Publisher description for Molecular aspects of the stress response : chaperones, membranes and networks / edited by Peter Csermely, Laszlo Vigh.


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This book is authored by an exciting mixture of top experts and young rising stars from the fields of molecular chaperones and stress adaptation. In addition to giving a comprehensive summary with original references to their field, all authors share their hypotheses and vision on future trends with the reader. The book makes a novel synthesis of the molecular aspects of the stress response and long term adaptation processes with the system biology approach of biological networks. A novel perspective of "old facts" is provided in each chapter, where "old" means only 5-10 years in this rapidly expanding field. The integrative, holistic nature of the book makes it an excellent reading for undergraduates, graduate students and fellow scientists extending their knowledge and studies.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Stress (Physiology)
Molecular chaperones.
Protein folding.
Heat shock proteins.
Stress -- physiopathology.
Molecular Chaperones.
Protein Folding.
Heat-Shock Proteins.