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Cancer Systems Biology

1st Edition

Edited by Edwin Wang

CRC Press

456 pages

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The unprecedented amount of data produced with high-throughput experimentation forces biologists to employ mathematical representation and computation methods to glean meaningful information in systems-level biology. Applying this approach to the underlying molecular mechanisms of tumorigenesis, cancer researchers can uncover a series of new discov

Table of Contents

CANCER SYSTEMS BIOLOGY: CONCEPTS AND APPLICATIONS. A Roadmap of Cancer Systems Biology. Network Biology, the Framework of Systems Biology. Reconstructing Gene Networks Using Gene Expression Profiles. Understanding Cancer Progression in Protein Interaction Networks. From Tumor Genome Sequencing to Cancer Signaling Maps. Ubiquitin-Mediated Regulation of Human Signaling Networks in Normal and Cancer Cells. microRNA Regulation of Networks of Normal and Cancer Cells. Network Model of Survival Signaling in T-Cell Large Granular Lymphocyte Leukemia. Cancer Metabolic Networks: Metabolic Pathways Modeling and Metabolomics in Cancer Research. Warburg Revisited: Modeling Energy Metabolism for Cancer Systems Biology. Cancer Gene Prediction Using a Network Approach. CANCER BIOLOGY: BASIC CONCEPTS AND CUTTING-EDGE TOPICS. Cancer Genomics to Cancer Biology. Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition (EMT): The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Tumors and Their Microenvironments. Tumor Angiogenesis: Cell-Microenvironment Interactions. DATA RESOURCES AND SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR CANCER SYSTEMS BIOLOGY. Modeling Tools for Cancer Systems Biology. Advanced Visualization, Analysis and Inference of Biological Networks Using VisANT. Gene Set and Pathway-Based Analysis for Cancer Omics. SH2 Domain Signaling Network and Cancer. Data Sources and Computational Tools for Cancer Systems Biology.

About the Editor

Edwin Wang received his PhD in experimental molecular genetics from the University of British Columbia in 2002. He also has undergraduate training in computer science. After working at FlyBase for a year, he moved to the Biotechnology Research Institute, National Research Council Canada, as a scientist working on bioinformatics and systems biology. He is currently a senior scientist at the National Research Council Canada and an adjunct professor at the McGill University Center for Bioinformatics. His work is focused on bioinformatics, computational, and experimental systems biology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics