Navigation Links
New book on mammary gland biology from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
Date:8/15/2011

Studies of mammary gland biology are essential in the fight against breast cancer. As described in The Mammary Gland as an Experimental Model, this organ represents an excellent model system for investigation of physiological and pathological processes that occur throughout the body. The branching morphogenesis that occurs during puberty and the alveogenesis processes during pregnancy, for example, recapitulate steps that occur in many tissues during embryogenesis and are also relevant to tumor invasion and metastasis. Similarly, analyses of breast cancer progression and the cell types that contribute to it yield findings applicable not only to breast cancer but widely to other cancers as well.

Written and edited by experts in the field, this collection from Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology reviews our understanding of mammary gland development, physiology, and tumor formation, emphasizing the value of the organ as a model system. The contributors examine the roles of hormones, growth factors, oncogenes, and the extracellular matrix in normal development and cancer. In addition, they discuss the nature of the mammary gland stem cell population and review the gene expression programs activated and chromatin modifications that occur as the different cell lineages present differentiate.

The book also contains chapters covering the many experimental approaches that have been used in this field, including transplantation, genetic engineering, RNA interference and genomics, three-dimentional culture models, and live cell imaging. It will thus be of interest to all researchers working in cell, developmental, and cancer biology, as well as those focused specifically on mammary gland biology and breast cancer.


'/>"/>

Contact: Elizabeth Powers
powerse@cshl.edu
516-422-4101
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. SomaLogic and New England Biolabs announce agreement to use SOMAmers for multiple PCR products
2. Researchers discover potential solutions to New England roadside erosion
3. Researchers issue outlook for a significant New England red tide in 2010
4. LSUHSCs England plays key role in developing new ALS treatment guidelines
5. Stem cell success points to way to regenerate parathyroid glands
6. Data published in the New England Journal of Medicine support use of raxibacumab (ABthrax) for the treatment of inhalation anthrax
7. Study: Illegal fishing harming present and future New England groundfish fisheries
8. National Center for Systems Biology to be established at Medical College
9. Social challenges of synthetic biology examined
10. New edition of Manual of Clinical Microbiology offers digital access
11. Using a systems biology approach to look under the hood of an aggressive form of breast cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
New book on mammary gland biology from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
(Date:3/22/2017)... 2017 Vigilant Solutions , a vehicle ... agencies, announced today the appointment of retired FBI special ... safety business development. Mr. Sheridan brings more ... a focus on the aviation transportation sector, to his ... Mr. Sheridan served as the Aviation Liaison Agent Coordinator ...
(Date:3/13/2017)... 13, 2017 Future of security: Biometric Face Matching software  ... ... DERMALOGs Face Matching enables to match face pictures against each other ... identify individuals. (PRNewsFoto/Dermalog Identification Systems) ... DERMALOG,s "Face Matching" is the fastest software for biometric Face Matching on the ...
(Date:3/7/2017)... CITY , March 7, 2017   HireVue ... help top global companies identify the best talent, faster, ... as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) and Diana Kucer ... appointments round out a seasoned executive team poised to drive ... beyond, building on a year of record bookings in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:4/20/2017)... ... April 20, 2017 , ... Husson University will ... community’s growing body of knowledge during its Eighth Annual Research and Scholarship ... adjacent Darling Atrium. During the event, undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members from ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... April 20, 2017 , ... Parallel6™ ... clinical trials worldwide, announced today that they were named one of the 2017 ... covers the latest developments in the pharmaceutical industry. , “We take pride in honoring ...
(Date:4/20/2017)... , April 20, 2017 For ... focuses on novel drug development and clinical research aimed at ... Biostage Inc. (NASDAQ: BSTG), Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: KERX), Kite ... ZIOP ). You can access our complimentary research reports ... ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... ... April 18, 2017 , ... Optofluidics today ... move comes after the company changed focus to making analytical tools for biopharmaceutical ... our new technology,” says CEO Robert Hart. Founders Bernardo Cordovez, Robert Hart and ...
Breaking Biology Technology: