Heat Shock Proteins: from Drosophila stress proteins to mediators of human disease.- Stress response and molecular chaperones.- The Biology of the Heat Shock Response and Stress Conditioning.- Bacterial stress sensors.- The unfolded protein response: contributions to development and disease.- Molecular mechanisms of stress protein expression.- Genetic models of HSF function.- HSF1 and HSP Gene Regulation.- Cellular stress proteins.- Small Heat Shock Proteins in Physiological and Stress-Related Processes.- The large mammalian hsp70 family proteins, hsp110 and grp170, And their roles in biology and cancer therapy.- Molecular chaperones and protein folding.- The Regulation of Hsp70 Function: Hsp40 Co-Chaperones and Nucleotide Exchange Factors.- Protein disassembly by Hsp40-Hsp70.- Mammalian HSP40/DnaJ chaperone proteins in cytosol.- Role of molecular chaperones in cell regulation.- FKBP Cochaperones in Steroid Receptor Complexes.- Up and Down: Regulation of the Stress Response by the Co-chaperone Ubiquitin Ligase CHIP.- Role of Cdc37 in Protein Kinase Folding.- Intracellular and extracellular stress proteins in human disease.- Targeting Hsp90 in Cancer and Neurodegenerative Disease.- gp96 and tumor immunity: A simple matter of cross-presentation antigens?- The Immunoregulatory Activities of Extracellular Stress Proteins.- Heat Shock Proteins and Neurodegenerative Diseases.- Heat Shock Proteins In The Progression of Cancer.
This book surveys the current knowledge concerning the expression and function of stress proteins in different organisms, ranging from prokaryotes to humans. It provides an overview of the diversity and complex evolutionary history of cell stress proteins and describes their function and expression in different eukaryote models. The book will appeal to researchers and scientists in biochemistry, cell biology, microbiology, immunology, and genetics.
Provides overview of the diversity and complex evolutionary history of cell stress proteins