Pharmacological Mechanisms and the Modulation of Pain

Pharmacological Mechanisms and the Modulation of Pain

1st Edition - February 23, 2016

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  • Editor: James Barrett
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128039328
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128038833

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Pharmacological Mechanisms and the Modulation of Pain, the newest volume in the Advances in Pharmacology series, presents the pharmacological mechanisms and the modulation of pain. With a variety of chapters and the best authors in the field, this volume is an essential resource for pharmacologists, immunologists, and biochemists alike.

Key Features

  • Contains contributions from the best authors in the field of pharmacology that focus on the pharmacological mechanisms and modulation of pain
  • Provides an essential resource for pharmacologists, immunologists, and biochemists

Readership

Pharmacologists, immunologists, and biochemists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Perspectives and Trends in Pharmacological Approaches to the Modulation of Pain
    James E. Barrett and Derick A. Haas
    2. MicroRNA-Based Biomarkers in Pain
    Sujay Ramanathan and Seena K. Ajit
    3. AdvPh #75-08 Modulation of Chronic Pain by Metabotropic Glutamate Receptors
    Santina Chiechio
    4. Purinergic Mechanisms and Pain
    Geoffrey Burnstock
    5. The Role of Store-Operated Calcium Channels in Pain
    Frances Munoz and Huijuan Hu
    6. Sodium Channels in Pain and Cancer; New Therapeutic Opportunities
    Ana Paula Luiz and John N. Wood
    7. Antinociception by Sigma-1 Receptor Antagonists: Central and Peripheral Effects
    Luz Romero, Manuel Merlos and José Miguel Vela
    8. Central N/OFQ-NOP Receptor System in Pain Modulation
    Norikazu Kiguchi, Huiping Ding and Mei-Chuan Ko
    9. The Role of Regulatory Transporters in Neuropathic Pain
    Muhammad Saad Yousuf and Bradley J. Kerr
    10. The Pharmacology of Visceral Pain
    Anthony C. Johnson and Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld
    11. Behavioral Pharmacology and Pain Drug Discovery : Preclinical Pharmacological Approaches in Drug discovery for Chronic Pain
    Garth T. Whiteside, James D. Pomonis and Jeffrey D. Kennedy
    12. The Potential of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment and Modulation of Pain
    Guan-hua Du, Tian-yi Yuan, Li-da Du and Yong-xiang Zhang

Product details

  • No. of pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2016
  • Published: February 23, 2016
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128039328
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128038833

About the Serial Volume Editor

James Barrett

Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, Drexel University College of Medicine, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Pharmacology & Physiology, Drexel University College of Medicine, USA

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