Neuropeptide Y and Drug Development by Lars Grundemar,Stephen R. Bloom

By Lars Grundemar,Stephen R. Bloom

Neuropeptide Y (NPY) is a ubiquitous and demanding messenger within the anxious procedure, with a variety of physiological roles. it really is interested in the physique power stability and is among the so much powerful stimuli of nutrients consumption recognized. NPY additionally acts to control valuable and peripheral autonomic functions.

This ebook, written via educational and business specialists within the box, hyperlinks the newest easy experimental wisdom approximately NPY and its receptors with components of medical importance.

This booklet should be of curiosity to these operating in all parts of study plagued by NPY, reminiscent of nutrients consumption and effort homeostasis, cardiovascular legislation and G-protein-coupled receptors, in addition to these drawn to the improvement of gear as NPY targets.

  • The hypothalamic position of NPY and its dating with consuming problems and diabetes
  • The sympathetic worried approach position of NPY and its involvement in cardiovascular disorders
  • Characterization of NPY receptor forms and their mind distribution, molecular biology and pharmacology
  • Development of peptide and non-peptide receptor antagonists

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