Peroxisomes: Biogenesis, Function, and Role in Human Disease by Tsuneo Imanaka
English | EPUB | 2020 | 284 Pages | ISBN : 9811511683 | 21.26 MB
This book provides readers with a comprehensive overview of peroxisomes and their role in human diseases. It starts by describing the history of peroxisome research and then examines in detail the current understanding of the biogenesis and function of peroxisomes. It then focuses on peroxisomal disorders and the involvement of peroxisomes in cancer and age-related diseases, discussing in detail the use of model organisms to elucidate the pathogenesis of peroxisomal disorders and the physiological importance of peroxisomal proteins.