Cellular Peptide Hormone Synthesis and Secretory Pathways


ISBN: 978-3-642-11834-0 (Print) 978-3-642-11836-4 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-20

    VIP and PACAP

  3. Chapter

    Pages 21-44

    Biosynthesis of Cardiac Natriuretic Peptides

  4. Chapter

    Pages 45-62

    Chromogranins A and B and Secretogranin II as Prohormones for Regulatory Peptides from the Diffuse Neuroendocrine System

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-84

    Neurotensin and Neuromedin N Are Differentially Processed from a Common Precursor by Prohormone Convertases in Tissues and Cell Lines

  6. Chapter

    Pages 85-96

    Ghrelin: From Gene to Physiological Function

  7. Chapter

    Pages 97-120

    Somatostatin and Somatostatin Receptors

  8. Chapter

    Pages 121-135

    ACTH: Cellular Peptide Hormone Synthesis and Secretory Pathways

  9. Chapter

    Pages 137-184

    Maturation of Secretory Granules

  10. Chapter

    Pages 185-205

    Cell-Specific Precursor Processing

  11. Chapter

    Pages 207-220

    Posttranslational Processing of Progastrin

  12. Chapter

    Pages 221-234

    Glucagon and Glucagon-Like Peptides 1 and 2

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 235-239