Store-operated calcium channels are found in most animal cells and regulate many cellular functions including cell division, growth, differentiation, and cell death. This volume provides a concise and informative overview of the principles of store-operated calcium entry and the key developments in the field from researchers who have led these advances. The overall goal of the volume is to provide interested students and investigators with sufficient information to enable a broad understanding of the progress and current excitement in the field. The volume contains a wealth of information that even experienced investigators in the field will find useful.
The volume provides a comprehensive overview of the mechanisms and functions of store-operated calcium channels. Contributors are authoritative researchers who have produced important advances in the field. The volume is well-illustrated with cartoons and data to facilitate easy comprehension of the subject.