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Cytoskeleton in Health and Disease (Hardcover)

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This volume addresses the structural and functional roles of the cytoskeleton and its dysfunctions which often lead to disease. It provides thorough discussion of microtubules, microfilaments, intermediate filaments, and cytoskeletal functions and dysfunctions in different organ systems. Comprehensive yet concise, The Cytoskeleton In Health And Disease presents cutting-edge discoveries balanced with background information and highlights the new aspects of the research and its impact on the design of new strategies or the identification of new targets for therapeutic intervention.

There is a significant need for a book on this topic, as interest in the cytoskeleton continues to grow as causes and cures for cytoskeletal diseases are further explored in biomedical research. This book is essential reading for scientists, students, and teachers interested in expanding their knowledge related to the cytoskeleton. New researchers entering the field will find classic and well as contemporary information not easily found in the current literature or internet resources.

Number of Pages: 395
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Life Sciences / Cytology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Language: English
Street Date: August 23, 2015
TCIN: 50375973
UPC: 9781493929030
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-4033

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