Description

Published continuously since 1944, the Advances in Protein Chemistry and Structural Biology serial has been a continuous, essential resource for protein chemists. Covering reviews of methodology and research in all aspects of protein chemistry, including purification/expression, proteomics, modeling and structural determination and design, each volume brings forth new information about protocols and analysis of proteins while presenting the most recent findings from leading experts in a broad range of protein-related topics.

Key Features

Covers reviews of methodology and research in all aspects of protein chemistry.
Brings forth new information about protocols and analysis of proteins while presenting the most recent findings from leading experts in a broad range of protein-related topics.

Readership

Biochemists, biophysicists, cell biologists, protein chemists, structural geneticists, and structural biologists

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter One. Inflammation in Anxiety

1 Introduction

2 Cytokines, Brain, and Behavior

3 Inflammation in Anxiety Disorders

4 Inflammation in Anxiety Disorders: Potential Role of Oxidative Stress

5 Oxidative Stress, Transcription Factors, and Inflammation

6 Conclusion

Chapter Two. Inflammation-Related Disorders in the Tryptophan Catabolite Pathway in Depression and Somatization

1 Introduction

2 Tryptophan and the TRYCAT Pathway

3 The TRYCAT Pathway in Somatization

4 Activation of the TRYCAT Pathway May Cause Somatization

5 The TRYCAT Pathway, the CNS, and Somatization

6 Summary

7 Potential Treatment Implications

Chapter Three. Inflammation in Schizophrenia

1 Introduction

2 The Immune Response and the Type-1 and Type-2 Polarization

3 Inflammation in Schizophrenia

4 Type-1 and Type-2 Immune Response in Schizophrenia

5 Antipsychotic Drugs and the Type-1/Type-2 Imbalance in Schizophrenia

6 The Monocyte/Macrophage System in Schizophrenia

7 Brain Imaging and Microglia Activation in Schizophrenia

8 The Tryptophan–Kynurenine Metabolism in Schizophrenia

9 Treatment Options for Schizophrenia Based on Immune Modulation

10 COX-2 Inhibition as Therapeutic Approach in Schizophrenia

Chapter Four. Inflammation in Parkinson’s Disease

1 Introduction

2 Parkinson’s Disease

3 Inflammation in PD

4 Evidence of Inflammation in PD

5 Inflammation in Animal Models of PD

6 Molecular Mechanisms of Inflammation in PD

7 Therapeutic Implications

8 Conclusions

Chapter Five. Treatment with Aβ42 Binding d-Amino Acid Peptides Reduce Amyloid Deposition and Inflammation in APP/PS1 Double Transgenic Mice

1 Introduction

2 Materials and Methods

2.1 Animals

2.2 Peptides

2.3

Details

No. of pages:
200
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123983145
Electronic ISBN:
9780123983206

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