Advances in Neuropharmacology

Advances in Neuropharmacology

1st Edition - July 30, 2009

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  • Editors: Giacinto Bagetta, M. Tiziana Corasaniti, T. Sakurada, S. Sakurada
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123748935
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080953861

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This volume provides a broad overview of important new advances in the field of Neuropharmacology. In 20 chapters, a selection of international contributors discuss topics including endocannabinoid function, pain, stress, astrocytes etc, and new possibilities for treatments of neurological diseases with neuropharmacological approaches.

Key Features

  • Cutting-edge articles in neuropharmacology
  • Discusses new possibilities for treatments of neurological disorders
  • Very international authorship providing a global view of the state of research

Readership

Neurpharmacologists

Table of Contents

  • Hajime Mushiake, Kazuhiro Sakamoto, Naohiro Saito, Toshiro Inui, Kazuyuki Aihara, Jun Tanji: Involvement of the prefrontal cortex in dynamical representations in problem solving situations
    Robert Nisticò, Sheila L Dargan, Stephen M Fitzjohn, Graham L Collingridge and Zuner A Bortolotto:
    GLUK1 receptor antagonists and hippocampal mossy fibre function
    Ichiro Sora, Yoshiyuki Kasahara, Kazutaka Ikeda, F. Scott Hall, George R. Uhl: Monoamine transporter as a target molecule for psychostimulants
    Daniele Piomelli and Giuseppe Astarita: Targeted lipidomics as a tool to investigate endocannabinoid function
    Silvana Gaetani, Pasqua Dipasquale, Adele Romano, Laura Righetti, Tommaso Cassano, Daniele Piomelli and Vincenzo Cuomo: The endocannabinoid system as a target for novel anxiolytic and antidepressant drugs
    Giovanni Biggio: GABAA Receptor Function and Gene Expression during Pregnancy and Post Partum
    Machiko Matsumoto, Mitsuhiro Yoshioka, Hiroko Togashi: Early postnatal stress and neural circuits underlying emotional regulation
    Naoko Takino, Eiko Sakurai, Kazuhiko Yanai: Roles of histaminergic neurotransmission on methamphetamine-induced locomotor sensitization
    Patrizia Campolongo, Viviana Trezza, Vincenzo Cuomo: Developmental exposure to cannabinoids causes subtle and enduring neurofunctional alterations
    Masabumi Minami: Neuronal mechanisms for pain-induced aversion: Behavioral studies using a conditioned place aversion test
    Lucia Negri, Elisa Giannini, Roberta Lattanzi, and Pietro Melchiorri:
    Bv8/Prokineticins and their receptors: A new pronociceptive system
    Kazuhide Inoue, Schuichi Koizumi, Ayako Kataoka, Hidetoshi Tozaki-Saitoh, Makoto Tsuda: P2Y6-evoked microglial phagocytosis
    Takehiko Maeda, Shiroh Kishioka: PPAR and pain
    Norikazu Kiguchi, Takehiko Maeda, Yuka Kobayashi, Fumihiro Saika, Shiroh Kishioka: Involvement of inflammatory mediators in neuropathic pain caused by vincristine
    Koichi Tan-No, Hiroaki Takahashi, Osamu Nakagawasai, Fukie Niijima, Shinobu Sakurada, Georgy Bakalkin, Lars Terenius, Takeshi Tadano: Intrathecal N-ethylmaleimide, a cysteine protease inhibitor, produces nociceptive behavior through inhibition of dynorphin degradation
    Takaaki Komatsu, Sou Katsuyama, Kengo Sanai, Shinobu Sakurada, Tsukasa Sakurada: Mechanism of allodynia in mice evoked by intrathecal morphine-3-glucuronide
    Tsukasa Sakurada, Hikari Kuwahata, Takaaki Komatsu, Soh Katsuyama, Giacinto Bagetta, Luigi A. Morrone, Maria T. Corasaniti, Shinobu Sakurada: Intraplantar injection of bergamot essential oil and linalool into the mouse hindpaw: Effects on capsaicin-induced nociceptive response in mice
    Hirokazu Mizoguchi, Chizuko Watanabe, Akihiko Yonezawa, Shinobu Sakurada: Aspect for gene-based therapy against neuropathic pain
    Julie Marchaland, Corrado Cali, Paola Spagnuolo and Paola Bezzi: Regulated exocytosis from astrocytes: physiological and pathological aspects
    Marco Milanese, Simona Zappettini, Tiziana Bonifacino, Francesca Parodi, Cesare Usai, Giambattista Bonanno: Glutamate release from astrocytic gliosomes under physiological and pathological conditions
    Jin-ichi Inokuchi: Neurotrophic and neuroprotective actions of an enhancer of ganglioside biosynthesis
    Elisa Landucci, Francesca Boscia, Rolando Berlinguer Palmini, Lucio Annunziato, Guido Mannaioni, Flavio Moroni & Domenico E. Pellegrini-Giampietro: Involvement of endocannabinoid signalling in the neuroprotective effects of mGlu1 receptor antagonists in models of cerebral ischemia
    Ilenia Sarnico, Annamaria Lanzillotta, Marina Benarese, Manuela Alghisi, Pierfranco Spano and Marina Pizzi: NF-kappaB factors in the regulation of neuronal vulnerability
    Norifumi Shioda, Feng Han, Kohji Fukunaga: Role of Akt and ERK signaling in the neurogenesis following brain ischemia
    Rossella Russo, Luigi A Morrone, Carlo Nucci, Cristina Tassorelli, Domenicantonio Rotiroti, M. Tiziana Corasaniti and Giacinto Bagetta: Identification of novel pharmacological targets to minimize excitotoxic retinal damage
    Flavio Moroni: Differential role of PARP1 and PARP2 in post-ischemic brain damage.
    Diana Amantea, M.C. Marrone, Robert G. Nisticò, Mauro Federici, Giacinto Bagetta, Giorgio Bernardi and Nicola B. Mercuri: Oxidative stress in stroke pathophysiology: validation of hydrogen peroxide metabolism as a pharmacological target to afford neuroprotection

Product details

  • No. of pages: 504
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2009
  • Published: July 30, 2009
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123748935
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080953861

About the Editors

Giacinto Bagetta

Giacinto Bagetta is Professsor of Pharmacology and works in the Department of Pharmacy, Health Science and Nutrition at University of Calabria, Arcavata di Rende, Italy.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professsor of Pharmacology, University of Calabria, Arcavata di Rende, Italy

M. Tiziana Corasaniti

T. Sakurada

S. Sakurada

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