Ions-Cyclic Nucleotides-Cholinergy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080231938, 9781483188577

Ions-Cyclic Nucleotides-Cholinergy

1st Edition

Proceedings of the 7th International Congress of Pharmacology, Paris, 1978

Editors: J.C. Stoclet
eBook ISBN: 9781483188577
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1979
Page Count: 340
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Advances in Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Volume 3: Ions – Cyclic Nucleotides – Cholinergy covers the proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Pharmacology, held in Paris in 1978. This book mainly focuses on studying ions, cyclic nucleotides, and cholinergy. Specifically, this text discusses the pharmacology of calcium homeostasis and presents lectures given in the symposium. The role of cyclic nucleotides in the regulation of muscular tissue functions and the evaluation of cyclic AMP and cyclic GMP are also looked into. This text presents in its latter part papers on chemical structure and cholinergic activity. This volume will be valuable to students and experts in the field of pharmacology, therapeutics, and related fields.

Table of Contents

Introduction Ions Pharmacology of Calcium Homeostasis The Control of Calcium Metabolism in Health and Disease Vitamin D and its Metabolites: Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology Clinical Pharmacology and Application of the Active Forms of Vitamin Biosynthesis, Metabolism and Mode of Action of Parathyroid Hormone Calcitonin: From Physiology to Therapeutic Uses Diphosphonates Summary Invited Lectures Ca Ion and Muscle Contraction The Sodium Channels in Excitable Membranes Cyclic Nucleotides Role of Cyclic Nucleotides in the Regulation of Muscular Tissue Functions Cyclic Nucleotides and Muscle Function: Introduction The Possible Role of Cyclic GMP in the Actions of Hormones and Drugs on Smooth Muscle Tone: Effects of Exogenous Cyclic GMP Derivatives Effect of Nitro-compound Smooth Muscle Relaxants and other Materials on Cyclic GMP Metabolism Adenylate Cyclase in Heart and Skeletal Muscle Cyclic Nucleotide Accumulation and Hormonal Modulation of Cardiac Metabolism and Contraction Possible Regulation of the Calcium Permeability of Cardiac Cell Membranes by Cyclic Nucleotides Some Characteristics of Low Molecular Weight Phosphoprotein Constituents of Cardiac Sarcoplasmic Reticulum and Sarcolemma Phosphorylation and Regulation of Contractile Proteins Evaluation of Cyclic AMP and Cyclic GMP A Reassessment of the Criteria Used to Involve Cyclic Nucleotides in Hormone and Drug Mechanisms Radioimmunoassay of Cyclic AMP, Cyclic CMP The Distribution of Cyclic Nucleotides and their Protein Kinases in Tissues: An Immunocytochemical Approach Contribution of Theoretical Simulation to the Study of the Cyclic AMP System Invited Lecture Cyclic Nucleotides, Phosphorylated Proteins and Drug Actions in the Central


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