Amylin: Physiology and Pharmacology

Amylin: Physiology and Pharmacology

by Andrew Young
     
 

ISBN-10: 0120329549

ISBN-13: 9780120329540

Pub. Date: 12/28/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Science

Deciphers amylin's physiology and reveals previously unrecognized mechanisms fundamental to control body weight and fuel homeostasis. Also discusses therapeutic utility of amylin as the first new medicine to treat diabetes since insulin.

• Provides a current comprehensive treatment of amylin the hormone
• Identifies the majority of amylin's

Overview

Deciphers amylin's physiology and reveals previously unrecognized mechanisms fundamental to control body weight and fuel homeostasis. Also discusses therapeutic utility of amylin as the first new medicine to treat diabetes since insulin.

• Provides a current comprehensive treatment of amylin the hormone
• Identifies the majority of amylin's physiologic functions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780120329540
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
12/28/2005
Series:
Advances in Pharmacology Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Biological actions of amylin and amylinomimetics; Therapeutic uses of amylinomimetic drugs

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