Cell Fusion [electronic resource] : Overviews and Methods / edited by Elizabeth H. Chen.

Totowa, NJ : Humana Press, 2008.
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Methods in Molecular Biology™, 1064-3745 ; 475
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Exciting work in the past decade has revealed commonalities and differences among individual cell fusion events. In Cell Fusion: Overviews and Methods, a team of leading experts provide a collection of overviews that outline our current understanding of cell fusion and methods that present classic and state-of-the-art experimental approaches in a variety of systems. Divided into two convenient parts, the volume begins with nine overviews which describe different cell fusion events in models from yeast to mammals, and it continues with thirteen chapters illustrating commonly used methods to assay cell fusion in particular systems. As a part of the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology™ series, these methods chapters compile step-by-step, readily reproducible protocols with lists of the necessary materials and reagents, along with tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Cutting-edge and user-friendly, Cell Fusion: Overviews and Methods serves as a comprehensive resource for anyone, expert or novice, interested in the fascinating biological process of cell fusion.
Cell Fusion
Yeast Mating
Cell Fusion in the Filamentous Fungus, Neurospora crassa
Gametic Cell Adhesion and Fusion in the Unicellular Alga Chlamydomonas
Cell Fusion in Caenorhabditis elegans
Myoblast Fusion in Drosophila
Mammalian Fertilization Is Dependent on Multiple Membrane Fusion Events*
Molecular Control of Mammalian Myoblast Fusion
Placenta Trophoblast Fusion
Macrophage Fusion
Cell Fusion Assays
Cell Fusion Assays for Yeast Mating Pairs
Ultrastructural Analysis of Cell Fusion in Yeast
Isolation and In Vitro Binding of Mating Type Plus Fertilization Tubules From Chlamydomonas
Optical Imaging of Cell Fusion and Fusion Proteins in C aenorhabditis elegans
Ultrastructural Imaging of Cell Fusion in Caenorhabditis elegans
Live Imaging of Drosophila Myoblast Fusion
Ultrastructural Analysis of Myoblast Fusion in Drosophila
A Genomic Approach to Myoblast Fusion in Drosophila
Mesenchymal Cell Fusion in the Sea Urchin Embryo
Sperm-Egg Fusion Assay in Mammals
Quantitative Assays for Cell Fusion
Fusion Assays and Models for the Trophoblast
Methods to Fuse Macrophages In Vitro.
Chen, Elizabeth H. editor.
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