Antidiabetic Agents: Recent Advances in their Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology

Antidiabetic Agents: Recent Advances in their Molecular and Clinical Pharmacology

1st Edition - May 8, 1996

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  • Editors: Bernard Testa, Urs Meyer
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080526706

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Description

Volume 27, the first thematic volume in the Series, provides an overview of present knowledge with regard to the pharmacological and clinical aspects of antidiabetic drugs. It aims to stimulate further consideration of possible concepts in the development of new antidiabetic drugs.

Readership

Pharmacologists, medicinal chemists, and toxicologists.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction.
    Regulation of Glucose Homeostasis.
    Clinical Aspects of Diabetes Mellitus.
    Mechanisms of Insulin Action.
    Therapeutic Use of Insulin.
    The Secretory Machinery of Insulin Release.
    Compounds Acting on Insulin Secretion: Sulphonylureas.
    Compounds Acting on Glucose Uptake: Biguanides.
    Compounds Acting on Glucose Absorption.
    Aldose Reductase Inhibitors as New Antidiabetic Drugs.
    Conclusions.
    References.
    Cumulative Index of Authors.
    Cumulative Index of Titles.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 231
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1996
  • Published: May 8, 1996
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080526706

About the Serial Volume Editors

Bernard Testa

Affiliations and Expertise

University Hospital Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland

Urs Meyer

Affiliations and Expertise

Biocentre, University of Basel, Switzerland

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