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Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis

1st Edition

Edited by David Hughes, Huseyin Mehmet

Taylor & Francis

392 pages

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Cell Proliferation and Apoptosis provides a detailed practical guide to cell proliferation and apoptosis detection methods. A novel approach combining both these areas allows important comparisons to be made. Topics covered include all aspects of tissue handling from collection, storage, fixation and processing through to locating and quantifying cells in different stages of the cell cycle. This book is an essential and comprehensive practical guide to these important and expanding areas.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Cell Proliferation and Cell Death. 2. Determination of Cell Number. 3. Nuclear Changes in Dividing Cells. 4. Cell Cycle Proteins. 5. Telomeres and the Control of Cell Division. 6. The Nucleolus and Cell Proliferation. 7. Membrane Alterations in Dying Cells. 8. Morphological Changes in Dying Cells. 9. Caspase Detection and Analysis. 10. Mitochondrial Permeability Changes in Apoptosis. 11. Nuclear Changes in Dying Cells. 12. Flow Cytometric Studies of Cell Death.

About the Series

Advanced Methods

The Advanced Methods series is intended for graduate researchers in the biological and biomedical life sciences. Titles contain both background information and detailed protocols and aim to give sufficient theory to enable users to adapt the given protocols to their own experimental system.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General