Cardiovascular Hormone Systems: From Molecular Mechanisms to Novel Therapeutics

Cardiovascular Hormone Systems: From Molecular Mechanisms to Novel Therapeutics

Editor(s): Michael Bader

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9783527319206

Online ISBN: 9783527626236

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626236

About this Book

Edited by a renowned scientist in the field with more than 200 high profile scientific publications to his name, this is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of all cardiovascular hormone systems. Clearly structured, the text covers steroid and peptide hormones, amines, and arachidonic acid metabolites, as well as such others as nucleotides, nitric oxide, and acetylcholine. An essential reference for researchers working on the cardiovascular system and related diseases.

Table of contents

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  1. Part One: Steroid Hormones

    1. Chapter 2

      Sex Steroid Hormones (pages 39–64)

      Vera Regitz-Zagrosek, Eva Becher, Shokoufeh Mahmoodzadeh and Carola Schubert

  2. Part Two: Peptide Hormones

    1. Chapter 3

      Angiotensins (pages 65–100)

      Robson Augusto Souza Dos Santos, Anderson José Ferreira and Ana Cristina Simões e Silva

    2. Chapter 4

      Kinins (pages 101–123)

      Suzana Macedo de Oliveira, Kely de Picoli Souza, Michael Bader and João Bosco Pesquero

    3. Chapter 8

      Apelin and Vasopressin (pages 193–208)

      Xavier Iturrioz, Annabelle Reaux-Le Goazigo, Françoise Moos and Catherine Llorens-Cortes

  3. Part Three: Amines

    1. Chapter 11

      Dopamine (pages 251–293)

      Pedro Gomes and Patríio Soares-da-silva

    2. Chapter 12

      Histamine (pages 295–314)

      Izabela Rozenberg, Felix C. Tanner and Thomas F. Lüscher

    3. Chapter 16

      Nitric Oxide (pages 395–406)

      Valérie B. Schini-Kerth and Paul M. Vanhoutte

    4. Chapter 17

      Acetylcholine (pages 407–424)

      Maria Cláudia Irigoyen, Catarina S. Porto, Pedro Paulo Soares, Fernanda Consolin-Colombo and Antônio Cláudio Nóbrega

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