Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Constitutively Active Receptors: Volume 70

Pharmacology and Therapeutics of Constitutively Active Receptors: Volume 70

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Volume 70 of Advances in Pharmacology presents the pharmacology and therapeutics of constitutively active receptors. With a variety of chapters and the best authors in the field, the volume is an essential resource for pharmacologists, immunologists, and biochemists alike.

Advances in Pharmacology provides a rich collection of reviews on timely topics. The series places emphasis on the molecular bases of drug action, both applied and experimental.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 440 pages
  • 157.48 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 861.82g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0124171974
  • 9780124171978

Table of contents

1. Constitutively Active Rhodopsin and Retinal Disease
2. Constitutive Activity in Gonadotropin Receptors
3. Constitutive Activities in the Thyrotropin Receptor: Regulation and Significance
4. Constitutive Activity in Cannabinoid Receptors
5. Constitutive Activity in Melanocortin-4 Receptor: Biased Signaling of Inverse Agonists
6. Constitutive Activity in the Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor: Discovery and Applications
7. Constitutive Activities and Inverse Agonism in Dopamine Receptors
8. Receptor Conformation and Constitutive Activity in CCR5 Chemokine Receptor Function and HIV Infection
9. Constitutively Active Chemokine CXC Receptors
10. Constitutive Activity of Bitter Taste Receptors (T2Rs)
11. Constitutive Activity of the Androgen Receptor
12. Sodium Channels, Cardiac Arrhythmia, and Therapeutic Strategy
13. Constitutive Activity of the Acetylcholine-Activated Potassium Current IK,ACh in Cardiomyocytes
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About Ya-Xiong Tao

Dr. Ya-Xiong Tao is currently Associate Professor of Physiology at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in Auburn, Alabama, USA. He has been working on several G protein-coupled receptors, including gonadotropin receptors regulating reproduction, and melanocortin receptors regulating energy and glucose homeostasis. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed biomedical journals and obtained funding for his research from National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association, among others. He has delivered numerous lectures at universities and research institutes in USA. Canada, and China. He is visiting or guest professors at four universities and research institute in China. He has edited four volumes in Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science and is editing a volume of Advances in Pharmacology. He teaches several courses, including Physiology, Receptorology, and Molecular Endocrinology, for veterinarian and graduate students.
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