Volume 95 2006

NPY Family of Peptides in Neurobiology, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disorders: from Genes to Therapeutics

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ISBN: 978-3-7643-7155-5 (Print) 978-3-7643-7417-4 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-IX

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-4

      NPY family of peptides in neurobiology, cardiovascular system and metabolism: genes, diseases and therapeutics

  3. NPY family of peptides, receptors and processing enzymes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-33

      An overview of neuropeptide Y: pharmacology to molecular biology and receptor localization

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      Pages 35-62

      Molecular ligand-receptor interaction of the NPY/PP peptide family

  4. Physiological and pathophysiological perspectives of the NPY family of peptides

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63

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      Pages 65-76

      Modulator role of neuropeptide Y in human vascular sympathetic neuroeffector junctions

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      Pages 77-87

      NPY and NPY receptors: presence, distribution and roles in the regulation of the endocardial endothelium and cardiac function

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      Pages 89-103

      Neuropeptide Y and sympathetic control of vascular tone in hypertension

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      Pages 105-112

      Neuropeptide Y and the cerebral circulation

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      Pages 113-122

      Neuropeptide Y and the heart: implication for myocardial infarction and heart failure

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      Pages 123-132

      Role of neuropeptide Y in the regulation of kidney function

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      Pages 133-141

      NPY and neuron-adipocyte interactions in the regulation of metabolism

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      Pages 143-156

      NPY and energy homeostasis: an opportunity for novel anti-obesity therapies

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      Pages 157-169

      Subjugation of hypothalamic NPY and cohorts with central leptin gene therapy alleviates dyslipidemia, insulin resistance, and obesity for life-time

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      Pages 171-182

      NPY and bone

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      Pages 183-192

      NPY in alcoholism and psychiatric disorders

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      Pages 193-211

      Plasticity of neuropeptide Y in the dentate gyrus after seizures, and its relevance to seizure-induced neurogenesis

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      Pages 213-222

      NPY and extreme stress: lessons learned from posttraumatic stress disorder

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      Pages 223-244

      NPY and chronic neurodegenerative disease

  5. Genetics of the NPY family of peptides and their receptors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 245-245

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      Pages 247-267

      Human NPY gene variants in cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

  6. Summary

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 269-269

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      Pages 271-271

      Future directions and perspectives for therapies based on the NPY family of peptides

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 273-280