Somatostatin

Basic and Clinical Status

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ISBN: 978-1-4684-5328-7 (Print) 978-1-4684-5326-3 (Online)

Table of contents (37 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Biosynthesis and Processing

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      Regulation and Diversity of Peptide Hormone Gene Expression

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      Pages 13-19

      Structure and Regulation of the Rat Somatostatin Gene

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      Pages 21-32

      Regulation of Somatostatin Gene Expression by Cyclic AMP

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      Pages 33-50

      Peptides Derived from Mammalian Prosomatostatin

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      Pages 51-58

      Expression of Preprosomatostatin in Foreign Cells: Secretion of Mature Somatostatin by Yeast (Saccharomyces Cerevisiae)

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      Pages 59-70

      Cotranslational and Posttranslational Proteolytic Processing of Preprosomatostatin-I and Preprosomatostatin-II in Intact Islet Tissue

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      Pages 71-79

      Environmental Regulation of Neurotransmitter Phenotypic Expression in Sympathetic Neurons

  3. Mechanisms of Action

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      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-88

      Side Chain Conformations of Somatostatin Analogs when Bound to Receptors

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      Pages 89-102

      Somatostatin Receptor: Evidence for Functional and Structural Heterogeneity

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      Pages 103-109

      Structural Analysis of Somatostatin Receptors

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      Pages 111-119

      Mode of Action of Somatostatin in Islet B-Cells: Influence on Glucose-, L-Isoleucine- and Glyburide-Induced Electrical Activity

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      Pages 121-135

      Mechanisms by which Somatostatin Inhibits Pituitary Hormone Release

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      Pages 137-145

      Molecular Mechanisms of Somatostatin Inhibition of Hormone Release from AtT-20 Cells

  4. Role of Somatostatin in Nervous System Function and Controversies in Somatostatin Research

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      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-156

      Regulation of Hypothalamic Somatostatin Secretion

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      Pages 157-167

      Somatostatin and Behavior: Preclinical and Clinical Studies

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      Pages 169-182

      Physiological Significance of Somatostatin in Growth Hormone Regulation

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      Pages 183-192

      Somatostatin and Depression

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      Pages 193-200

      Cytoprotection by Somatostatins

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      Pages 201-208

      Evidence for Paracrine Function of Somatostatin

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      Pages 209-217

      Evidence for the Endocrine Role of Somatostatin

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