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Textbook of Receptor Pharmacology

3rd Edition

CRC Press

312 pages

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pub: 2010-09-10
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For the past four decades, University College London has offered a renowned course on receptor pharmacology. Originating from this course, the perennially bestselling Textbook of Receptor Pharmacology has presented in-depth coverage of this rapidly expanding area of research. This third edition continues to combine current understanding of classica

Table of Contents

Drug-Receptor Interactions: Classical Approaches to the Study of Drug-Receptor Interactions. Molecular Structure of Receptors: Structure and Function 7-TM G-Protein Coupled Receptors. The Structure of Ligand-Gated Ion Channels. Molecular Structure of Receptor Tyrosine Kinases. Ligand-Binding Studies of Receptors: Direct Measurement of Drug Binding to Receptors. Transduction of the Receptor Signal: Receptors Linked to Ion Channels: Mechanisms of Activation and Block. G-Proteins. Signal Transduction through Protein Tyrosine Kinases. Receptors as Pharmaceutical Targets: Receptors as Pharmaceutical Targets.

About the Originator

John C. Foreman, Ph.D., D.Sc., M.B., B.S., F.R.C.P., is emeritus professor of pharmacology at University College London. His research interests have included the role of bradykinin receptors in the human nasal airway, the control of microvascular circulation in human skin, and the mechanism of activation of dendritic cells. He has published reviews, contributions to books, and 170 research papers.

Torben Johansen, M.D., Dr. Med. Sci. is a docent of pharmacology at the University of Southern Denmark. He has published 70 research papers in refereed journals. His current major research interests are N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors in the stubstantia nigra in relation to cell death in Parkinson's disease and also ion transport and signaling in mast cells in relation to intracellular pH and volume regulation.

Alasdair Gibb, B.Sc., Ph.D., is reader in pharmacology at University College London. He currently leads the General and Advanced Receptor Theory Workshop of the British Pharmacological Society Diploma in Pharmacology and is a course leader on the British Pharmacological Society short course on Translational Pharmacology.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Pharmacology
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General