A Functional View of Smooth Muscle - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780762306138, 9780080953359

A Functional View of Smooth Muscle, Volume 8

1st Edition

Editors: L. Barr G. Christ
Hardcover ISBN: 9780762306138
eBook ISBN: 9780080953359
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 10th May 2000

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Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (L. Barr and G.J. Christ). Mechanics of Smooth Muscle (R.A. Meiss). Regulation of Smooth Muscle Contraction (W.T. Gerthoffer and J.K. Larsen). Changes in the Composition of Myosin Isoforms in Smooth Muscle Hypertrophy Following Urinary Bladder Outlet Obstruction (S.K. Chacko, M. DiSanto, Y. Zheng, and A.J. Wein). CA2+ Response Pathways in Smooth Muscle Contraction (I. Gorenne and R.S. Moreland). Ptoential Signal Mediators for CASensitization of Smooth Muscle Contraction: RHO-Associated Kinase, Atypical Protein Kinase C, and Arachidonic Acid (S. Kobayashi, N.T. Ikeda, K. Mogami, M. Ito, T. Nakano, M. Ohmura, and Y. Yoshimoto). Calcium Signaling in Smooth Muscle (B. Himpens, L. Missiaen, and R. Casteels). Cyclic Nucleotides in Smooth Muscle (T.M. Lincoln, N.J. Boerth, and P. Komalavilas). Structure and Function of the Myometrium (V. Jain, G.R. Saade, and R.E. Garfield). Properties, Regulation, and Role of Potassium Channels of Smooth Muscle (W.C. Cole and O.C. Chomienne). Inward Currents in Smooth Muscle (S.M. Sims and G.R. Wade). The Neural Control of Smooth Muscle (G.J. Christ and L. Barr). The Path of Intercellular Communication: Gap Junctions (P. Brink and L. Barr). Index.


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Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (L. Barr and G.J. Christ). Mechanics of Smooth Muscle (R.A. Meiss). Regulation of Smooth Muscle Contraction (W.T. Gerthoffer and J.K. Larsen). Changes in the Composition of Myosin Isoforms in Smooth Muscle Hypertrophy Following Urinary Bladder Outlet Obstruction (S.K. Chacko, M. DiSanto, Y. Zheng, and A.J. Wein). CA2+ Response Pathways in Smooth Muscle Contraction (I. Gorenne and R.S. Moreland). Ptoential Signal Mediators for CASensitization of Smooth Muscle Contraction: RHO-Associated Kinase, Atypical Protein Kinase C, and Arachidonic Acid (S. Kobayashi, N.T. Ikeda, K. Mogami, M. Ito, T. Nakano, M. Ohmura, and Y. Yoshimoto). Calcium Signaling in Smooth Muscle (B. Himpens, L. Missiaen, and R. Casteels). Cyclic Nucleotides in Smooth Muscle (T.M. Lincoln, N.J. Boerth, and P. Komalavilas). Structure and Function of the Myometrium (V. Jain, G.R. Saade, and R.E. Garfield). Properties, Regulation, and Role of Potassium Channels of Smooth Muscle (W.C. Cole and O.C. Chomienne). Inward Currents in Smooth Muscle (S.M. Sims and G.R. Wade). The Neural Control of Smooth Muscle (G.J. Christ and L. Barr). The Path of Intercellular Communication: Gap Junctions (P. Brink and L. Barr). Index.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080953359

About the Editors

L. Barr Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physiology, University of Illinois, Urgbana, IL, USA

G. Christ Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Urology, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Yeshiva University, New York, NY, USA