1. Introduction

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. J.R. Vane

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch1

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

How to Cite

Vane, J.R. (2008) Introduction, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung (eds R. Porter and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch1

Author Information

  1. Wellcome Research Laborafories, Langley Court, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BS, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444901590

Online ISBN: 9780470720615

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Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • 5-Hydroxytryptamine

  • Catecholamines

  • Acetylcholine and Histamine

  • Bradyklnln

  • Converting Enzyme and Bradykininase

  • Other Peptides

  • Prostaglandins

  • Endocrine Function of the Lung

  • Hydrolysis of Angiotensin I to Anciotensin II

  • Release of Active Substances

  • Release by Chemical Stimuli

  • Release by Physical Stimuli

  • Conclusions

  • References