Small RHO GTPases & F-Actin Cytoskeleton
during Mammalian Cell Swelling

By Iris Carton
September 2003
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-294-8
110 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/4" x 9 1/2"
$58.50 Paper Original

Contents of this Ph.D. dissertation include: Volume regulation in animal cells, Actin Cytoskeleton, RHO GTPases, Involvement of the RHO/RHO Kinase Pathway in the Activation of VRAC in CPAE cells, Role of small GTPases in the swelling-induced F-actin reorganization in Rat-1 Fibroblasts, Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Caveolae-enriched fractions of Rat-1 fibroblasts, Cell culture and transfection, Solutions, Chemicals and agents, Purification of Caveolae, SDS-PAGE and immunochemical analysis of proteins, Staining of the Cytoskeleton Quantification of F-Actin, Immunoflorescence, Rho/Rho Kinase cascade has a modulatory role in the activation of VRAC in CPAE cells, Reorganization of the F-Actin Cytoskeleton in Rat-1 fibroblasts, Tyrosine Phosphorylation in lipid rafts of Rat-1 fibroblasts during cell swelling, Summary.

Cell Biology
Acta Biomedica Lovaniensia No. 281

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