PARP as a Therapeutic Target
Molecular Bases of Anesthesia
Biomedical Applications of Computer Modeling
Cell Death: The Role of PARP
Handbook of Alcoholism
Manual of Immunological Methods
Infectious Diseases in Immunocompromised Hosts
March 06, 2002
Recent research in cell death mechanisms has rekindled interest in PARP's (Poly (ADP-Ribose) Polymerase) intriguing role in necrosis and apoptosis. While the details of how PARP1 functions are still being elucidated, it has tremendous potential as a promising drug target. PARP inhibitors' dual...
Eric Moody, Phil Skolnick
December 28, 2000
Molecular Bases of Anesthesia provides a clear overview of the state of knowledge about anesthetic mechanisms at the molecular level of occurrence and focusing on the latest state-of-the-art techniques that relate to how anesthetic drugs cause unconsciousness. With contributions by leading experts,...
September 19, 2000
Up to the last decade or so, most general modeling approaches to the study of molecular components of biological responses have required significant amount of computer time, expertise, and resources, as well as highly specialized and often custom-written programs. With Biomedical Applications of...
Michael S. Lidow
June 22, 2000
Years of extensive investigation into neurophysiology, neurochemistry, and behavioral pharmacology have produced an understanding of antipsychotic medication action that is much more refined than the original dopamine hypothesis. New perspectives offer an array of novel drugs - drugs that pose a...
June 22, 2000
Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP), also termed poly (ADP-ribose) synthetase (PARS) is a nuclear enzyme with a wide range of functions, including regulation of DNA repair, cell differentiation, and gene expression. More than a decade after the identification of PARP-like enzymatic activities in...
Gerald Zernig, Alois Saria, Martin Kurz, Stephanie O'Malley
March 24, 2000
While the war on drugs continues to attract world attention, it is often overlooked that alcoholism remains a major worldwide health concern. No matter what your expertise, the CRC Handbook of Alcoholism can help you acquire the necessary skills to treat problem drinkers and alcohol-dependent...
July 02, 1998
The Manual of Immunological Methods represents the collaboration of the Canadian Network of Toxicology Centers, a non-profit network of university-based scientists dedicated to research, training, risk assessment, and communication. This manual provides detailed immunological methods that can be...
Vassil St. Georgiev
December 29, 1997
Because of limited access to medical libraries and medical journals, the majority of clinicians may find it difficult to keep informed on the latest developments in drug manufacture and treatment of infectious diseases in immunocompromised patients. This new handbook strives to fulfill the need for...
November 25, 1997
The theoretical and practical significance of antimuscarinic drugs is more obvious today than ever before. Antimuscarinics have helped to explore the pathomechanisms of of Alzheimer's disease, and to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's, cardiovascular problems, gastrointestinal diseases, and even...
James F. Whitfield, Paul Morley
October 20, 1997
Osteoporosis, a growing epidemic among women in North America, Europe, and Japan, is a painful, costly disease that has presented a treatment challenge to healthcare professionals. Until recently, therapies have focused on agents that slow bone resorption, and have had only limited success at...
Richard M. Eglen
January 21, 1997
This book explores several subtypes of muscarinic receptors that modulate smooth muscle activity. Main topics include a classification of muscarinic receptors, biochemical responses that occur in smooth muscle, the role of muscarinic receptors in the function of gastrointestinal and genitourinary...
A. G. Stewart
September 24, 1996
Asthma is a disease of high prevalence that has shown a trend toward increasing incidence, morbidity, and mortality over the last three decades despite apparently effective drug treatments and increasing awareness of the need for better disease management. Often the inflammatory component of asthma...