1st Edition

Revival: Regulatory Mechanisms in Gastrointestinal Function (1995)





ISBN 9781138561717
Published January 25, 2019 by CRC Press
350 Pages

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Book Description

Regulatory Mechanisms in Gastrointestinal Function includes a collection of contemporary topics in gastrointestinal research. The control of gastroduodenal electrolyte transport and the influence of drugs on bicarbonate secretion are reviewed in detail. The importance of the interactions between calcium and cyclic-AMP in intestinal secretion is emphasized in a comprehensive chapter that systematically addresses each link in the mechanisms that regulate chloride secretion. Other important topics included in the book are neural reflex modulation of intestinal epithelial transport, the influence of the microcirculation on intestinal secretion, and nitric oxide as a mediator of physiologic and pathophysiologic secretion. The expertise of the authors has resulted in a breadth of important contemporary topics covered in depth.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Gastroduodenal Bicarbonate Secretion: Pharmacologic Modulation and Contribution to Mucosal Protection, K. Takeuchi and S. Okabe, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University
Chapter 2

Intestinal Chloride Secretion: cAMP/Ca2+ Interactions, V. Calderaro and F. Rossi, Second University of Naples, Italy

Chapter 3

Neural Reflex Modulation of Intestinal Epithelial Transport, O. Lundgren and M. Jodal, University of Goteborg, Sweden


Chapter 4

Importance of the Microcirculation to Intestinal Secretion, D. Mailman, University of Houston


Chapter 5

Nitric Oxide as a Mediator of Intestinal Mucosal Function, M.J.S. Miller , Lousiana State University Medical Center and T.S. Gaginella, University of Wisconsin


Chapter 6

Serotonin Mediation of Intestinal Peristalsis, T.K. Smith and R.W. McCallum, University of Virginia


Chapter 7

Dopaminergic Mechanisms in GI Motality, J. Wiley , Toku Takahashi , and C. Owyang, University of Michigan Medical Center

Chapter 8

Pharmacology of Endothelins in the Gastrointestinal Tract, G.A. Rae, University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Chapter 9

Hindbrain Neuroactive Substances Controlling Gastrointestinal Function, Z.K. Krowicki and P.J. Hornby, Louisiana State University

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Biography

Timothy S. Gaginella, Ph.D.,  is Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology in the School of Pharmacy, the University of Wisconsin.