Lithium and the Cell

Lithium and the Cell : Pharmacology and Biochemistry

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An up-to-date compilation addressing the scientific problems of determining a mode of action of lithium and providing cross-disciplinary perspective. As well as discussing the therapeutic uses of lithium, it will also be of interest to biochemists using lithium as inhibitor of phosphoinositide signalling, the immunologist studying lymphocytes and the dermatologist studying viral replication of the skin.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 156 x 234mm | 586g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • 0120993007
  • 9780120993000

Table of contents

Clinical aspects of lithium in psychiatry, M.Schou; exotic effects of lithium, J.C.Wissocq et al; new approaches to identification of metal-ligand interactions in solutions and application to some lithium complexes, D.R.Crow; methods for the determination of the distribution of lithium at the histologic and cytologic levels, M.Thellier and J.C.Wissocq; studies on Li transport using 7Li and 6Li NMR, F.G.Riddell; the effect of lithium on human neurotransmitter receptor systems and G-proteins, S.Randall et al; lithium and the phosphoinositide signalling system, W.R.Sherman; lithium in the cellular environment, N.L.Birch; intracellular concentrations of lithium as studied by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, M.S.Hughes; effect of lithium on block cells and the function of granulocytes, V.S.Gallicchio; mechanism of action of lithium - comparison and contrast with carbamazepine, R.M.Post and D.M.Chuang; the gastro-intestinal absorption of lithium, J.Davie; the renal elimination of lithium, M.Shalmi and K.Thomsen; lithium and essential fatty acid metabolism in psychiatric disorders, herpes virus infections and seborrhoeic dermatitis, D.F.Horrobin; lithium, lymphocytes and labyrinths - insights into biological regulation and diversity, D.A.Hart; bio-availability of lithium formulations, J.D.Phillips; the switch process and the effect of lithium, M.J.Levell and R.P.Hullin.
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