Description

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, Fumi

Details

No. of pages:
504
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123748935
Electronic ISBN:
9780080953861