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Handbook of biologically active peptides

Author: Abba J Kastin
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, ©2006.
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Peptides play a crucial role in many physiological processes including actions as neurotransmitters, hormones, and antibiotics. This work includes a description about the presence of some peptides  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abba J Kastin
ISBN: 9780123694423 0123694426
OCLC Number: 71846806
Description: xliii, 1595 pages, [40] pages of color plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: I. Plant Peptides Section --
1. 4-kDa Peptide --
2. AtPep1 Peptides --
3. CLAVATA3: A Putative Peptide Ligand Controlling Arabidopsis StemCell --
4. DVL Peptides Are Involved in Plant Development --
5. The POLARIS Peptide --
6. Phytosulfokine --
7. RALF Peptides --
8. ROTUNDIFOLIA4: A Plant-Specifi c Small Peptide --
9. The S-Locus Cysteine-Rich Peptide SCR /SP11 --
10. Systemins --
II. Bacterial /Antibiotic Peptides Section --
11. Cationic Antimicrobial Peptides XThe Defensins --
12. Cathelicidins: Cationic Host Defense and Antimicrobial Peptides --
13. Microcins --
14. Peptaibols --
15. Nonribosomally Synthesized Microbial Macrocyclic Peptides --
16. Lantibiotics --
17. The Nonlantibiotic Heat-Stable Bacteriocins in Gram-Positive Bacteria --
18. Colicins: Bacterial /Antibiotic Peptides --
III. Fungal /Antifungal Peptides Section --
19. Fungal Peptides with Antifungal Activity --
20. Toxins from Basidiomycete Fungi (Mushroom): Amatoxins, Phallotoxins, and Virotoxins --
21. Fungal Peptides with Ribonuclease Activity --
22. Fungal Ribosome Inactivating Proteins --
23. Peptides and Depsipeptides from Plant Pathogenic Fungi --
IV. Invertebrate Peptides Section --
24. Insect Diuretic and Antidiuretic Hormones --
25. Developmental Peptides: ETH, Corazonin, and PTTH --
26. Tachykinins and Tachykinin-Related Peptides in Invertebrates --
27. Proctolin in Insects --
28. Sulfakinins --
29. The Invertebrate AKH /RPCH Family --
30. Insect Myosuppressins /FMRFamides and FL /IRFamides /NPFs --
31. Allatostatins in the Insects --
32. The FXPRLamide (Pyrokinin /PBAN) Peptide Family --
33. Insect Pigment Dispersing Factor and Bursicon --
34. Crustacean Bioactive Peptides --
35. Crustacean Chromatophorotrophins and Hyperglycemic Hormone Peptide Families --
36. Molluscan Bioactive Peptides --
37. Molluscan Peptides and Reproduction --
38. Free-Living Nematode Peptides --
39. Parasitic Nematode Peptides --
V. Amphibian Peptides Section --
40. Amphibian Tachykinins --
41. Opioid Peptides from Frog Skin and Bv8-Related Peptides --
42. Amphibian Bombesin-Like Peptides --
43. Host Defense Peptides from Australian Amphibians: Caerulein and Other Neuropeptides --
44. Bradykinin-Related Peptides from Frog Skin --
45. The Dermaseptins --
46. The Temporins --
47. Chromogranins /Secretogranins and Derived Peptides: Insights from the Amphibian Model --
48. Sodefrin and Related Pheromones --
49. Amphibian Neurohypophysial Peptides --
50. Bombinins --
VI. Venom Peptides Section --
51. Scorpion Venom Peptides --
52. Snake Venom Peptides --
53. Sea Anemone Venom Peptides --
54. Spider Venom Peptides --
55. Conus Snail Venom Peptides --
56. Insect Venom Peptides --
57. Worm Venom Peptides --
58. Targets and Therapeutic Properties of Venom Peptides --
59. Structure-Function Strategies to Improve the Pharmacological Value of Animal Toxins --
VII. Cancer /Anticancer Peptides Section --
60. Analogs of Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone (LHRH) in Cancer --
61. Bombesin-Related Peptides and Neurotensin: Effects on Cancer Growth /Proliferation and Cellular Signaling in Cancer --
62. Somatostatin and NPY --
63. Bradykinin and Cancer --
64. Endothelin --
65. Adrenomedullin: An Esoteric Juggernaut of Human Cancers --
66. Angiotensin Peptides and Cancer --
67. Gastrin and Cancer --
68. VIP and PACAP as Autocrine Growth Factors in Breast and Lung Cancer --
69. Oxytocin and Cancer --
70. Antagonists of Growth Hormone VReleasing Hormone (GHRH) in Cancer --
VIII. Vaccine Peptides Section --
