Gasotransmitters: Physiology and Pathophysiology

Editors: Hermann, Anton, Sitdikova, Guzel F., Weiger, Thomas M. (Eds.)

  • Reviews the biological, pharmacological and medical functions of the signalling molecules nitric oxide, carbon monoxide, and hydrogen sulfide
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Since the epochal discovery of the radical and highly toxic gas nitric oxide (NO) as a signaling molecule, two other no less toxic gases – carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrogen sulfide (H2S) – have been found to also be involved in a plethora of physiological and pathophysiological functions. The gases termed gasotransmitters play an increasingly important role in understanding how signalling into and between cells is modulated and fine-tuned. The advent of gasotransmitters has profoundly changed our way of thinking about biosynthesis, liberation, storage and action mechanisms in cellular signaling. In recent years an impressive amount of new data, distributed throughout the existing literature, has been generated. For this book the editors have recruited distinguished colleagues in the field to summarize and review important biological, pharmacological and medical functions and their implications, as well as methods for the detection of gasotransmitters.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Nitric Oxide: Biological Synthesis and Functions

    Förstermann, Ulrich (et al.)

    Pages 1-36

  • The Role of Carbon Monoxide as a Gasotransmitter in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Regulation

    Untereiner, Ashley A. (et al.)

    Pages 37-70

  • Physiological and Pathophysiological Functions of Hydrogen Sulfide

    Kimura, Hideo

    Pages 71-98

  • Methods for the Detection of Gasotransmitters

    Peng, Hanjing (et al.)

    Pages 99-137

  • Gasotransmitters in Regulation of Neuromuscular Transmission

    Sitdikova, Guzel F. (et al.)

    Pages 139-161

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Gasotransmitters: Physiology and Pathophysiology
Editors
  • Anton Hermann
  • Guzel F. Sitdikova
  • Thomas M. Weiger
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-30338-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-30338-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-30337-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-44652-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 206
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