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Biomedical Sciences - Pharmacology & Toxicology | Capsaicin as a Therapeutic Molecule

Capsaicin as a Therapeutic Molecule

Series: Progress in Drug Research, Vol. 68

Abdel-Salam, Omar M. E. (Ed.)

2014, VIII, 321 p. 37 illus., 25 illus. in color.

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  • Compiles the available knowledge on the various therapeutic applications of capsaicin
  • Covers basic issues of the capsaicin receptor, its mechanisms of action and its role in physiological and pathological processes
  • Of interest to both researchers and clinicians

This volume provides an up-to-date account of the achievements pertaining to the application of capsaicin and capsaicin-like molecules in the therapy of various human ailments such as pain, non-allergic rhinitis, obesity, tumors, and gastrointestinal, dermatologic, and urologic disorders. It discusses the basic functions  of  the capsaicin receptor (TRPV1), its mechanisms of action, and its role in physiological and pathological processes. The text focuses on the most recent progress in the use of capsaicin and capsaicin-like molecules as a therapeutic agent and highlights potential pharmaceutical implications of further TRPV1 research. The chapters are written by noted experts in their fields of endeavor. This book offers both clinicians and researchers valuable resource and reference material  on the subject that will stimulate future research.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » analgesic substance - capsaicin - resiniferatoxin - vanilloid receptor TRPV1

Related subjects » Dermatology - Internal Medicine - Medicine - Oncology & Hematology - Pharmacology & Toxicology - Urology

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