Cell Fusion by Patricia G. Spear (auth.), Arthur E. Sowers (eds.)

By Patricia G. Spear (auth.), Arthur E. Sowers (eds.)

Over the decade the quantity Membrane Fusion. edited by way of Poste and Nicholson, has most likely served as one of many significant resources of assessment in­ formation on fusion in membrane platforms. due to the fact its ebook a lot new info has been gathered. New tools of inducing fusion were invented or came across, and new purposes for fusion were stumbled on. the necessity for an updated monograph that covers and in­ tegrates those matters, stories validated fabric, and rationalizes and integrates the outdated and the recent is hence noticeable. This booklet is the made from efforts to fulfill this want. many of the present paintings within the box of membrane fusion happens in the context of intact or converted cells. for this reason this e-book emphasizes the plasma membrane. each one bankruptcy is both a overview, a record, or a quick old review, based, respectively, on no matter if the topic is huge in scope and has an extended heritage, or the topic is in such an early level of improvement that almost all of what's recognized continues to be within the fingers of a comparatively small variety of investigators and is better lined in file form.

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