(NAS Colloquium) Molecular Kinesis in Cellular Function and Plasticity
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116 pages | 8.5 x 11

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Front Matter i-iv
Introduction: Molecular kinesis in cellular function and plasticity 1-2
Kinesin molecular motors: Transport pathways, receptors, and human disease 3-7
All kinesin superfamily protein, KIF, genes in mouse and human 8-15
Assembly and transport of a premessenger RNP particle 16-21
Ribonucleoprotein infrastructure regulating the flow of genetic information between the genome and the proteome 22-28
Spatial and temporal control of RNA stability 29-32
Molecular mechanisms of translation initiation in eukaryotes 33-40
The target of rapamycin (TOR) proteins 41-48
The physiological significiance of ß-actin mRNA localization in determining cell polarity and directional motility 49-54
Sorting and directed transport of membrane proteins during development of hippocampal neurons in culture 55-61
Molecular organization of the postsynaptic specialization 62-65
A cellular mechanism for targeting newly synthesized mRNAs to synaptic sites on dendrites 66-72
Think globally, translate locally: What mitotic spindles and neuronal synapses have in common 73-75
Vasopressin mRNA localization in nerve cells: Characterization of cis-acting elements and trans-acting factors 76-83
Local translation of classes of mRNAs that are targeted to neuronal dendrites 84-89
Cytoskeletal microdifferentiation: A mechanism for organizing morphological plasticity in dendrites 90-96
Tracking the estrogen receptor in neurons: Implications for estrogen-induced synapse formation 97-104
Synaptic regulation of protein syntesis and the fragile X protein 105-110
Proceedings program 111-112
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National Academy of Sciences. (NAS Colloquium) Molecular Kinesis in Cellular Function and Plasticity. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2002.

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