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Title NPY family of peptides in neurobiology, cardiovascular and metalobic disorders : from genes to therapeutics / Zofia Zukowska, Giora Z. Feuerstein, editors
Published Basel ; Boston : Birkhauser Verlag, 2005


Description 1 online resource (ix, 279 pages) : illustrations
Series EXS ; 95
Experientia. Supplementum ; 95.
Contents List of contributors; Introduction; 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 neuropeptife Y: pharmacology to molecular biology and receptor localization; Molecular ligans-receptor interaction of the NPY/PP peptide family; Pysioogical and patophysiological perspectives of te 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 endocradial endothelium and cardiac functionNeuropeptide Y and sympathetic control of vascular tone in hypertension; Neuropeptide Y and the cerebral circulation; Neuropeptide 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 hypothalmic NPY and cohorts with central leptin gene therapy alleviates dyslipidemia, insulin resistance, and obesity for life-timeNPY and bone; NPY in alcoolism and psychiatric disorders; Plasticity of neuropeptide Y in the dentale 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 perspectivs for therapies based on the NPY family of peptidesIndex; List of contributors
Summary A compilation of the breakthroughs in NPY/PYY neurobiology, cardiovascular and metabolic disorders, written by international renowned experts with the objective to synthesize leading concepts and data in support for translational medicine
Analysis biomedische wetenschappen
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Neuropeptide Y -- Pathophysiology
Neuropeptide Y -- Derivatives -- Pathophysiology
Gastrointestinal hormones -- Pathophysiology
Sciences de la vie.
Form Electronic book
Author Zukowska, Zofia
Feuerstein, Giora Z., 1946-
ISBN 9783764374174
Other Titles Family of peptides in neurobiology, cardiovascular and metalobic disorders