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Receptors and ligands in neurological disorders

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central nervous system -- Diseases.,
  • Neurotransmitter receptors.,
  • Neuromuscular diseases.,
  • Alzheimer"s disease.,
  • Ligands (Biochemistry),
  • Nervous System Diseases -- physiopathology.,
  • Receptors, Endogenous Substances -- physiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementeditors, Amar K. Sen, Tyrone Lee.
    SeriesIntercellular and intracellular communication ;, 4
    ContributionsSen, Amar K., Lee, Tyrone.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC361 .R43 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 319 p. :
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2388517M
    ISBN 100521307201
    LC Control Number87017659

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This book summarises current studies which involve receptors and ligands in neurological disorders. The advance in the study of receptors in Receptors and ligands in neurological disorders book enables investigators to explore the mechanism of. In biochemistry and pharmacology, receptors are chemical structures, composed of protein, that receive and transduce signals that may be integrated into biological systems.

These signals are typically chemical messengers, which bind to a receptor, they cause some form of cellular/tissue response, e.g. a change in the electrical activity of a cell. There are three main ways the action of the. Such an effect of trace amines makes them ideal candidates for the development of novel therapeutics for a wide range of human disorders.

This book presents up-to-date, cutting-edge, and comprehensive information on the link between trace amines and neurological disorders. Melatonin receptors are G protein-coupled receptors (GPCR) which bind melatonin. Three types of melatonin receptors have been vassilyk.com MT 1 (or Mel 1A or MTNR1A) and MT 2 (or Mel 1B or MTNR1B) receptor subtypes are present in humans and other mammals, while an additional melatonin receptor subtype MT 3 (or Mel 1C or MTNR1C) has been identified in amphibia and birds.

Trace amine-associated receptors (TAARs) are a class of G-protein-coupled receptors, identified in human (six subtypes) and other vertebrates and invertebrates.

TAAR1 is a receptor for tyramine, β-phenylethylamine, octopamine, tryptamine, and 3-iodothyronamine, a thyroid hormone derivative, present in the brain at nanomolar concentrations. This chapter serves as a primer on the recent advances in our understanding of neural function both in health and in disease.

It is beyond the scope of this chapter to cover these important areas in extensive detail, and readers are referred to outstanding textbooks that are entirely devoted to the topic (Kandel ; Nestler et al.

; Squire ). Sigma receptors are promising drug development targets for a host of neurological, psychiatric, oncological, immunological, cardiovascular, ophthalmological, and gastrointestinal disorders.

They are structurally unique proteins that are distinct from classical G protein-coupled receptors, ionotropic receptors, or receptor tyrosine kinases.

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Books online: Receptors and Ligands in Neurological Disorders (Intercellular and Intracellular Communication),vassilyk.com In this review we will show the participation of MT1 and MT2 receptors in neurological disorders and the future therapeutic prospects of melatonin receptors agonists/antagonists on various central.

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Mar 10,  · For example, [11 C]methylspiperone also has 5HT 2 affinity, while the higher affinity ligands [11 C]FLB and [18 F]fallypride do not discriminate between D 2 and D 3 sites.

8 It has been hypothesized that in schizophrenia and other DA-dependent neurological disorders, more D 2 receptors exist in the D 2 high state 9−12 and that D 2 high is.

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Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Ligands & receptors. This is the currently selected item. Signal relay pathways. Response to a signal. Practice: Cell signaling. Next lesson. Communication in single-celled organisms. Sort by: Top Voted.

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Thereafter, anandamide and 2-arachidonoylglycerol, CB 1 and CB 2 endogenous ligands, were identified in animals and named endocannabinoids CB 1 receptors are found primarily in the brain but also in several peripheral tissues. CB 2 receptors are mainly found in immune and hematopoietic cells, but can become upregulated in other tissues.

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Cell-Surface Receptors. Cell-surface receptors, also known as transmembrane receptors, are proteins that are found attached to the cell membrane. These receptors bind to external ligand molecules (ligands that do not travel.