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Applications of Mass Spectrometry Imaging to Cancer

Volume 134 (Advances in Cancer Research)

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Format: Hardback, 312 pages
Published In: United States, 24 January 2017
Applications of Mass Spectrometry Imaging to Cancer, the latest volume in the Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. This volume presents original reviews on applications of mass spectrometry imaging to cancer.

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Provides invaluable information on this exciting and fast-moving field, featuring outstanding original reviews on a variety of cancer research topics

Table of Contents

Chapter One: The Importance of Histology and Pathology in Mass Spectrometry Imaging Chapter Two: Applications of Mass Spectrometry Imaging to Cancer Chapter Three: Assessing the Potential of Metal-Assisted Imaging Mass Spectrometry in Cancer Research Chapter Four: MALDI Mass Spectrometry Imaging of N-Linked Glycans in Cancer Tissues Chapter Five: In Situ Metabolomics in Cancer by Mass Spectrometry Imaging Chapter Six: Mass Spectrometry Imaging in Oncology Drug Discovery Chapter Seven: MALDI IMS and Cancer Tissue Microarrays Chapter Eight: Mass Spectrometry Imaging for the Investigation of Intratumor Heterogeneity Chapter Nine: Ambient Mass Spectrometry in Cancer Research Chapter Ten: Rapid Mass Spectrometry Imaging to Assess the Biochemical Profile of Pituitary Tissue for Potential Intraoperative Usage Chapter Eleven: Mass Spectrometry Imaging in Cancer Research: Future Perspectives Index

About the Author

Dr. Drake is a Professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics at the Medical University of South Carolina and SmartState Endowed Chair in Proteomics. He is an experienced protein biochemist and glycobiologist, with particular expertise in tumor biology and biomarker discovery from clinical fluids and tissues related to urological cancers and other cancers. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky with Boyd Haley, generating multiple nucleotide sugar photoaffinity analogs for use in the study of glycosyltransferases. More extensive glycobiology training was done in post-doctoral work with Alan Elbein, and he began his academic career in Dr. Elbein's department at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Currently, his research focus is on direct analysis of glycans and glycolipids in tissues using state-of-the-art MALDI mass spectrometry imaging approaches. Complementary glycopeptide mass spectrometry and metabolic labeling targeted approaches are being done to identify specific glycoproteins involved in the epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition.

EAN: 9780128052495
ISBN: 012805249X
Publisher: Academic Press Inc
Dimensions: 22.9 x 15.2 centimetres (0.65 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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