71. Cancer Immunotherapy with Rationally Designed Synthetic Peptides --
72. Peptide Vaccines for Cancer Treatment --
73. Antiadhesin Synthetic Peptide Consensus Sequence Vaccine and Antibody Therapeutic for Pseudomonas Aeruginosa --
74. Peptide Vaccines for Malaria --
75. Peptide Vaccine for Otitis Media --
76. Peptide Vaccine for Alzheimer --
77. Peptide Dendrimers as Immunogens --
IX. Immunological and Infl ammatory Peptides Section --
78. Chemotactic Peptide Ligands for Formylpeptide Receptors Influencing Inflammation --
79. Complement-Derived Inflammatory Peptides: Anaphylatoxins --
80. Chemokines: A New Peptide Family of Neuromodulators --
81. Immune Peptides Related to Dipeptidyl Aminopeptidase IV /CD26 --
82. RGD-Peptides and Some Immunological Problems --
83. Neuropeptides That Regulate Immune Responses --
84. Peptides as Targets of T Cell-Mediated Immune Responses --
85. The Use of Positional Scanning Synthetic Peptide Combinatorial Libraries to Identify Immunological Relevant Peptides --
86. Copolymer 1 and Related Peptides as Immunomodulating Agents --
87. CLIP XA Multifunctional MHC Class II VAssociated Self-Peptide --
X. Brain Peptides Section --
88. Vasopressin and Oxytocin --
89. Thyrotrophin-Releasing Hormone: New Functions for an Ancient Peptide --
90. Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone. 91. Brain Somatostatin-Related Peptides --
92. Corticotrophin-Releasing Hormone (CRH) Peptide Family --
93. Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone --
94. Pacap /Vip --
95. Neuropeptide Y --
96. Melanocortins --
97. Cocaine- and Amphetamine-Regulated Transcript (CART) --
98. The Melanin-Concentrating Hormone --
99. CCK /Gastrin --
100. The Hypocretins (Orexins) --
101. Ghrelin --
102. Neurotensin --
103. Neuromedin U (NMU): Brain Peptide --
104. Galanin and GALP Systems in Brain XMolecular Pharmacology, Anatomy, and Putative Roles in Physiology and Pathology --
105. Brain Tachykinins --
106. CGRP and Adrenomedullin in the Brain --
107. The RFamide-Related Peptides --
108. Apelin: Discovery, Distribution, and Physiological Role --
109. Urotensin II and Urotensin II VRelated Peptide --
110. Brain /B-Type Natriuretic Peptide (BNP) and C-Type Natriuretic Peptide (CNP) --
111. Endozepines --
112. KiSS-1 /Metastin --
XI. Endocrine Peptides Section --
113. Role of Opioid Peptides in the Local Regulation of Endocrine Glands --
114. Role of Tachykinin-Gene-Related Peptides in the Local Regulation of Endocrine Glands --
115. Neuropeptide Y and the Regulation of Endocrine Function --
116. Effects of PACAP in the Local Regulation of Endocrine Glands --
117. Endothelins in the Local Regulation of Endocrine Glands --
118. Adrenomedullin and Related Peptides in the Local Regulation of Endocrine Glands --
119. Ghrelin in the Local Regulation of Endocrine Glands --
120. Atrial Natriuretic Peptide in Local Regulation of Endocrine Glands --
121. Galanin, Neurotensin, and Neuromedins in the Local Regulation of Endocrine Glands --
XII. Ingestive Peptides Section --
122. Neuropeptide Y: A Conductor of the Appetite-Regulating Orchestra in the Hypothalamus --
123. Hypothalamic Galanin and Ingestive Behavior: Relation to Dietary Fat, Alcohol, and Circulating Lipids --
124. Effects of Melanocortins on Ingestive Behavior --
125. CART Peptide and Ingestive Behavior --
126. Orexins and Opioids in Feeding Behavior --
127. Melanin-Concentrating Hormone --
128. Corticotrophin-Releasing Hormone (CRH) and Ingestive Behavior --
129. Peptide YY (PYY) and Neuromedin U (NMU): Effects on Ingestive Behavior --
130. Ghrelin and Ingestive Behavior --
131. Cholecystokinin and Satiety --
132. Enterostatin, a Peptide Regulator of Dietary Fat Ingestion --
133. Regulation of Feeding Behavior by Glucagonlike Peptide 1 (GLP-1) --
134. Role of Amylin and Calcitonin-Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) in the Control of Food Intake --
135. Leptin and the Regulation of Feeding --
136. Ingestive Peptides: Insulin --
XIII. Gastrointestinal Peptides Section --
137. Adrenomedullin in Gastrointestinal Function --
138. Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide and Gastrointestinal Function --
139. Peripheral Cholecystokinin --
