Proteases and Their Receptors in Inflammation


ISBN: 978-3-0348-0156-0 (Print) 978-3-0348-0157-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-25

    Proteolytic Enzymes and Cell Signaling: Pharmacological Lessons

  3. Chapter

    Pages 27-50

    Serine and Cysteine Proteases and Their Inhibitors as Antimicrobial Agents and Immune Modulators

  4. Chapter

    Pages 51-71

    Kallikrein Protease Involvement in Skin Pathologies Supports a New View of the Origin of Inflamed Itchy Skin

  5. Chapter

    Pages 73-100

    Proteases from Inflammatory Cells: Regulation of Inflammatory Response

  6. Chapter

    Pages 101-122

    Matrix Metalloproteinase Inhibitors as New Anti-inflammatory Drugs

  7. Chapter

    Pages 123-144

    Dual Role for Proteases in Lung Inflammation

  8. Chapter

    Pages 145-172

    Proteases and Fibrosis

  9. Chapter

    Pages 173-215

    Proteases/Antiproteases in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

  10. Chapter

    Pages 217-242

    Proteinase-Activated Receptors and Arthritis

  11. Chapter

    Pages 243-251

    Proteases, Coagulation, and Inflammation

  12. Chapter

    Pages 253-274

    Proteases and Inflammatory Pain

  13. Chapter

    Pages 275-290

    Microbial Proteases: Relevance to the Inflammatory Response

  14. Chapter

    Pages 291-303

    Terminating Protease Receptor Signaling

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 305-308