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Cell Fusion

  • Arthur E. Sowers

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Fusion in Cell Membranes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Patricia G. Spear
      Pages 3-32
    3. Carl E. Creutz, William J. Zaks, Helen C. Hamman, William H. Martin
      Pages 45-68
    4. Helmut Plattner
      Pages 69-98
    5. Warren J. Strittmatter, Christine B. Couch, Dorothy I. Mundy
      Pages 99-121
    6. David S. Roos, Richard L. Davidson, Purnell W. Choppin
      Pages 123-144
    7. Wendy F. Boss
      Pages 145-166
    8. Seong Yun Lee, R. Malcolm Brown Jr.
      Pages 167-178
  3. Fusion in Model Membranes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
    2. Francis C. Szoka
      Pages 209-240
    3. Nejat Düzgüneş, Keelung Hong, Patricia A. Baldwin, Joe Bentz, Shlomo Nir, Demetrios Papahadjopoulos
      Pages 241-267
    4. Keelung Hong, Nejat Düzgüneş, Paul R. Meers, Demetrios Papahadjopoulos
      Pages 269-284
    5. Leaf Huang, Jerome Connor
      Pages 285-299
    6. E. L. Chang
      Pages 353-364
  4. New Membrane Fusion Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 365-365
    2. George W. Bates, James A. Saunders, Arthur E. Sowers
      Pages 367-395
    3. Arthur E. Sowers, Veena Kapoor
      Pages 397-408
    4. Einhard Schierenberg
      Pages 409-418
  5. Applications of Membrane Fusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 419-419
    2. John W. Littlefield
      Pages 421-426
    3. Mary K. Conrad, Mathew M. S. Lo, Tian Y. Tsong, Solomon H. Snyder
      Pages 427-439
    4. Donna M. Miles, Robert M. Hochmuth
      Pages 441-456
    5. Robert A. Schlegel, Michael R. Lieber
      Pages 457-478
    6. George W. Bates, Lawrence J. Nea, Clare A. Hasenkampf
      Pages 479-496
    7. James A. Saunders, George W. Bates
      Pages 497-520
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 537-540

About this book

Introduction

Over the last decade the volume Membrane Fusion. edited by Poste and Nicholson, has probably served as one of the major sources of review in­ formation on fusion in membrane systems. Since its publication much new information has been collected. New methods of inducing fusion have been invented or discovered, and new applications for fusion have been found. The need for an up-to-date monograph that covers and in­ tegrates these subjects, reviews established material, and rationalizes and integrates the old and the new is thus obvious. This book is the product of efforts to meet this need. Most of the current work in the field of membrane fusion takes place within the context of intact or modified cells. Hence this book emphasizes the plasma membrane. Each chapter is either a review, a report, or a short historical overview, depending, respectively, on whether the subject is large in scope and has a long history, or the subject is in such an early stage of development that most of what is known is still in the hands of a relatively small number of investigators and is best covered in report form.

Keywords

Lipid Mammalia development plasma membrane protein

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  • Arthur E. Sowers
    • 1
  1. 1.American National Red CrossRockvilleUSA

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