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Chemoattractant Ligands and Their Receptors

Chemoattractant Ligands and Their Receptors

1st Edition

Richard Horuk
August 14, 1996

Chemoattractant Ligands and Their Receptors succinctly summarizes cutting-edge research in the important area of chemoattraction in immunology. It explains how chemoattractant molecules mobilize immune cells to ward off attack by invading pathogens, both at a molecular and at a cellular level. ...

Handbook of Pharmacology on Aging

Handbook of Pharmacology on Aging

2nd Edition

Jay Roberts, David L. Snyder, Eitan Friedman
August 14, 1996

As adaptive capacities decline, and disease increases, the elderly become major consumers of drugs. Because of the special needs of older patients, physicians, geriatricians, health providers, and researchers must know how the aging process changes the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties...

Placental Pharmacology

Placental Pharmacology

1st Edition

B. V. Rama Sastry
May 06, 1996

Placenta plays a very significant role in the development of secretory and regulatory functions for the maintenance of pregnancy and in the nutrition of the embryo. It shares many functions of the heart, lung, liver, endocrines, and other organs. In Placental Pharmacology, fourteen expert authors ...

Brain Mechanisms and Psychotropic Drugs

Brain Mechanisms and Psychotropic Drugs

1st Edition

Andrius Baskys, Gary Remington
March 14, 1996

Written by recognized experts in their fields, Brain Mechanisms and Psychotropic Drugs integrates clinical psychopharmacology with basic neuroscience and offers the latest in treatment approaches for major psychiatric disorders.The text is divided into three major sections. The first two sections ...

Receptor Dynamics in Neural Development

Receptor Dynamics in Neural Development

1st Edition

Christopher Ari Shaw
February 13, 1996

This book provides a comprehensive review of what receptors do in the nervous system, how they do it, the mechanisms by which receptor function is regulated, and the consequences of normal and abnormal receptor function. It contains a series of interrelated chapters describing key neurotransmitter ...

Pharmacological Effects of Ethanol on the Nervous System

Pharmacological Effects of Ethanol on the Nervous System

1st Edition

Richard A. Deitrich, V. Gene Erwin
December 21, 1995

This book dissects the effects of ethanol on the major neurotransmitter systems affected by ethanol and correlates these actions with the behavioral consequences. The subject is approached first from the perspective of the neurochemical system and the behaviors resulting from ethanol's effects on ...

Pharmacology in Exercise and Sports

Pharmacology in Exercise and Sports

1st Edition

Satu M. Somani
December 18, 1995

This is the first book to describe the pharmacological interaction of drugs and exercise with organ systems at molecular and cellular levels. It explains the effect of exercise on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs, and the activation or induction of antioxidant enzymes which may take ...

Ryanodine Receptors G Protein-Coupled Receptors

Ryanodine Receptors: G Protein-Coupled Receptors

1st Edition

Vincenzo Sorrentino
December 05, 1995

This is the first single source to present this important topic from the points of view of many international experts. Chapters written by morphologists, biochemists, pharmacologists, and molecular biologists from around the world are brought together to provide an introductory overview to this key...

ImmunoPharmaceuticals

ImmunoPharmaceuticals

1st Edition

Edward S. Kimball
November 27, 1995

Written by a leading researcher in immunology, ImmunoPharmaceuticals specifically focuses on immunologically active drugs recently tested for clinical activity or recently approved for medical use. Each chapter focuses on a single drug or class of drugs and discusses data from basic and preclinical...

Experimental Models of Mucosal Inflammation

Experimental Models of Mucosal Inflammation

1st Edition

Timothy S. Gaginella
November 03, 1995

Written by active researchers in the field, this unique book provides a detailed review of esophageal, gastroduodenal ileal, and colonic models of mucosal inflammation and ulceration. Animal Models of Mucosal Inflammation not only presents up-to-date techniques and models but also provides the ...

Handbook of Methods in Gastrointestinal Pharmacology

Handbook of Methods in Gastrointestinal Pharmacology

1st Edition

Timothy S. Gaginella
October 20, 1995

Gastroenterology has advanced through the development and application of increasingly sophisticated methods to measure changes in gastrointestinal function. Handbook of Methods in Gastrointestinal Pharmacology brings together details on commonly employed approaches in investigative gastroenterology...

Handbook of Targeted Delivery of Imaging Agents

Handbook of Targeted Delivery of Imaging Agents

1st Edition

Vladimir P. Torchilin
August 23, 1995

This is the first time detailed and updated information on the targeted delivery of imaging agents has been collected into a single handbook. This comprehensive volume presents the scientific background together with the latest experimental and clinical data in this fast-growing area. The Handbook ...

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