Publisher description for Cell adhesion / contributors, G Berx ... [et al.] ; editors, Jurgen Behrens and W. James Nelson.

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This book provides an overview of the main topics of current cell adhesion research including structural analyses of cell adhesion molecules and studies to their functional role in vitro and in vivo. The present volume focuses on the four major families of cell-adhesion receptors, i.e. the cadherins, the integrins, the Ig-superfamily and the selectin-based adhesion system which are discussed in detail by numerous experts in the field.

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Cell adhesion molecules.
Cell adhesion.