3 edition of Receptors found in the catalog.
by Academic Pr
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||388|
Receptor, molecule, generally a protein, that receives signals for a cell. Small molecules, such as hormones outside the cell or second messengers inside the cell, bind tightly and specifically to their receptors. Binding is a critical element in effecting a cellular response to a signal and is. It provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of the adenosine receptors that includes information on all subtypes - A 1, A 2A, A 2B and A 3. Aspects addressed include the most up to date information on their functional distribution in the nervous and peripheral systems, behavioral roles in inflammation, cancer, pain and neurological.
This book is geared to every student in biology, pharmacy and medicine who needs to become familiar with receptor mediated signaling. The text starts with explaining some basics in membrane biochemistry, hormone biology and the concept of receptor based signaling as the main form of communication between cells and of cells with the environment. Cell-surface receptors, also known as transmembrane receptors, are cell surface, membrane-anchored, or integral proteins that bind to external ligand molecules. This type of receptor spans the plasma membrane and performs signal transduction, converting an extracellular signal into an intracellular signal.
Classification of Receptors 1. G Protein coupled receptors epinephrine, serotonine, glucagon 2. Ion channel receptors acetylcholine receptor. 3. Tyrosine kinase-linked receptors cytokine-receptor family. 4. Receptors with intrinsic enzymatic activity the receptor has . Intracellular receptors are receptor proteins found on the inside of the cell, typically in the cytoplasm or nucleus. In most cases, the ligands of intracellular receptors are small, hydrophobic (water-hating) molecules, since they must be able to cross the plasma membrane in order to reach their receptors.
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"Receptors" by Richard M. Restak, M.D., with a section for further readings, is an excellent text about the then new brain research (), when both doctors and scientists were beginning to discover and disclose specific actions of the brain's neurotransmitters and the Receptors book effects on the body.5/5(6).
"Receptors" by Richard M. Restak, M.D., with a section for further readings, is an excellent text about the then new brain research (), when both doctors and scientists were beginning to discover and disclose specific actions of the brain's neurotransmitters and the broad effects on the body.
Dr.5/5(6). The Receptors book Series, founded in the ’s, is a broad-based and well-respected series on all aspects of receptor neurophysiology. The series presents published volumes that comprehensively review neural receptors for a specific hormone or neurotransmitter by invited leading specialists.
receptor: [noun] receiver: such as. a cell or group of cells that receives stimuli: sense organ. a chemical group or molecule (such as a protein) on the cell surface or in the cell interior that has an affinity for a specific Receptors book group, molecule, or virus. Pharmacology of Histamine Receptors presents a summary Receptors book the pharmacology of histamine receptors.
It discusses the research and developments made in the use of histamine. It addresses the biological actions of the drug in various pathological instances. The book can provide useful information to pharmacists, doctors, chemists, students. Organized into seven parts, this book begins with an invited lecture on the kinetic analysis of the neuronal and extraneuronal uptake and metabolism of catecholamines.
Subsequent parts discuss the regulation of receptor-mediated events; presynaptic receptors in the peripheral and central nervous system; neurotransmitters; and receptor antibodies. A number of developments spanning a multitude of techniques makes this an exciting time for research in serotonin receptors.
A comprehensive review of the subject from a multidisciplinary perspective, Serotonin Receptors in Neurobiology is among the first books to include information on serotonin receptor knockout studies. With contributions from leading experts in their fields, the book Cited by: The nicotinic receptor was purified about a decade before purification of other neurotransmitter receptors.
The electric organ of Torpedo, consisting of stacks of electrocytes that have differentiated from tissue of embryonic origin common to that of skeletal muscle, is a rich source of nicotinic receptors. Upon differentiation, the electrogenic bud in the electrocyte proliferates, but the.
Human nervous system - Human nervous system - Receptors: Receptors are biological transducers that convert energy from both external and internal environments into electrical impulses.
They may be massed together to form a sense organ, such as the eye or ear, or they may be scattered, as are those of the skin and viscera. Receptors are connected to the central nervous system by afferent nerve. • Receptors • Detect stimulus (detectable change) from different modalities (energy forms) • e.g.
light, heat, sound, pressure, chemical changes • Adequate stimulus = the stimulus to which the receptor is most sensitive • Convert forms of energy into electrical signals (action potentials) • Process is called transduction • Types File Size: 1MB.
This chapter serves as a primer on the recent advances in our understanding of neural function both in health and in disease. It is beyond the scope of this chapter to cover these important areas in extensive detail, and readers are referred to outstanding textbooks that are entirely devoted to the topic (Kandel ; Nestler et al.
; Squire ). Cells' receptors are very specialized and there are in fact hundreds of different types of receptors. Most respond to chemical substances such as hormones, drugs or allergens, while some even respond to pressure or light (your body produces vitamin D, the "sunshine hormone," when sunlight hits your skin).
Cell surface receptors (membrane receptors, transmembrane receptors) are receptors that are embedded in the plasma membrane of act in cell signaling by receiving (binding to) extracellular are specialized integral membrane proteins that allow communication between the cell and the extracellular extracellular molecules may be hormones, neurotransmitters.
Types of Receptors A cell within a multicellular organism may need to signal to other cells that are at various distances from the original cell (Figure 1).
Not all cells are affected by the same signals. Different types of signaling are used for different : Lisa Bartee, Walter Shriner, Catherine Creech. From the reviews: "This is intended as a comprehensive primer for scientists and students studying the glutamate receptors.
The book provides a good working knowledge of these receptors for all potential neuroscientist readers. it likely will best serve as a review for active researchers in the field of neuroscience.
this book provides a timely update reflecting significant. Receptor definition, an end organ or a group of end organs of sensory or afferent neurons, specialized to be sensitive to stimulating agents, as touch or heat.
See more. Receptors. [Richard Restak] -- What if there was a pill you could take that would change you from an introvert into the extrovert you always wanted to be.
Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard Restak. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages. Spare receptors are sequestered in the cytosol C. A single drug-receptor interaction results in many cellular response elements being activated D.
Spare receptors are active even in the absence of an agonist E. Agonist affinity for spare receptors is less than their affinity for "non-spare" receptors. Receptors in the Evolution and Development of the Brain: Matter into Mind presents the key role of receptors and their cognate ligands in wiring the mammalian brain from an evolutionary developmental biology perspective.
It examines receptor function in the evolution and development of the nervous system in the large vertebrate brain, and discusses rapid eye movement sleep and apoptosis as. The book sets out with an introduction to signalling molecules and their receptors, and an overview of the technical approaches used to investigate these interactions.
Structural, functional and especially pharmacological aspects of GPCRs are then discussed in more detail and much attention is devoted to the analysis and interpretation of. This book draws together and analyzes the current literature to provide readers with a state-of-the-science review as well as current techniques that support research in all aspects of the field of lysophospholipid signaling.
Lysophospholipid Receptors is divided into three sections.of ligands to receptors, the molecular structure of drug receptors, and the elements that transduce the signal from the activated receptor to the intracellular compartment.
The book is intended as an introductory text on receptor pharmacology but further reading has. Purchase Receptors - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNBook Edition: 1.