Item description for Lipid Rafts and Caveolae: From Membrane Biophysics to Cell Biology by Christopher J. Fielding...
This keenly awaited first overview of the field represents a complete guide to the structure and function of the most important mammalian cell membrane organelles. Filling a huge gap in the primary literature, this book is the first to cover the subject in detail.
Following an introduction by Kai Simons, the discoverer of lipid rafts and the most prominent scientist in the field, chapters include:
Distinct structures and functions
Viral entry and virion budding
Cell polarity and intracellular trafficking
Of prime importance to molecular and cell biologists, biochemists, membrane scientists, cancer researchers, and virologists.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.65" Width: 7.09" Height: 0.79" Weight: 1.54 lbs.
Release Date Mar 20, 2006
ISBN 3527312617 ISBN13 9783527312610
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More About Christopher J. Fielding
Christopher Fielding is Neider Professor of Cardiovascular Physiology at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF). He graduated from University College in London (UK) where he also received his PhD. After appointments at Oxford University and at the University of Chicago, he joined the faculty at UCSF in 1971, being appointed full professor in 1985. Professor Fielding is a pioneer in the HDL field who developed many of the current concepts in HDL metabolism and its role in health and disease.
Christopher J. Fielding has an academic affiliation as follows - University of California, San Francisco, USA.