The Brain as a Drug Target: Volume 98
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The Brain as a Drug Target: Volume 98

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The brain is protected by the blood-brain barrier and this barrier prevents many drugs from entering the brain. This volume discusses various drug delivery and targeting strategies that are being developed to enhance the transport and distribution of drugs into the brain.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 468 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 771.1g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123855063
  • 9780123855060

Table of contents

Monoamine Transporters: Vulnerable and Vital Doorkeepers Zhicheng Lin, Juan J. Canales, Throestur Bjoergvinsson, Morgane M. Thomsen, Hong Qu, Qing-Rong Liu, Gonzalo E. Torres, and S. Barak Caine
Therapeutic Targets in Alzheimer Disease and Related Tauopathies Christopher P. Corbo and Alejandra del C. Alonso
Therapeutic Targets for Neuroprotection and/or Enhancement of Functional Recovery Following Traumatic Brain Injury Matthew L. Kelso and James R. Pauly
Insulin, Synaptic Function, and Opportunities for Neuroprotection John G. Mielke and Yu-Tian Wang
Molecular Alterations in Glioblastoma: Potential Targets for Immunotherapy Azizul Haque, Naren L. Banik, and Swapan K. Ray
Molecular Signaling and Translational Significance of the Corticotropin Releasing Factor System Patrick J. Ronan, and Cliff H. Summers
Molecular targets of alcohol action: translational research for pharmacotherapy development and screening Giorgio Gorini, Richard L. Bell, and R. Dayne Mayfield
Brain Nicotinic Receptors as Emerging Targets for Drug Addiction: Neurobiology to Translational Research Shafiqur Rahman
Glutamatergic Neuroplasticity in Cocaine Addiction Joachim D. Uys and Kathryn J. Reissner
Role of the serotonergic system in alcohol dependence: from animal models to clinics Verity R. Johnson, Jason M. Weedman, Youssef Sari
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Review Text

PRAISE FOR THE SERIES "Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist--for whom the numerous references will be invaluable--but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell."--British Medical Journal
PRAISE FOR THE SERIES "Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist--for whom the numerous references will be invaluable--but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell."--British Medical Journal
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PRAISE FOR THE SERIES "Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist--for whom the numerous references will be invaluable--but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell."--British Medical Journal
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About Shafiqur Rahman

Professor Shafiqur Rahman works at the South Dakota State University, USA.
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