G Proteins and Calcium Signaling
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Calcium Signaling provides a review of the salient points of knowledge relating G proteins to calcium mobilization in a variety of cells including blood cells, (e.g. platelets, neutrophils, lymphocytes) liver, pancreas, cardiac tissue, pituitary cells, olfactory cilia, photoreceptors and the major elements of the transmembrane transduction processes is an important addition to the libraries of biological chemists, cell biologists, physiologists, pharmacologists and biophysicists among others.
Table of Contents
NATURE of G PROTEINS and RELATIONSHIP to ONCOGENES and CELL GROWTH. G Proteins Identified as Pertusis Toxin Substrates. Oncogene Products Involved in Signal Transmission. REGULATION of PHOSPHOLIPASE A2 and C. Regulation of Phospholipase A2 by G Proteins. The Involvement of a GTP-Binding Regulatory Protein in Muscarinic-Stimulated Inositol Phospholipid Metabolism. G PROTEINS in PHOSPHOLIPACE C-INDEPENDETN CALCIUM MOVEMENTS. G Protein Control of Voltage-Dependent Ca2+ Currents. Inositol Phosphate- and Guanine Nucleotide-Activated Calcium Translocation within Cells. G PROTEINS in SENSORY TRANSDUCTION. G. Proteins in the Olfactory Neurons. The Release of Calcium by Light in the Photoreceptors of Invertebrates. Index. -4572-3.