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Title CCN proteins : a new family of cell growth and differentiation regulators / editors, Bernard Perbal and Masaharu Takigawa.
Imprint London ; Hackensack, NJ : Imperial College Press, [2005]

Subject Cell differentiation -- Molecular aspects.
Protein-protein interactions.
Growth factors.
Immediate-Early Proteins.
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins.
Cell Differentiation.
Cell Proliferation.
Alt Name Perbal, Bernard V.
Takigawa, Masaharu.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 311 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Preface; Chapter 1 The CCN Family of Proteins: An Overview Bernard Perbal and Masaharu Takigawa; Chapter 2 Roles of CCN2/CTGF in the Control of Growth and Regeneration Masaharu Takigawa, Takashi Nishida and Satoshi Kubota; Chapter 3 Integrin-Mediated CCN Functions Lester F. Lau and Stephen C.-T. Lam; Chapter 4 Expression and Roles of CCN2 During Odontogenesis Manabu Kanyama, Tsuyoshi Shimo, Changshan Wu, Hiroki Sugito, Masahiro Iwamoto, Maurizio Pacifici and Eiki Koyama; Chapter 5 CCN Genes and the Kidney Bruce L. Riser, Sujatha Karoor and Darryl R. Peterson.
Summary The CCN Proteins are thought to play key roles in the biology ofnormal cell, tissue, organ, and body, and altered expression of CCNproteins is associated with several pathologies, including fibrosisand cancer. Because of its importance, the CCN field is expanding at afast pace.
ISBN 1860946895 (electronic bk.)
9781860946899 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 228136824
Additional Format Print version: CCN proteins. London ; Hackensack, NJ : Imperial College Press, ©2005 (DLC) 2006272426.