Description

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.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* This volume includes reviews on some of the hottest topics in pharmacology, including: * Multidrug resistance and the MDR1 gene in gene therapy * Regulation of calcium channels in epithelial cells * Gene therapy and vascular disease * Potential therapeutic applications for Heparin * Calcium channel blockers * Antithrombotic agents * Regulation of potassium channels in epithelial cells

Readership

Pharmacologists, immunologists, and biochemists.

Table of Contents

J. M. Aran, I. Pastan, and M. Gottesman, Therapeutic Strategies Involving the Multidrug Resistance Phenotype: The MDRI Gene as a Target, Chemoprotectant and Selectable Marker in Gene Therapy. R. G. O'Neil and M. I. N. Zhang, The Diversity of Calcium Channels and Their Regulation in Epithelial Cells. M. Kibbe, T. Billiar, and E. Tzeng, Gene Therapy and Vascular Disease. D. J. Tyrell, A. P. Horne, K. R. Holme, J. M. H. Preuss, and C. P. Page, Heparin in Inflammation: Potential Therapeutic Applications Beyond Anticoagulation. A. P. Morris, The Regulation of Epithelial Cell cAMP- and Calcium-dependent Chloride Channels. W. T. Clusin and M. E. Anderson, Calcium Channel Blockers: Current Controversies and Basic Mechanisms of Action. K. K. Wu, Antithrombotic Agents. S. Schultz, Regulation of Potassium Channels in Sodium Absorbing Epithelial Cells.

Details

No. of pages:
344
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1999
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780120329472
Electronic ISBN:
9780080581385

Reviews

@from:Praise for the Series @qu:"Recommended not only to pharmacologists but also to all those in related disciplines." @source:--NATURE @qu:"The works do represent an extensive compilation of data by outstanding researchers in this area. They are generally scientifically excellent, the bibliographies are good, and the individual reports are clear, concise, and extremely well illustrated." @source:--H.E. Kaufmann in CHEMOTHERAPY @qu:"Superb reading material." @source:--JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES