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

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

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Table of contents

1. NPY family of peptides in neurobiology, cardiovascular system and metabolism: genes, diseases and therapeutics
Zofia Zukowska, Giora Z. Feuerstein

2. An overview of neuropeptide Y: pharmacology to molecular biology and receptor localization
Yvan Dumont, Rémi Quirion

3. Molecular ligand-receptor interaction of the NPY/PP peptide family
Nicole Merten, Annette G. Beck-Sickinger

4. Modulator role of neuropeptide Y in human vascular sympathetic neuroeffector junctions
M. Verónica Donoso, Ana María Delpiano, J. Pablo Huidobro-Toro

5. NPY and NPY receptors: presence, distribution and roles in the regulation of the endocardial endothelium and cardiac function
Danielle Jacques, Sawsan Sader, Claudine Perreault, Dima Abdel-Samad

6. Neuropeptide Y and sympathetic control of vascular tone in hypertension
Thomas C. Westfall

7. Neuropeptide Y and the cerebral circulation
Lars Edvinsson

8. Neuropeptide Y and the heart: implication for myocardial infarction and heart failure
Giora Z. Feuerstein, Edward W. Lee

9. Role of neuropeptide Y in the regulation of kidney function
Joseph Winaver, Zaid Abassi

10. NPY and neuron-adipocyte interactions in the regulation of metabolism
L. Christine Turtzo, M. Daniel Lane

11. NPY and energy homeostasis: an opportunity for novel anti-obesity therapies
Douglas J. MacNeil, Akio Kanatani

12. Subjugation of hypothalamic NPY and cohorts with central leptin gene therapy alleviates dyslipidemia, insulin resistance, and obesity for life-time
Satya P. Kalra, Pushpa S. Kalra

13. NPY and bone
Susan J. Allison, Herbert Herzog

14. NPY in alcoholism and psychiatric disorders
Annika Thorsell, Rose-Marie Karlsson, Markus Heilig

15. Plasticity of neuropeptide Y in the dentate gyrus after seizures, and its relevance to seizure-induced neurogenesis
Helen E. Scharfman, William P. Gray

16. NPY and extreme stress: lessons learned from posttraumatic stress disorder
Mary Ann Dutton, Edward W. Lee, Zofia Zukowska

17. NPY and chronic neurodegenerative disease
Carol A. Colton, Michael P. Vitek

18. Human NPY gene variants in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases
Ullamari Pesonen

19. Future directions and perspectives for therapies based on the NPY family of peptides
Zofia Zukowska, Giora Z. Feuerstein

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Keywords: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical TEC059000

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783764374174

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