Chalfant, Charles

Sphingolipids as Signaling and Regulatory Molecules

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Table of contents

1. An Overview of Sphingolipid Metabolism: From Synthesis to Breakdown
Christopher R. Gault, Lina M. Obeid, Yusuf A. Hannun

2. Sphingolipid Transport
Laura Riboni, Paola Giussani, Paola Viani

3. Sphingolipid Analysis by High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS)
Jacek Bielawski, Jason S. Pierce, Justin Snider, Barbara Rembiesa, Zdzislaw M. Szulc, Alicja Bielawska

4. Ceramide Synthases: Roles in Cell Physiology and Signaling
Johnny Stiban, Rotem Tidhar, Anthony H. Futerman

5. Tales and Mysteries of the Enigmatic Sphingomyelin Synthase Family
Joost C. M. Holthuis, Chiara Luberto

6. Ceramide in Stress Response
Mariana N. Nikolova-Karakashian, Krassimira A. Rozenova

7. Animal Models for Studying the Pathophysiology of Ceramide
Toshihiko Kawamori

8. Ceramide-1-Phosphate in Cell Survival and Inflammatory Signaling
Antonio Gómez-Muñoz, Patricia Gangoiti, María H. Granado, Lide Arana, Alberto Ouro

9. Ceramide-1-Phosphate in Phagocytosis and Calcium Homeostasis
Vania Hinkovska-Galcheva, James A. Shayman

10. Extracellular and Intracellular Actions of Sphingosine-1-Phosphate
Graham M. Strub, Michael Maceyka, Nitai C. Hait, Sheldon Milstien, Sarah Spiegel

11. Glucosylceramide in Humans
Maria C. Messner, Myles C. Cabot

12. Gangliosides as Regulators of Cell Membrane Organization and Functions
Sandro Sonnino, Alessandro Prinetti

13. Cancer Treatment Strategies Targeting Sphingolipid Metabolism
Babak Oskouian, Julie D. Saba

14. Therapeutic Strategies for Diabetes and Complications: A Role for Sphingolipids?
Todd E. Fox, Mark Kester

15. Roles for Sphingolipids in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Robert C. Dickson

16. Sphingolipid Signaling in Fungal Pathogens
Ryan Rhome, Maurizio Poeta

17. Sphingolipids in Parasitic Protozoa
Kai Zhang, James D. Bangs, Stephen M. Beverley

18. Biosynthesis of Sphingolipids in Plants (and Some of Their Functions)
Simone Zäuner, Philipp Ternes, Dirk Warnecke

19. Computational Analysis of Sphingolipid Pathway Systems
Eberhard O. Voit, Fernando Alvarez-Vasquez, Yusuf A. Hannun

Keywords: Biomedicine, Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology/Toxicology

Publication year
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Page amount
315 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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