140. Corticotrophin-Releasing Hormone (CRH) Family in the Gastrointestinal System --
141. Paneth Cell --
Defensins --
142. Galanin in the Gastrointestinal Tract: Distribution and Function --
143. Gastrin --
144. Gastrin-Releasing Peptide --
145. Glucagonlike Peptides 1 and 2, Enteroglucagon, Glicentin, and Oxyntomodulin --
146. Ghrelin --
147. Leptin and the Gastrointestinal Tract --
148. Motilin --
149. Neurotensin in Regulation of Gastrointestinal Functions --
150. Pituitary Adenylate Cyclase Activating Polypeptide (PACAP) --
151. Pancreatic Polypeptide --
152. Peptide YY --
153. Secretin --
154. Somatostatin --
155. Somatostatin Analogs in the Gastrointestinal Tract --
156. Substance P and Related Tachykinins in the Gastrointestinal Tract --
157. TFF (Trefoil Factor Family) Peptides --
158. Signaling by Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide in Gastrointestinal Smooth Muscle --
XIV. Cardiovascular Peptides Section --
159. Adrenomedullin and Its Related Peptides --
160. Angiotensin II and Its Related Peptides --
161. Bradykinin and Its Related Peptides --
162. Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptides --
163. Endothelins --
164. Ghrelin: Its Therapeutic Potential in Heart Failure --
165. Natriuretic Peptides in the Cardiovascular System --
166. Urotensin and Its Related Peptides --
167. Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide --
168. Cardiovascular Peptides: Vasopressin --
XV. Renal Peptides Section --
169. Renal Effects of Neurohypophyseal Peptides --
170. Renal Renin-Angiotensin System --
171. Renal Natriuretic Peptide System and Actions of Urodilatin --
172. ANP and Its Role in the Regulation of Renal Tubular Transport Processes --
173. Adrenomedullin as a Renal Peptide --
174. Adrenomedullin 2 /Intermedin --
175. Renal Endothelin --
176. Prolactin and Kidney Function --
XVI. Respiratory Peptides Section --
177. Therapeutic Potential of Adrenomedullin for Pulmonary Hypertension --
178. Endothelin in the Airways --
179. PACAP's Role in Pulmonary Function --
180. Tachykinins and Their Receptors in the Lung --
181. Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide. XVII. Opioid Peptides Section --
182. Proenkephalin-Derived Opioid Peptides --
183. Prodynorphin-Derived Opioid Peptides --
184. POMC Opioid Peptides --
185. Endomorphins as Endogenous Peptides for?f-Opioid Receptor: Their Differences in the Pharmacological and Physiological Characters --
186. Casomorphins and Hemorphins XOpioid Active Peptides Released by Partial Hydrolysis of Structural Proteins --
187. Anti-Opioid Peptides --
188. Nociceptin --
189. Role of Tachykinins in Spinal Nociceptive Mechanisms and Their Interactions with Opioids --
190. Exorphin-Opioid Active Peptides of Exogenous Origin --
191. Opioid-Substance P Chimeric Peptides --
XVIII. Neurotrophic Peptides Section --
192. VIP- and PACAP-Related Neuroprotection --
193. Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 --
194. Erythropoietin XA Hematopoietic Hormone with Emerging Diverse Activities --
195. Neuregulins --
196. The Neurotrophins --
XIX. Blood-Brain Barrier Peptides Section --
197. Amino Acid Transport Across the Blood VBrain Barrier --
198. Oligopeptide Transport at the Blood VBrain and Blood VCSF Barriers --
199. Opiate Peptides and the Blood VBrain Barrier --
200. Permeability of the Blood VBrain Barrier to Neurotrophic Peptides --
201. Transport of Basic Peptides at the Blood VBrain Barrier --
202. Fibroblast Growth Factor and the Blood VBrain Barrier --
203. Ingestive Peptides and the Blood VBrain Barrier 204. Functional Aspects of Vasoactive Peptides at the Blood VBrain Barrier --
205. Hypothalamic Neuropeptides and the Blood VBrain Barrier --
206. Diseases Mediated by the BBB: From Alzheimers to Obesity --
XX. Other Peptide Topics --
207. Prebiotic Peptides --
208. Mixture-Based Combinatorial Libraries --
209. Use of Synthetic Peptides for Structural and Functional Analyses of Viruses Like HIV --
210. Pheromone Peptides --
211. Fish Peptides --
212. Peptides and Sleep --
213. Peptide Chronomics.
Other Titles: Biologically active peptides
Responsibility: edited by Abba J. Kastin.
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