Extracellular Nucleotides and Nucleosides: Release, Receptors, and Physiological & Pathophysiological Effects, 54

  • Erik Schwiebert, University of Alabama, Birmingham, U.S.A.


Basic and clinical scientists, biophysicits, biochemits, cell biologists, cell physiologists, biotechnologists, and pharmaceutical companies.


Book information

  • Published: June 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-153354-0

Table of Contents

Extracellular Nucleotide and Nucleoside Signaling: First PrinciplesIntroduction: ATP and its Metabolites as Potent Extracellular AgentsCellular Mechanisms and Physiology of Nucleotide and Nucleoside Release from Cells: CurrentKnowledge, Novel Assays to Detect Purinergic Agonists, and Future DirectionsMolecular and Biological Properties of P2Y ReceptorsExtracellular ATP-gated P2X Purinergic Receptor ChannelsMolecular and Cell Biology of Adenosine ReceptorsRelating the Structure of ATP-gated Ion Channel-receptors to their FunctionEpithelial Purinergic Receptors and Signaling in Health and DiseaseNucleotide Release and Purinergic Signaling in the Vasculature Driven by the Red Blood CellA Purine Signal for Functional Hyperemia in Skeletal and Cardiac MusclePurinergic Receptors in the Nervous SystemPurinergic (P2) Receptors in the KidneyPurinergic Receptors and Hepatobiliary FunctionATP in the Treatment of Advanced CancerPurinergic Receptors in the Glomerulus and Vasculature of the Kidney