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  1. PARP as a Therapeutic Target

    Edited by Jei Zhang

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Recent research in cell death mechanisms has rekindled interest in PARP's (Poly (ADP-Ribose) Polymerase) intriguing role in necrosis and apoptosis. While the details of how PARP1 functions are still being elucidated, it has tremendous potential as a promising drug target. PARP inhibitors' dual...

    Published March 6th 2002 by CRC Press

  2. Molecular Bases of Anesthesia

    Edited by Eric Moody, Phil Skolnick

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Molecular Bases of Anesthesia provides a clear overview of the state of knowledge about anesthetic mechanisms at the molecular level of occurrence and focusing on the latest state-of-the-art techniques that relate to how anesthetic drugs cause unconsciousness. With contributions by leading experts,...

    Published December 28th 2000 by CRC Press

  3. Biomedical Applications of Computer Modeling

    Edited by Arthur Christopoulos

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Up to the last decade or so, most general modeling approaches to the study of molecular components of biological responses have required significant amount of computer time, expertise, and resources, as well as highly specialized and often custom-written programs. With Biomedical Applications of...

    Published September 19th 2000 by CRC Press

  4. Neurotransmitter Receptors in Actions of Antipsychotic Medications

    Edited by Michael S. Lidow

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Years of extensive investigation into neurophysiology, neurochemistry, and behavioral pharmacology have produced an understanding of antipsychotic medication action that is much more refined than the original dopamine hypothesis. New perspectives offer an array of novel drugs - drugs that pose a...

    Published June 22nd 2000 by CRC Press

  5. Cell Death

    The Role of PARP

    Edited by Csaba Szabo

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Poly (ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP), also termed poly (ADP-ribose) synthetase (PARS) is a nuclear enzyme with a wide range of functions, including regulation of DNA repair, cell differentiation, and gene expression. More than a decade after the identification of PARP-like enzymatic activities in...

    Published June 22nd 2000 by CRC Press

  6. Handbook of Alcoholism

    Edited by Gerald Zernig, Alois Saria, Martin Kurz, Stephanie O'Malley

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    While the war on drugs continues to attract world attention, it is often overlooked that alcoholism remains a major worldwide health concern. No matter what your expertise, the CRC Handbook of Alcoholism can help you acquire the necessary skills to treat problem drinkers and alcohol-dependent...

    Published March 24th 2000 by CRC Press

  7. Manual of Immunological Methods

    By Canadian Networking

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    The Manual of Immunological Methods represents the collaboration of the Canadian Network of Toxicology Centers, a non-profit network of university-based scientists dedicated to research, training, risk assessment, and communication. This manual provides detailed immunological methods that can be...

    Published July 2nd 1998 by CRC Press

  8. Infectious Diseases in Immunocompromised Hosts

    By Vassil St. Georgiev

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Because of limited access to medical libraries and medical journals, the majority of clinicians may find it difficult to keep informed on the latest developments in drug manufacture and treatment of infectious diseases in immunocompromised patients. This new handbook strives to fulfill the need for...

    Published December 29th 1997 by CRC Press

  9. Pharmacology of Antimuscarinic Agents

    By Laszlo Gyermek

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    The theoretical and practical significance of antimuscarinic drugs is more obvious today than ever before. Antimuscarinics have helped to explore the pathomechanisms of of Alzheimer's disease, and to treat the symptoms of Parkinson's, cardiovascular problems, gastrointestinal diseases, and even...

    Published November 25th 1997 by CRC Press

  10. Anabolic Treatments for Osteoporosis

    By James F. Whitfield, Paul Morley

    Series: Handbooks in Pharmacology and Toxicology

    Osteoporosis, a growing epidemic among women in North America, Europe, and Japan, is a painful, costly disease that has presented a treatment challenge to healthcare professionals. Until recently, therapies have focused on agents that slow bone resorption, and have had only limited success at...

    Published October 20th 1997 by CRC Press

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