Adenosine in the Nervous System

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Academic Press, Dec 2, 2012 - Medical - 296 pages
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This volume in a series on neuroscience provides an overview of the
last 20 years of research into the biochemistry, physiology,pharmacology and clinical therapeutic potential of adenosine and its analogues in the nervous system. Among the topics covered are adenosine transport in nervous systemtissues, adenosine production and metabolism and the electropharmacology of adenosine.
 

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Contents

Chapter 2 Adenosine production and metabolism
25
Chapter 3 ATP receptors and their physiological roles
43
classification and distribution
77
Chapter 5 The adenosine receptor molecule
103
Chapter 6 Postreceptor mechanisms
119
Chapter 7 Adenosine receptor agonists and antagonists
137
Chapter 8 Release of a denosine and ATP from nervous tissue
173
Chapter 9 Electropharmacology of adenosine
197
Chapter 10 Potential therapeutic roles for adenosine in neurologic disease
217
Chapter 11 Adenosine and the central nervous system control of autonomic function
229
Chapter 12 Purine metabolic disorders and neurological dysfunction
247
Index
267
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