Advances in Pharmacology, Volume 44

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Academic Press, Apr 8, 1998 - Science - 525 pages
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Each volume of Advances in Pharmacology provides a rich collection of reviews on timely topics. Emphasis is placed on the molecular bases of drug action, both applied and experimental.

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Chapter 2 The Role of Phosphodiesterase Enzymes in Allergy and Asthma
Chapter 3 Modulating Protein Kinase C Signal Transduction
Chapter 4 Preventive Role of Renal KallikreinKinin System in the Early Phase of Hypertension and Development of New Antihypertensive Drugs
lntracellular Targeting Regulation and Selective Inhibition by Compounds Exerting Antiinflammatory and Antidepressant Actions
A Comprehensive Review of Agents in Clinical Use Current Investigational Compounds and Putative Targets for Antifungal Drug Development

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Ferid Murad was born in Whiting, Indiana. Working concurrently on an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Dr. Murad graduated with both degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965. His many honors include the Alfred S. Maschke Award for Clinical Excellence from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. He has held several distinguished positions, including Acting Chairman in the Department of Medicine and Acting Division Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine at Stanford University. He currently is CEO and President of Molecular Geriatrics Corporation in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Dr. Murad is married and has five children.

Joseph T. Coyle, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA

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