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Gut peptides : biochemistry and physiology

Author: John H Walsh; G J Dockray
Publisher: New York : Raven Press, ©1994.
Series: Comprehensive endocrinology.
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A comprehensive reference presenting research on the structure, functions and actions of the gut peptides. The first section explains general principles of the system; the second gives a detailed  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gut peptides.
New York : Raven Press, ©1994
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H Walsh; G J Dockray
ISBN: 0781701155 9780781701150
OCLC Number: 29032125
Description: xii, 884 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: General principles --
Regulatory peptide systems of the gut: an introductory essay / Graham J. Dockray and John H. Walsh --
Molecular approaches to the study of gut peptides / Stephen J. Brand [and others] --
Signal transduction and intercellular communication / Emeran A. Mayer --
Peptides --
Gastrin / John H. Walsh --
Gut somatostatin / Tsutomu Chiba and Tadataka Yamada --
Secretin / Andrew B. Leiter, William Y. Chey and Alan S. Kopin --
Cholecystokinin / Rodger A. Liddle --
Gastric inhibitory polypeptide / Raymond A. Pederson --
Motilin / Pierre Poitras --
Glucagon and other proglucagon-derived peptides / Jens Juul Holst and Catherine Orskov --
Pancreatic polypeptide family / Peter Mannon and Ian L. Taylor --
Neurotensin / Arthur Shulkes --
Endothelin / M.A. Ghatei [and others] --
Substance P and other tachykinins / Graham J. Dockray --
Gastrin-releasing peptide / Nigel Bunnett --
Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide and related peptides / Graham J. Dockray --
Opioid peptides / Graham J. Dockray --
Calcitonin gene-related peptide / Peter Holzer. (cont) Galanin / Ake Rokaeus --
Epidermal growth factor and transforming growth factor-[alpha] / William E. Karnes, Jr. --
Insulin-like growth factors / Pauline Kay Lund --
Transforming growth factor [beta] / John A. Barnard III and Robert J. Coffey --
Relevance to gut physiology and pathophysiology --
Gastric secretion / K.C. Kent Lloyd and John H. Walsh --
Circulating hormones in peptic ulcer disease / John Calam --
Gastrinoma and other hypergastrinemic syndromes / Paul N. Maton --
Role of neuropeptides in peristalsis / John R. Grider --
Physiological role of neuropeptides in the gastrointestinal smooth muscle sphincters: neuropeptide and VIP-nitric oxide interactions / Kenneth DeVault and Satish Rattan --
Intestinal salt and water transport / Helen J. Cooke --
Enteroinsular axis / John C. Brown --
Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors / Howard R. Mertz and John H. Walsh --
Peptide growth factors and regulation of growth in the intestine / Daniel K. Podolsky --
Growth factors and gastrointestinal malignancies / William E. Karnes, Jr. (cont) Role of peptides in the regulation of the mucosal immune and inflammatory response / Fergus Shanahan and Peter A. Anton.
Series Title: Comprehensive endocrinology.
Responsibility: editors, John H. Walsh, Graham J. Dockray.


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