8. Signal Transduction and Gene Regulation Networks

  1. Björn H. Junker2,3 and
  2. Falk Schreiber2
  1. Anatolij P. Potapov

Published Online: 9 AUG 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470253489.ch8

Analysis of Biological Networks

Analysis of Biological Networks

How to Cite

Potapov, A. P. (2008) Signal Transduction and Gene Regulation Networks, in Analysis of Biological Networks (eds B. H. Junker and F. Schreiber), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470253489.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany

  2. 3

    Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Bioinformatics, University of Göttingen, UKG, Göttingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 AUG 2007
  2. Published Print: 29 FEB 2008

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Bioinformatics: Computational Techniques and Engineering

Book Series Editors:

  1. Professor Yi Pan and
  2. Professor Albert Y. Zomaya

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470041444

Online ISBN: 9780470253489



  • scale-free topology;
  • power-law degree distribution;
  • integrated regulatory circuit


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Decisive Role of Regulatory Networks in the Evolution and Existence of Organisms

  • Gene Regulatory Network as a System of Many Subnetworks

  • Databases on Gene Regulation and Software Tools for Network Analysis

  • Peculiarities of Signal Transduction Networks

  • Topology of Signal Transduction Networks

  • Topology of Transcription Networks

  • Intercellular Molecular Regulatory Networks

  • Summary

  • Exercises

  • References