Vasopressin - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128208168, 9780128208175

Vasopressin, Volume 113

1st Edition

Editors: Gerald Litwack
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128208168
eBook ISBN: 9780128208175
Imprint: Academic Press
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

1. Diabetes Insipidus in Pregnancy
Sonia Ananthakrishnan
2. Vasopressin Inactivation: Role of Insulin-Regulated Aminopeptidase
Jonathan Bogan
3. Vasotocin and the Origins of the Vasopressin/Oxytocin Receptor Gene Family
Ben Clarke
4. Vasopressin V2 Receptor Ligand Recognition
Martha Citlalli Contreras-Romo and Jose Correa-Basurto
5. Development and Therapeutic Potential of Vasopressin Synthetic Analog [V4Q5]dDAVP as a Novel Anticancer Agent
Juan Garona
6. Cellular Junctions and Vasopressin
Corinna Gleiser
7. Vasopressin actions in the kidney renin angiotensin system and its role in hypertension and renal disease
Alexis Gonzalez
8. Oxytocin/Vasopressin-Like Neuropeptide Signaling in Insects
Christian Gruber
9. V2 Vasopressin Receptor Mutations
Taroh Iiri
10. The Vasotocinergic System and Its Role in the Regulation of Stress in Birds
Wayne Kuenzel
11. Vasopressin receptor subtypes and renal sodium transport
Yuri Natochin
12. Amyloid-Like Aggregation of Provasopressin
Martin Spiess
13. Molecular Aspects of Aquaporins
Weidong Wang
14. Vasopressin and Vasopressin Receptors in Brain Edema
Emil Zeynalov


Description

Vasopressin, Volume 113 in the Vitamins and Hormones series, highlights new advances in the field, with this new volume presenting interesting chapters. Each chapter is written by an international board of authors.

Key Features

  • Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
  • Presents the latest release in the Vitamins and Hormones series
  • Updated release includes the latest information on Vasopressin

Readership

Undergraduates, graduates, academics and researchers in the field of vitamins and hormones


Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2020
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128208168
eBook ISBN:
9780128208175

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About the Editors

Gerald Litwack

Gerald Litwack Editor

Dr. Gerald Litwack obtained M.S. and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin Department of Biochemistry and remained there for a brief time as a Lecturer on Enzymes. Then he entered the Biochemical Institute of the Sorbonne as a Fellow of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. He next moved to Rutgers University as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and later as Associate Professor of biochemistry at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Medicine. After four years he moved to the Temple University School of Medicine as Professor of Biochemistry and Deputy Director of the Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, soon after, becoming the Laura H. Carnell Professor. Subsequently he was appointed chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at the Jefferson Medical College as well as Vice Dean for Research and Deputy Director of the Jefferson Cancer Institute and Director of the Institute for Apoptosis. Following the move of his family, he became a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Biological Chemistry of the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and then became the Founding Chair of the Department of Basic Sciences at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, becoming Professor of Molecular and Cellular Medicine and Associate Director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center as his final position. During his career he was a visiting scientist at the University of California, San Francisco and Berkeley, Courtauld Institute of Biochemistry, London and the Wistar Institute. He was appointed Emeritus Professor and/or Chair at Rutgers University, Thomas Jefferson University and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. He has published more than 300 scientific papers, authored three textbooks and edited more than sixty-five books. Currently he lives with his family and continues his authorship and editorial work in Los Angeles.

Affiliations and Expertise

Toluca Lake, North Hollywood, California, USA