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Title The calcitonin gene-related peptide family : form, function and future perspectives / Debbie L. Hay, Ian M. Dickerson, editors
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 236 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Molecular and Functional Evolution of the Adrenomedullin Family in Vertebrates: What Do Fish Studies Tell Us? -- Ligand Binding and Activation of the CGRP Receptor -- Understanding Amylin Receptors -- The CGRP-Receptor Component Protein: A Regulator for CLR Signaling -- The Calcitonin Peptide Family: What Can We Learn from Receptor Knock Out and Transgenic Mice -- Gene Targeted Mouse Models of Adrenomedullin Signaling -- Genetic Regulation of CGRP and Its Actions -- Vascular Actions of CGRP and Adrenomedullin: Mechanisms and Potential Contribution to Inflammation in the Cutaneous Microvasculature -- Insights into the Function of Intermedin/Adrenomedullin 2 -- CGRP and Adrenomedullin as Pain-Related Peptides -- Amylinergic Control of Ingestive Behaviour -- CGRP Receptor Antagonists for Migraine: Challenges and Promises -- Calcitonin Receptor Expression in Embryonic, Foetal and Adult Tissues: Developmental and Pathophysiological Implications -- Conclusions and Future Perspectives
Summary Contains a series of reviews on the calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) family of peptides. This book includes chapters on: The adrenomedullin peptides and signalling; Ligand binding and activation of the CGRP receptor; Understanding amylin receptors; The CGRP-receptor component protein; and, The calcitonin peptide family
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Calcitonin gene-related peptide.
Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide.
Form Electronic book
Author Hay, Debbie L.
Dickerson, Ian M.
ISBN 9789048129096 (e-isbn)
9048129095 (e-isbn)