8. The Lung as a Generator of Prostacyclin

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

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720615.ch8

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

Ciba Foundation Symposium 78 - Metabolic Activities of the Lung

How to Cite

Gryglewski, R.J. (1980) The Lung as a Generator of Prostacyclin, 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.ch8

Author Information

  1. Department of Pharmacology, N. Copernicus Academy of Medicine, Grzegorzecka 16, 31–531 Kraków, Poland

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:

  • prostacyclin;
  • hormone;
  • pulmonary emboli;
  • thromboembolic diseases;
  • prostacyclin

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Metabolic Function of the Lung

  • Release of Prostanoids by the Lung

  • Hormonal Function of the Lung

  • Stimulation of Prostacyclin Release by the Lung

  • Hypothesis

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References