Advances in Pharmacology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120329335, 9780080581248

Advances in Pharmacology, Volume 32

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: J. August M. Anders Ferid Murad Joseph Coyle
eBook ISBN: 9780080581248
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 14th February 1995
Page Count: 583


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Table of Contents

G. Milligan, Signal Sorting by G-Protein-Linked Receptors.

K.B. Glaser, Regulation of Phospholipase A2 Enzymes: Selective Inhibitors and Their Pharmacological Potential.

J.B. Summers and D.H. Albert, Platelet Activating Factor Antagonists.

M.K. Gould and T.A. Raffin, Pharmacological Management of Acute and Chronic Bronchial Asthma.

S.H. Pincus and V.V. Tolstikov, Anti-Human Immunodeficiency Virus Immunoconjugates.

O. Strannegard, RecentAdvances in the Treatment of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infections with Interferons and Other Biological Response Modifiers.

W.-W. Zhang, T. Fujiwara, E.A. Grimm, and J.A. Roth, Advances in Cancer Gene Therapy.

S. Vijayasaradhi and A.N. Houghton, Melanoma and Melanocytes: Pigmentation, Tumor Progression, and the Immune Response to Cancer.

W. Patsch and A.M. Gotto, Jr., High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol, Plasma Triglyceride, and Coronary Heart Disease: Pathophysiology and Management.

Y. Misu, H. Ueda, and Y. Goshima, Neurotransmitter-like Actions of L-DOPA.

G.P. Reynolds and C. Czudek, New Approaches to the Drug Treatment of Schizophrenia.

F. Valtorta and F. Benfenati, Membrane Trafficking in Nerve Terminals. References. Subject Index. Contents of Previous Volumes.


Volume 32 contains issues of interest to scientists working in pharmacology, biochemistry, and physiology, particularly to those in HIV, cancer, neurology, and cardio-vascular research and medicine. The chapters on new approaches to cancer therapy and schizophrenia will be of special interest to pharmacologists. Each volume of Advances in Pharmacology provides a rich collection of reviews on timely topics. Emphasis is placed on the molecular bases of drug action, both applied and experimental.


Pharmacologists, immunologists, and neuroscientists at the research level.


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About the Serial Volume Editors

J. August Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

John Hopkins University; Department of Pharmacology, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

M. Anders Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Rochester; Department of Pharmacology, New York, U.S.A.

Ferid Murad Serial Volume Editor

Ferid Murad was born in Whiting, Indiana. Working concurrently on an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Dr. Murad graduated with both degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965. His many honors include the Alfred S. Maschke Award for Clinical Excellence from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. He has held several distinguished positions, including Acting Chairman in the Department of Medicine and Acting Division Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine at Stanford University. He currently is CEO and President of Molecular Geriatrics Corporation in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Dr. Murad is married and has five children.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas Medical School, Houston, U.S.A.

Joseph Coyle Serial Volume Editor

Joseph T. Coyle, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA