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The Chaperonins

Out of Print

Series: Cell Biology Series

Edited By: R John Ellis

323 pages, Col & b/w illus, tabs

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #56043 | ISBN: 012237455X
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About this book

The first of its kind, this volume presents the latest research findings on the chaperonins, the best studied family of a class of proteins known as molecular chaperones. These findings are changing our view of some fundamental cellular processes involving proteins, especially how proteins fold into their functional conformations.


Contents

Chaperonins - introductory perspective, R.J. Ellis; evolutionary relationships of chaperonins, R.S. Gupta; chaperonins of photosynthetic organisms, A.A. Gatenby; chaperonin-mediated folding and assembly of proteins in mitochondria, T. Langer and W. Neupert; structure and function of chapronins in archaebacteria and eukaryotic cytosol, K.R. Willison and A.L. Horwich; regulation of chaperonin gene expression, S.M. Van der Veis and C. Georgopoulus; kinetic and energetic aspects of chaperonin function, A.R. Clarke and P.A. Lind; role of prokaryotic chaperonins in protein folding, J. Martin et al; chaperonin structure and conformational changes, H.R. Saibil; immunological aspects of chaperonins, A.R.M. Coates.

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Biography

Ian Cameron is Reader in Chemical Engineering at the University of Queensland with teaching, research, and consultancy interests in process systems engineering. He has a particular interest in process modeling, dynamic simulation, and the application of advanced numerical methods to large-scale process systems. He has developed innovative courses in process modeling, design, and risk management, having extensive industrial experience in these areas. He continues to work closely with industry and government on systems approaches to process and risk management problems, as well as the development of internet-based tools for process systems applications.

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