Adenosine in the Nervous System

Adenosine in the Nervous System

1st Edition - October 28, 1991

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  • Author: Richard Stone
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080984193

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This volume in a series on neuroscience provides an overview of the last 20 years of research into the biochemistry, physiology,pharmacology and clinical therapeutic potential of adenosine and its analogues in the nervous system. Among the topics covered are adenosine transport in nervous systemtissues, adenosine production and metabolism and the electropharmacology of adenosine.


Research workers and graduate students in neuroscience and physiology, and interested research clinicians.

Table of Contents

  • J.D. Geiger and D.M. Fyda, Adenosine Transport in Nervous System Tissues. P. Meghji, Adenosine Production and Metabolism. C.H.V. Hoyle and G. Burnstock, ATP Receptors and their Physiological Roles. M. Reddington and K.S. Lee, Adenosine Receptor Subtypes: Classification and Distribution. J. Linden, The Adenosine Receptor Molecule. P.F. Morgan, Post-Receptor Mechanisms. M. Williams, Adenosine Receptor Agonists and Antagonists. T.D. White and K. Hoehn, Release of Adenosine and ATP from Nervous Tissue. T.W. Stone and J.T. Bartrup, Electropharmacology of Adenosine. P.J. Marangos, Potential Therapeutic Roles for Adenosine in Neurologic Disease. J.A. Ribeiro, Adenosine and the Central Nervous System Control of Autonomic Function. H.A. Simmonds, Purine Metabolic Disorders and Neurological Dysfunction. Chapter References. Index.

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  • No. of pages: 296
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1991
  • Published: October 28, 1991
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080984193

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Richard Stone

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Northwestern Airlines, Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A.

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