The Kinin System - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122493409, 9780080542522

The Kinin System

1st Edition

Authors: Stephen Farmer
Hardcover ISBN: 9780122493409
eBook ISBN: 9780080542522
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st April 1997
Page Count: 349
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Table of Contents

Chapt.1- Introduction Chapt.2- Pharmacology and Immunopharmacology Chapt.3- Molecular Pharmacology of Kinin Receptors. Chapt.4- Gene Expression, Regulation and Cell Surface Presentation of the Kininogens. Chapt.5- Molecular Biology of the Kallikreins Chapt.6- Immunological Probes for the Bradykinin Chapt.7- Metabolism of Bradykinin by Peptidases Chapt.8- Kinin b1 Receptor Induction and Inflammation. Chapt.9- Kinins and Pain. Chapt.10- The Kallikrein- Kinin System in Sepis Syndrome. Chapt.11- The Kinin System and Neutrophils. Chapt.12- Putative Roles of Bradykinin and the Kinin System in Pancreatitis. Chapt.13- The Role of the Kallikrein-Kinin System in Inflammation-induced Bone Metabolism. Chapt.14- Bradykinin as an Inflammatory Mediator in the Urinary Tract. Chapt.15- The Kallikrein-Kinin System in Asthma and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Chapt.16- Bradykinin Formation in Allergic Diseases and Hereditary Angioedema. Chapt.17- The Nasal Airway Pharmacology of Bradykinin. Chapt.18- Bradykinin as a Growth Factor. Chapt.19- The Role of Kinins in the Cardiac Effects of ACE Inhibitors and Myocardial Ischemia.


Description

Chapt.1- Introduction Chapt.2- Pharmacology and Immunopharmacology Chapt.3- Molecular Pharmacology of Kinin Receptors. Chapt.4- Gene Expression, Regulation and Cell Surface Presentation of the Kininogens. Chapt.5- Molecular Biology of the Kallikreins Chapt.6- Immunological Probes for the Bradykinin Chapt.7- Metabolism of Bradykinin by Peptidases Chapt.8- Kinin b1 Receptor Induction and Inflammation. Chapt.9- Kinins and Pain. Chapt.10- The Kallikrein- Kinin System in Sepis Syndrome. Chapt.11- The Kinin System and Neutrophils. Chapt.12- Putative Roles of Bradykinin and the Kinin System in Pancreatitis. Chapt.13- The Role of the Kallikrein-Kinin System in Inflammation-induced Bone Metabolism. Chapt.14- Bradykinin as an Inflammatory Mediator in the Urinary Tract. Chapt.15- The Kallikrein-Kinin System in Asthma and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Chapt.16- Bradykinin Formation in Allergic Diseases and Hereditary Angioedema. Chapt.17- The Nasal Airway Pharmacology of Bradykinin. Chapt.18- Bradykinin as a Growth Factor. Chapt.19- The Role of Kinins in the Cardiac Effects of ACE Inhibitors and Myocardial Ischemia.

Key Features

  • Offers new information on kinin reception, regulation of gene expression of receptors, and kinin-generating proteins.
  • Provides a distinctly immunopharmacological approach to the kinin system.
  • Reviews of the role of kinins in disease and inlcudes data from human studies.
  • Includes information that is fully up-to-date and comprehensive.

Details

No. of pages:
349
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080542522

About the Authors

Stephen Farmer Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Bioscience Zeneca Pharmaceuticals