Lysosomes: Biology, diseases, and therapeutics Book uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Fractures, Compression
  • Lumbar Vertebrae
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Thoracic Vertebrae


  • © 2016 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. All rights reserved. Discussing recent findings, up-to-date research, and novel strategies, the book integrates perspectives from pharmacology, toxicology, and biochemistry to illustrate the potential of lysosomes in drug discovery and development. • Explores basic principles and properties of lysosomes that allow them to act as regulators of cell metabolism, therapeutic targets, and sites for activation of drug conjugates • Discusses the role of lysosomes in metabolism, drug targeting, apoptosis, cancer, aging, inflammation, autophagy, metabolism, toxicity, and membrane repair • Introduces new pathways in therapeutic development and new mechanisms in drug development.

publication date

  • June 27, 2016



  • Book


Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/9781118978320

International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 13

  • 9781118645154

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1

end page

  • 523