Piezo Channels: Volume 79 (Current Topics in Membranes)

Piezo Channels: Volume 79 (Current Topics in Membranes)

By: Philip A. Gottlieb (volume_editor)Hardback

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Piezo Channels, Volume 79, the latest volume in the Current Topics in Membranes series provides the necessary membrane research to assist readers in discovering the current state of a particular field and future directions. New chapters in the updated volume include A Tour de Force: The Discovery, Properties, and Function of Piezo Channels, Piezo1 Channels in Vascular Development and the Sensing of Shear Stress, the Origin of the Force: The Force-From-Lipids Principle Applied to Piezo Channels, Genetic Diseases of PIEZO1 and PIEZO2 Dysfunction, and The Structural Basis for Sensing by the Piezo1 Protein. Users of this series will find an up-to-date presentation of the current knowledge in the field of Piezo Channels.

About Author

Philip Gottlieb is a professor at the Center for Single Molecule Biophysics

Contents

1. A Tour de Force: The Discovery, Properties, and Function of Piezo Channels 2. Piezo1 Channels in Vascular Development and the Sensing of Shear Stress 3. Origin of the Force: The Force-From-Lipids Principle Applied to Piezo Channels 4. Genetic Diseases of PIEZO1 and PIEZO2 Dysfunction 5. The Structural Basis for Sensing by the Piezo1 Protein 6. In Touch With the Mechanosensitive Piezo Channels: Structure, Ion Permeation and Mechanotransduction 7. Piezo2 in Cutaneous and Proprioceptive Mechanotransduction in Vertebrates 8. Mechanosensitive Piezo Channels in the Gastrointestinal Tract 9. Regulation of Piezo Channels by Cellular Signaling Pathways 10. Role of Piezo Channels in Joint Health and Injury 11. The Kinetics and the Permeation Properties of Piezo Channels 12. A Microfluidic Approach for Studying Piezo Channels

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780128093894
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 348
  • ID: 9780128093894
  • weight: 750
  • ISBN10: 0128093897

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