ISBN-10:
0387254048
ISBN-13:
9780387254043
Pub. Date:
04/28/2005
Publisher:
Springer US
Adrenomedullin in Cardiovascular Disease / Edition 1

Adrenomedullin in Cardiovascular Disease / Edition 1

by Toshio Nishikimi

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ISBN-13: 9780387254043
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 04/28/2005
Series: Basic Science for the Cardiologist , #19
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Toshio Nishikimi, MD, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Hypertension and Cardiorenal Medicine, Dokkyo University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan.

Table of Contents

Biochemistry of Adrenomedullin.- Adrenomedullin Receptor and Signal Transduction.- Adrenomedullin Gene.- Adrenomedullin Expression and Secretion.- Biological Action of Adrenomedullin.- Circulating Adrenomedullin.- Role of Adrenomedullin in Cardiovascular Diseases.- Adrenomedullin as an Adipokine.- Adrenomedullin Knockout Mouse and Transgenic Mouse.- Pleiotropic Effect of Adrenomedullin: Lessons from Pure Adrenomedullin Knockout Mouse.- Therapeutic Application of Adrenomedullin.- Therapeutic Potentials of Adrenomedullin for Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension.

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