Understanding how digestive organs develop, their physiology and structure is important for determining new therapies to combat diseases of the digestive organs. Development, Differentiation, and Disease of the Luminal Gastrointestinal Tract reviews the latest research and developments in this field.
- Discusses new discoveries, approaches, and ideas
- Contributions from leading scholars and industry experts
- Includes reference guide for researchers involved in molecular biology and related fields
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Kim Tremblay - Making boundaries: Separating intestine from stomach
Deborah Gumucio - Molecular Determinants of the Esophageal Epithelium - Cdx genes, inflammation and the pathogenesis of Barrett's metaplasia.
John Lynch - Differentiation of the gastric mucosa
Jason Mills - Gastric Cancer Stem Cell
Ramesh Shivdasani - Oxyntic Atrophy and Gastric Cancer
Jim Goldenring - Sonic hedgehog in gastric physiology and neoplastic transformation: friend or foe?
Juanita Merchant - The Intestinal Stem Cell
Calvin Kuo - The role of the basement membrane as a modulator of intestinal epithelial-mesenchymal interactions
Michele Kedinger - Differentiation of Enteroendocrine Cells
Andrew Leiter - Controlling gene expression in the intestinal epithelium
David Breault - Inflammatory Bowel Disease, dysplacia and CRC
Deborah Rubin - Transcriptional Control of Exocrine Pancreas Development
Ray MacDonald - Molecular Basis of Pancreatic Cancer
Ben Stanger - Determinants of early liver development
Klaus Kaestner - Development of the Biliary Tree
Frederic LeMaigre - Transcriptional Control of Hepatic Differentiation
Steve Duncan - Fibrosis in the Liver: Acute protection and chronic disease
Scott Friedman - Adult Hepatic Progenitor Cells
Bryon Petersen - Molecular Determinants of Liver Zonation
Sabine Colnot - Signaling Pathways in Liver Development and Maintenance
Satdarshan (Paul) Monga - Cascades of transcription regulation during liver regeneration
Michelle BARTON - The Molecular Basis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma