New Targets in Inflammation : Inhibitors of COX-2 or Adhesion Molecules
volume of conference proceedings reviews the general pathophysiological significance of the isoforms of cyclooxygenase, and the likely value of selective COX-2 inhibitors in the treatment of rheumatoid conditions. Also covered is the possible use of antibodies against cytokines and cell adhesion receptors in the treatment of inflammatory conditions.
- Hardback | 160 pages
- 01 Jan 1997
- Kluwer Academic Publishers
- Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
Table of contents
1. The History of Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Their Mechanism of Action; J.R. Vane, R.M. Botting. 2. Structure of Prostaglandin H2synthase-1 (COX-1) and its NSAID Binding Sites; P.J. Loll. 3. Differential Inhibition of Cyclooxygenases 1 and 2 by NSAIDs; M. Pairet, et al. 4. Blockade of Inflammatory Hyperalgesia and Cyclooxygenase-2; S.H. Ferreira. 5. Brain COX-2 in Experimental Models of Epilepsy and Stroke: Signalling Pathways Leading to Enhanced Expression; N.G. Bazan, et al. 6. New Highly Selective Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibitors; A.W. Ford-Hutchinson. 7. Characteristics of Cyclooxygenase-1 and Cyclooxygenase-2-Deficient Mice; S.G. Morham, R. Langenbach. 8. X-Ray Crystal Structure of Human Cyclooxygenase-2; M. Browner. 9. Risk of Gastrointestinal Side Effects Caused by Non-Steroid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs); H. Jick. 10. Expression and Regulation of Cyclooxygenase-2 in Synovial Tissues of Arthritic Patients; L.J. Crofford. 11. Differential Target Tissue Presentation and COX-1/COX-2 Inhibition by Non-Steroid Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: A Rationale for a New Classification; H. Fenner. 12. Clinical Experience with Meloxicam, a Selective COX-2 Inhibitor; W. Bolten. 13. Enzymatic Regulation of the Prostaglandin Response in a Human Model of Inflammation; B.F. Adam, G.A. Fitzgerald. 14. Cyclooxygenase-2 and Intestinal Cancer; R.N. DuBois, et al. 15. Cytokines and Adhesion Molecules in the Lung Inflammatory Response; P.A. Ward. 16. Adhesion Molecules as Targets for Therapy in Rheumatoid Arthritis; P.E. Lipsky, et al.