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Experientia Supplementum

The Carbonic Anhydrases

New Horizons

Editors: Chegwidden, W.R., Carter, N.D., Edwards, Y.H. (Eds.)

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Carbonic anhydrase (CA) is a seemingly ubiquitous enzyme of profound physiological importance, which plays essential roles in respiration, acid-base homeostasis, bone resorption, calcification, photosynthesis, several biosynthetic pathways and a variety of processes involving ion, gas and fluid transfer. This enzyme, which is present in at least three gene families (a, ß, ?), has found favour as a model for the study of evolution of gene families and for site-directed mutagenesis in structure/function relationships, for protein folding and for transgenic and gene target studies. Since the early use of CA inhibitors as diuretics and in treating congestive heart failure, the enzyme has been target of considerable clinical attention. Much of this is now focused on endeavours to produce a new generation of such drugs for the effective treatment of glaucoma and other potential applications. Recent data, suggesting links between CA and various disease processes, including cancer, have stimulated further...

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Carbonic Anhydrases
Book Subtitle
New Horizons
Editors
  • W.R. Chegwidden
  • N.D. Carter
  • Y.H. Edwards
Series Title
Experientia Supplementum
Series Volume
90
Copyright
2000
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Springer Basel AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-0348-8446-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-0348-8446-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7643-5670-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-0348-9570-5
Series ISSN
1664-431X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 619
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