12. The Lung in Relation to Vasoactive Polypeptides

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. Sami I. Said1,
  2. Viktor Mutt2 and
  3. Ervin G. Erdös1

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch12

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

How to Cite

Said, S. I., Mutt, V. and Erdös, E. G. (1980) The Lung in Relation to Vasoactive Polypeptides, 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.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Dallas Veterans Adminisiraiion Medical Cenier and Departments of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology, Universily of Texas Souih western Medical School, Dallas, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Biochemistry Department, Karolinska Insiituiei, Siockholm, Sweden

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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Keywords:

  • lung;
  • active peptides;
  • eosinophil-chemotactic peptides;
  • angiotensin-converting enzyme;
  • peptide hormones

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Biologically Active Peptides in Normal Lung

  • Pulmonary Metabolism of Active Peptides

  • Formation and Release of Peptide Hormones by Lung Tumours

  • Acknowledgement

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References