The SS3 Adrenoreceptor

The SS3 Adrenoreceptor

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The Beta-3 Adrenoreceptor plays an important role in regulating human fat storage and variants of this receptor are thought to be relevant to diabetes. In addition to the major interest in obesity and diabetes expressed by the pharmaceutical industry, increasing numbers of academic groups are attracted by this general research area. This renewed interest is of course in part stimulated by available financing from industry. It also reflects the growing realisation that metabolism remains an open frontier: little is known about adipocyte sub-populations, specific markers, or endocrine functions. Research on the ss3 adrenoreceptor and discussion about the hypothetical ss4 adrenoreceptor is currently stimulating considerable interest which will certainly be satisfied by this volume. The Beta-3 Adrenoreceptor will appeal to readers at graduate and post-graduate levels of all major universities and other research and education institutes.show more

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  • Hardback | 192 pages
  • 181.1 x 254 x 20.3mm | 557.37g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 20 line figures
  • 0748408045
  • 9780748408047

Table of contents

Introduction - Structure and Function of the ss3-Adrenoreceptor, A.D. Strosberg and C.C. Gerhardt Regulation of the ss3-Adrenoreceptor Signalling Efficacy, M. Bouvier Using Transgenic and Gene Knockout Techniques to Assess ss3-Adrenoreceptor Function, B.B. Lowell, V.S. Susulic, D. Grujic, and M. Ito ss3-Adrenoreceptor Ligands and the Pharmacology of ss3-Adrenoreceptor, J.R.S. Arch The Native Human ss3-Adrenoreceptor, P. Arner and F. Lonnqvist ss3-Adrenoreceptor-Mediated Responses in Heart and Vessels, M. Lafontan, D. Langin, J. Galitzky, M. Berlan, C. Gauthier, and G. Tavernier ss3-Adrenoreceptors in Brown and White Adipocytes: Roles in Thermogenesis and Energy Balance, J. Himms-Hagen The Putative "ss4"-Adrenoreceptor and Other Atypical ss-Adrenoreceptors, A.D. Srosberg, F. Lonnqvist, J.R.S. Arch, M. Bouvier, J. Himms-Hagen, M. Lafontan, D. Langin, J. Galitzky, M. Berlan, C. Gauthier, G. Tavernier, B.B. Lowell, V.S. Susulic, D. Grujic, M. Ito, A.D. Strosbergshow more