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NPY Family of Peptides in Neurobiology, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders: from Genes to Therapeutics [electronic resource]

  • Zukowska, Zofia. editor. , Feuerstein, Giora Z. editor.
  • 2006
NPY Family of Peptides in Neurobiology, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders: from Genes to Therapeutics [electronic resource]
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    NPY Family of Peptides in Neurobiology, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders: from Genes to Therapeutics[electronic resource] / edited by Zofia Zukowska, Giora Z. Feuerstein.
  • Author
    Zukowska, Zofia., editor., Feuerstein, Giora Z., editor.
  • Authors
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    X, 280 p. : online resource.
  • Total State.
    Experientia Supplementum ; 95
  • Contents Note
    NPY family of peptides in neurobiology, cardiovascular system and metabolism: genes, diseases and therapeutics -- NPY family of peptides, receptors and processing enzymes -- An overview of neuropeptide Y: pharmacology to molecular biology and receptor localization -- Molecular ligand-receptor interaction of the NPY/PP peptide family -- Physiological and pathophysiological perspectives of the NPY family of peptides -- Modulator role of neuropeptide Y in human vascular sympathetic neuroeffector junctions -- NPY and NPY receptors: presence, distribution and roles in the regulation of the endocardial endothelium and cardiac function -- Neuropeptide Y and sympathetic control of vascular tone in hypertension -- Neuropeptide Y and the cerebral circulation -- Neuropeptide Y and the heart: implication for myocardial infarction and heart failure -- Role of neuropeptide Y in the regulation of kidney function -- NPY and neuron-adipocyte interactions in the regulation of metabolism -- NPY and energy homeostasis: an opportunity for novel anti-obesity therapies -- Subjugation of hypothalamic NPY and cohorts with central leptin gene therapy alleviates dyslipidemia, insulin resistance, and obesity for life-time -- NPY and bone -- NPY in alcoholism and psychiatric disorders -- Plasticity of neuropeptide Y in the dentate gyrus after seizures, and its relevance to seizure-induced neurogenesis -- NPY and extreme stress: lessons learned from posttraumatic stress disorder -- NPY and chronic neurodegenerative disease -- Genetics of the NPY family of peptides and their receptors -- Human NPY gene variants in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases -- Summary -- Future directions and perspectives for therapies based on the NPY family of peptides.
  • Topical Term
    Medicine.
    Biomedicine.
    Biomedicine general.
  • Host Item
    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9783764371555
  • ISBN
    9783764374174
  • Language
    English