The Kinin System


  • Stephen Farmer, Bioscience Zeneca Pharmaceuticals


Book information

  • Published: April 1997
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-249340-9

Table of Contents

Chapt.1- IntroductionChapt.2- Pharmacology and ImmunopharmacologyChapt.3- Molecular Pharmacology of Kinin Receptors.Chapt.4- Gene Expression, Regulation and Cell Surface Presentation of the Kininogens.Chapt.5- Molecular Biology of the KallikreinsChapt.6- Immunological Probes for the BradykininChapt.7- Metabolism of Bradykinin by PeptidasesChapt.8- Kinin b1 Receptor Induction and Inflammation.Chapt.9- Kinins and Pain.Chapt.10- The Kallikrein- Kinin System in Sepis Syndrome.Chapt.11- The Kinin System and Neutrophils.Chapt.12- Putative Roles of Bradykinin and the Kinin System in Pancreatitis.Chapt.13- The Role of the Kallikrein-Kinin System in Inflammation-induced Bone Metabolism.Chapt.14- Bradykinin as an Inflammatory Mediator in the Urinary Tract.Chapt.15- The Kallikrein-Kinin System in Asthma and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.Chapt.16- Bradykinin Formation in Allergic Diseases and Hereditary Angioedema.Chapt.17- The Nasal Airway Pharmacology of Bradykinin.Chapt.18- Bradykinin as a Growth Factor.Chapt.19- The Role of Kinins in the Cardiac Effects of ACE Inhibitors and Myocardial Ischemia.