Since the beginning of the 21st Century there has been a rapid increase in our understanding of the cellular trafficking mechanisms of molecular chaperones in eukaryotes and in prokaryotes. In the former, molecular chaperone trafficking can occur between the various cellular compartments, with concomitant movement of other proteins. Such events can also result in the release of molecular chaperones from cells. In bacteria, molecular chaperones are involved in the trafficking of other proteins and are themselves released into the external milieu. The increasing appreciation of the role of molecular chaperones and Protein-Folding Catalysts in the interplay between bacteria and the cells of their hosts is now an important area of research for understanding the mechanisms of infectious diseases. This volume brings together experts in the biochemistry, cellular biology, immunology and molecular biology of molecular chaperones and Protein-Folding Catalysts with a focus on the mechanisms of cellular trafficking of these proteins and the role of these variegated trafficking mechanisms in both human and animal health and disease.

Keywords

Heat Shock Proteins Intracellular Trafficking Physiology Stress Responses

Editors and affiliations

  • Brian Henderson
    • 1
  • A. Graham Pockley
    • 2
  1. 1.Eastman Dental Institute, Div. Microbial DiseasesUniversity College, LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.School of Medicine & Biomedical ScienceUniversity of SheffieldSheffieldUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-4740-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-94-007-4739-5
  • Online ISBN 978-94-007-4740-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1877-1246
  • Series Online ISSN 1877-1254
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