Biology of the Chemotactic Response, Volume 46, Part 1990

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The tendency of a living organism to move to a more favourable environment is a natural but complex reaction, involving the integration of sometimes conflicting environmental stimuli as well as a coordinated mechanical response. The response of motile, single cell organisms to environmental stimuli provides a useful model for understanding first of all how the environment is monitored and sensed, and secondly how this information is processed to result in an integrated and coordinated response. The volume looks at a large number of well-studied examples of the chemotactic response, in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, and casts new light on how cells process information and react to their environment. This fundamental response is of great importance in understanding one of the characteristic features of living organisms.
 

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G A DUNN
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PURCELL E M Department of Physics Harvard University Cambridge
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R T TRAN QUILLO
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MACNAB R M Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
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HAZELBAUER R YAGHMAI G G BURRows J
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Laboratory of Molecular Biology Department of Biologi
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A DINGWALL L SHAPIRO AND B
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NEwell P C Department of Biochemistry University of Oxford
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MaxPlanckInstitut für Biochemie 8033 Martinsried
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J E SEGALL
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NEw ELL G N EUROPEFINNER G Li U
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J VAN HouTEN
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Wilkinson
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P H N AccACHE M GAUDRY S Bourgo IN AND S
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K B BAco N N J FINCHAM D G QUINN AND R D
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OCon Nor K A Department of Molecular and Cell Biology University
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Page 374 - Okajima, F., Katada, T., and Ui, M., 1985, Coupling of the guanine nucleotide regulatory protein to chemotactic peptide receptors in neutrophil membranes and its uncoupling by islet-activating protein, pertussis toxin.
Page 366 - This work was supported by grants from the Medical Research Council of Canada, the National Cancer Institute of Canada and the Ontario Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation.
Page 367 - Phosphatidylcholine hydrolysis by phospholipase D determines phosphatidate and diglyceride levels in chemotactic peptide-stimulated human neutrophils.
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