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Antidiabetic Agents: Recent Advances in their Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology

Volume 27, the first thematic volume in the Series, provides an overview of present knowledge with regard to the pharmacological and clinical aspects of antidiabetic drugs. It aims to stimulate further consideration of possible concepts in the development of new antidiabetic drugs.

Audience
Pharmacologists, medicinal chemists, and toxicologists.

Included in series
Advances in Drug Research

Hardbound, 231 Pages

Published: May 1996

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-013327-7

Contents

  • Introduction.Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis.Clinical Aspects of Diabetes Mellitus.Mechanisms of Insulin Action.Therapeutic Use of Insulin.The Secretory Machinery of Insulin Release.Compounds Acting on Insulin Secretion: Sulphonylureas.Compounds Acting on Glucose Uptake: Biguanides.Compounds Acting on Glucose Absorption.Aldose Reductase Inhibitors as New Antidiabetic Drugs.Conclusions.References.Cumulative Index of Authors.Cumulative Index of Titles.

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