Amyloid Precursor Protein: A Practical Approach, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Amyloid Precursor Protein

A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

Edited by Weiming Xia, Huaxi Xu

CRC Press

240 pages | 50 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780849322457
pub: 2004-12-16
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In the search for an effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease, APP is a unique model protein that illustrates the wide array of basic and sophisticated characterization techniques available.

Exploring a variety of biological techniques to clarify the structure and function of this transmembrane protein, this text presents each method with detailed, step-by-step protocols to achieve reproducible results and provide a framework for studying other membrane proteins.

Table of Contents

In the search for an effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease, APP is a unique model protein that illustrates the wide array of basic and sophisticated characterization techniques available. Amyloid Precursor Protein: A Practical Approach presents a variety of biological techniques utilized in genetics, molecular biology, cell biology, and biochemistry to elucidate the structure and function of this transmembrane protein. Each technique is presented with detailed, step-by-step protocols to achieve reproducible results and provide a framework for studying other membrane proteins. These protocols also form the core of the authors' approach to elucidating the function of APP.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCI049000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
SCI086000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General
SCI089000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience