Prostaglandins in Cellular Biology: Proceedings of the ALZA Conference on Prostaglandins in Cellular Biology and the Inflammatory Process held in Carmel, California, October 24-26, 1971

Prostaglandins in Cellular Biology: Proceedings of the ALZA Conference on Prostaglandins in Cellular Biology and the Inflammatory Process held in Carmel, California, October 24-26, 1971

by Peter Ramwell (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1972)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468428469
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 12/12/2012
Series: Alza Conference Series , #1
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1972
Pages: 526
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Remarks to the First Session.- Use of Prostaglandins in the Preparation of Blood Components.- Some Effects of Vasoactive Hormones on the Mammalian Red Blood Cell.- Use of PGE(1) in Preparation and Storage of Platelet Concentrates.- Prostaglandin E(1) and E(2): Qualitative Difference in Platelet Aggregation.- The Effect of Prostaglandins, Epinephrine, and Aspirin on Cyclic AMP Phosphodiesterase Activity of Human Blood Platelets and Their Aggregation.- Leukocyte Cyclic AMP: Pharmacological Regulation and Possible Physiological Implications.- Effect of Prostaglandins upon Enzyme Release from Lysosomes and Experimental Arthritis.- The Role of Prostaglandins in the Immune Response.- The Role of Prostaglandins in the Regulation of Growth and Morphology of Transformed Fibroblasts.- Prostaglandin Release by Human Cells in vitro.- Release and Actions of Prostaglandins in Inflammation and Fever: Inhibition by Anti-Inflammatory and Antipyretic Drugs.- Formation of Prostaglandins in the Skin Following a Burn Injury.- Prostaglandin Inhibition of Immediate and Delayed Hypersensitivity in vitro.- The Role of Prostaglandins in Microcirculatory Regulation and Inflammation.- Pro-Inflammatory Effects of Certain Prostaglandins.- Studies on the Mode of Action of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents.- Contraction of Isolated Cutaneous Vascular Smooth Muscle and Its Response to Prostaglandins.- Interactions of Prostaglandin E(1) and Catecholamines in Isolated Vascular Smooth Muscle.- Cellular Aspects of Prostaglandin Synthesis and Testicular Function.- The Antihypertensive and Natriuretic Endocrine Function of the Kidney: Vascular and Metabolic Mechanisms of the Renal Prostaglandins.- Prostaglandins and the Microvascular System: Physiological and Histochemical Correlations.- Effect of Prostaglandins on Adrenergic Neurotransmission to Vascular Smooth Muscle.

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