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Biology of the Cancer Cell (Advances in Molecular and Cell Biology)

by G.H. Heppner

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Elsevier Science .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal physiology,
  • Cellular biology,
  • Medical research,
  • Molecular biology,
  • Oncology,
  • Medical,
  • Science,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Molecular Biology,
  • Science / Molecular Biology,
  • Biotechnology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9392265M
    ISBN 10155938624X
    ISBN 109781559386241

    Description: Providing an introduction of the biological principles of the causes and treatment of cancer, this book covers key topics in cancer biology. It is useful for students of cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics and biomedical sciences, and postgraduate students moving into cancer . new cancer therapeutics. I have chosen to present the biology of cancer together with a promise for its application towards designing new cancer drugs. Therefore, for most chapters in the text, the fi rst half discusses the cell and molecular biology of a specifi c hallmark of cancer and the last.

      Description: This book describes contemporary cancer biology in an organized, clear fashion. The previous edition was published in Purpose: It is designed to provide a framework of conceptual cancer biology. The book fulfills its purpose and is, indeed, a must-read for students of cancer : Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc. Molecular Biology of the Cell is the classic in-dept text reference in cell biology. By extracting the fundamental concepts from this enormous and ever-growing field, the authors tell the story of cell biology, and create a coherent framework through which non-expert readers may approach the subject/5().

      Welcome to the home of the online edition of The Cancer Handbook which provides a comprehensive overview of all major areas of cancer research and oncology. This title differs from existing oncology textbooks and reference works in that it bridges the gap between the molecular biology of cancer and clinical diagnosis and treatment. Robert A. Weinberg Daniel K. Ludwig Professor for Cancer Research; Member, Whitehead Institute. Robert A. Weinberg studies how cancer spreads, what gives cancer stem-cells their unique qualities, and the molecular players involved in the formation of cancer stem cells and metastases.


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Biology of the Cancer Cell (Advances in Molecular and Cell Biology) by G.H. Heppner Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Note, this is not a textbook of cancers or pathology, but of our current understanding of how all cancers work, mostly at the molecular by: The recognition that the cancer cell is in a symbiotic relationship with the tumor microenvironment has created opportunities to study the interactions of cancer cells within the tumor or the host microenvironment.

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The book then illustrates how, once cells become neoplastic, their signalling network is altered and. Cell Biology of Cancer. The cell is the fundamental unit of life. It is the smallest structure of the body capable of performing all of the processes that define life. Each of the organs in the body, such as the lung, breast, colon, and brain, consists of specialized cells that carry out the organ's functions such as the transportation of oxygen, digestion of nutrients, excretion of waste.

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Offering guidance for techniques and tools to help with diagnosis, this publication provides users with a broad view of this research area, and is also useful for both early and experienced. Cancer cells break the most basic rules of behavior by which multicellular organisms are built and maintained, and they exploit every kind of opportunity to do so.

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New developments in the methodology of cell biology and the explosive growth of molecular biology had begun to impact upon our understanding of mammary gland growth and function.

Figure The role of normal p53 is to monitor DNA and the supply of oxygen (hypoxia is a condition of reduced oxygen supply). If damage is detected, p53 triggers repair mechanisms. If repairs are unsuccessful, p53 signals apoptosis. A cell with an abnormal p53 protein cannot repair damaged DNA and thus cannot signal apoptosis.

The individual cancer stem cell is the focus of the second model. This model states that many different types of cancer cells exist in addition to endothelial, hematopoietic, stromal, and other types of cells to meet the functioning needs of the tumor, demonstrating heterogeneity.

With prolif-eration, cell division occurs. All of these cells have.The Biology of Cancer is a textbook for undergraduate and graduate biology students as well as medical students studying the molecular and cellular bases of cancer.

The book presents the principles of cancer biology in an organized, cogent, and in-depth manner. The clarity of writing and the lucid full-color art program make the book accessible and s: Cancer is a genetic disease: it results from mutations in somatic cells.

To understand it at a molecular level, we need to identify the relevant mutations and to discover how they give rise to cancerous cell behavior. Finding the mutations is easy in one respect: the mutant cells are favored by natural selection and call attention to themselves by giving rise to tumors.