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Title VEGF and cancer / [edited by] Judith H. Harmey.
Imprint Georgetown, Tex. : Landes Bioscience/ ; New York, N.Y. : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, ©2004.


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Description 1 online resource (167 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Medical intelligence unit
Medical intelligence unit (Unnumbered : 2003)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Vascular endothelial growth factors -- Pathophysiology.
Cancer -- Pathophysiology.
Neovascularization -- Regulation.
Tumors -- Blood-vessels -- Growth.
Neoplasms -- physiopathology.
Neoplasms -- etiology.
Biomarkers, Tumor.
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors -- adverse effects.
Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors -- physiology.
Contents VEGF and its receptors / Napoleone Ferrara -- Hypoxic regulation of VEGF / Nina S. Levy, Ilana Goldberg-Cohen and Andrew P. Levy -- Molecular mechanisms of VEGF-induced angiogenesis / Sandra Donnini, Marina Ziche and Lucia Morbidelli --Crosstalk between VEGF and Bcl-2 in tumor progression and angiogenesis / Donatella Del Bufalo, Daniela Trisciuoglio and Michele Milella -- Vascular endothelial growth factor in breast cancer / Tilmann Lantzsch and Lukas Hefler -- VEGF and tumor progression in human melanoma / Domenico Ribatti, Angelo Vacca and Franco Dammacco -- VEGF in esophageal cancer / Axel Kleespies [and others] -- VEGF in colorectal cancer / Markus Guba [and others] -- Vascular endothelial growth factor in malignant disease of the central nervous system / David Stefanik -- VEGF in hematopoietic malignancy / Philip T. Murphy and John Quinn -- Targeting VEGF in pancreatic cancer / Cheryl H. Baker, Carmen C. Solorzano and Isaiah J. Fidler -- Effects of fibrinogen and associated peptide fragments on the activation of human endothelial cells by VEGF in vitro / Carolyn A. Staton, Nicola J. Brown and Claire E. Lewis -- Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and its role in non-endothelial cells: autocrine signalling by VEGF / Angela M. Duffy, David J. Bouchier-Hayes and Judith H. Harmey -- Vascular endothelial growth factor C and vascular endothelial growth factor D: biology, functions and role in cancer / Sarah E. Duff and Gordon C. Jayson.
Summary VEGF and Cancer is a comprehensive and up to date review of current knowledge on the role of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in cancer. Key Features: This book is aimed at scientists new to angiogenesis and VEGF biology and provides new information for established researchers and scientists.
Other Author Harmey, Judith H.
Other Title Print version: VEGF and cancer. Georgetown, Tex. : Landes Bioscience/ ; New York, N.Y. : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, ©2004 0306479885