Anticancer Genes

  • Stefan Grimm

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 818)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Stefan Grimm
    Pages 1-8
  3. Viral Anticancer Genes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Jessica Bullenkamp, Mahvash Tavassoli
      Pages 11-37
    3. Claude Backendorf, Mathieu H. M. Noteborn
      Pages 39-59
  4. Cellular Anticancer Genes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 125-125
    2. Mitchell E. Menezes, Shilpa Bhatia, Praveen Bhoopathi, Swadesh K. Das, Luni Emdad, Santanu Dasgupta et al.
      Pages 127-153
    3. Nikhil Hebbar, Tripti Shrestha-Bhattarai, Vivek M. Rangnekar
      Pages 155-166
    4. Michael Van Meter, Vera Gorbunova, Andrei Seluanov
      Pages 181-196
    5. Anna Savelyeva, Saeid Ghavami, Padideh Davoodpour, Ahmad Asoodeh, Marek J. Łos
      Pages 197-212
  5. Anticancer Gene Therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 229-229
    2. Christina Kalli, Wey Chyi Teoh, Edward Leen
      Pages 231-254
    3. Evangelos Pazarentzos, Nicholas D. Mazarakis
      Pages 255-280
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 281-283

About this book


This book discusses the emergence of a new class of genes with a specific anticancer activity. These genes, recently defined as “Anticancer Genes”, are reviewed in individual chapters on their mode of action, the specific cell death signals they induce, and the status of attempts to translate them into clinical application.

Anticancer Genes provides an overview of this nascent field, its genesis, current state, and prospect. It discusses how Anticancer Genes might lead to the identification of a repertoire of signaling pathways directed against cellular alterations that are specific for tumor cells.

With contributions from experts worldwide, Anticancer Genes is an essential guide to this dynamic topic for researchers and students in cancer research, molecular medicine, pharmacology and toxicology and genetics as well as clinicians and clinical researchers interested in the therapeutic potential of this exciting new field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Stefan Grimm
    • 1
  1. 1.Hammersmith CampusImperial College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

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