Prostaglandins and Thromboxanes

Prostaglandins and Thromboxanes

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ISBN-13: 9781468427806
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Series: Nato Science Series A: (closed) , #13
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1977
Pages: 449
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Chemistry of Prostaglandins and Thromboxanes.- Some Synthetic Aspects of Prostaglandins.- Prostaglandin Bioassay.- Radioimmunoassays of Prostaglandins and Thromboxanes.- Vapor-Phase Methods for Quantitative Evaluation of Prostaglandins and Related Compounds in Biological Samples.- Biosynthesis of Prostaglandins.- Metabolism of Prostaglandins.- Screening for Inhibitors of Prostaglandin and Thromboxane Biosynthesis.- Prostaglandin Synthetase Inhibitors.- Respiratory System (General Introduction).- Generation of Prostaglandin and Thromboxane-like Substances by Large Airways and Lung Parenchyma.- Clinical Effects of the Prostaglandins on the Respiratory System.- Aspirin-Sensitive Asthma: Its Relationship to Inhibition of Prostaglandin Biosynthesis.- Physiological Roles of Prostaglandins in Reproduction.- Clinical Use of Prostaglandins for Termination of Pregnancy and Induction of Labour.- to Circulatory System.- Polypeptides: Vascular Actions as Modified by Prostaglandins.- Prostaglandins and Vascular Wall.- The Role of Prostaglandins in Gastrointestinal Tone and Motility.- Effect of Prostaglandins on Gastrointestinal Functions.- Antisecretory Prostaglandins and Gastric Mucosal Erosions in the Rat.- The Role of Prostaglandins and Cyclic Nucleotides in Inflammation.- Prostaglandins and Mast Cell Histamine Release.- Prostaglandins and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs.- Influence of Anti-Inflammatory Steroids on Prostaglandin and Thromboxane Release from Tissues.- Influence of Prostaglandins on Central Functions.- Prostaglandins as Modulators of Autonomic Neuroeffector Transmission.- Inflammatory Pain and Fever.- List of Contributors.

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