The Adenosine Receptors

  • Pier Andrea Borea
  • Katia Varani
  • Stefania Gessi
  • Stefania Merighi
  • Fabrizio Vincenzi

Part of the The Receptors book series (REC, volume 34)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Stefania Gessi, Stefania Merighi, Katia Varani
    Pages 1-11
  3. Detlev Boison
    Pages 13-32
  4. Stefania Merighi, Stefania Gessi, Pier Andrea Borea
    Pages 33-57
  5. Zhan-Guo Gao, Dilip K. Tosh, Shanu Jain, Jinha Yu, Rama R. Suresh, Kenneth A. Jacobson
    Pages 59-89
  6. Stefania Baraldi, Pier Giovanni Baraldi, Paola Oliva, Kiran S. Toti, Antonella Ciancetta, Kenneth A. Jacobson
    Pages 91-136
  7. Christa E. Müller, Younis Baqi, Sonja Hinz, Vigneshwaran Namasivayam
    Pages 137-168
  8. Kenneth A. Jacobson, Dilip K. Tosh, Zhan-Guo Gao, Jinha Yu, Rama R. Suresh, Harsha Rao et al.
    Pages 169-198
  9. Fabrizio Vincenzi, Katia Varani, Pier Andrea Borea
    Pages 199-215
  10. Antonella Ferrante, Roberta De Simone, Maria Antonietta Ajmone-Cat, Luisa Minghetti, Patrizia Popoli
    Pages 217-237
  11. Paula M. Canas, Rodrigo A. Cunha, Paula Agostinho
    Pages 259-280
  12. David Blum, En Chiang Chern, Maria Rosaria Domenici, Luc Buée, Ching Yeh Lin, Sergi Ferré et al.
    Pages 281-308
  13. Diogo Miguel Rombo, Joaquim Alexandre Ribeiro, Ana Maria Sebastião
    Pages 309-350
  14. Felicita Pedata, Ilaria Dettori, Lisa Gaviano, Elisabetta Coppi, Anna Maria Pugliese
    Pages 351-378
  15. Daniela Salvemini, Timothy M. Doyle, Tally M. Largent-Milnes, Todd W. Vanderah
    Pages 413-437
  16. Julia Hesse, Christina Alter, Jürgen Schrader
    Pages 439-460
  17. Amir Pelleg, Riccardo Polosa
    Pages 461-470
  18. H. Thomas Lee, Jurgen Schnermann
    Pages 471-498
  19. Luca Antonioli, Matteo Fornai, Corrado Blandizzi, György Haskó
    Pages 499-514
  20. Carmen Corciulo, Natasha Irrera, Bruce Neil Cronstein
    Pages 515-527
  21. Stefania Gessi, Stefania Merighi, Pier Andrea Borea, Shira Cohen, Pnina Fishman
    Pages 543-555
  22. Katia Varani, Fabrizio Vincenzi, Matteo Cadossi, Stefania Setti, Pier Andrea Borea, Ruggero Cadossi
    Pages 557-580
  23. Back Matter
    Pages 581-593

About this book


This book traces the history of adenosine receptor research from molecular biology to medicinal chemistry to behavior, including their implications in disease and potential strategies as therapeutic targets. It provides the reader with a comprehensive overview of the adenosine receptors that includes information on all subtypes - A1, A2A, A2B and A3. Aspects addressed include the most up to date information on their functional distribution in the nervous and peripheral systems, behavioral roles in inflammation, cancer, pain and neurological diseases such as Huntington’s disease, Epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.


molecular structure receptor subtypes research drug and development biological functions adenosine based pharmacotherapy diseases

Editors and affiliations

  • Pier Andrea Borea
    • 1
  • Katia Varani
    • 2
  • Stefania Gessi
    • 3
  • Stefania Merighi
    • 4
  • Fabrizio Vincenzi
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Medical SciencesUniversity of FerraraFerraraItaly
  2. 2.Department of Medical SciencesUniversity of FerraraFerraraItaly
  3. 3.Department of Medical SciencesUniversity of FerraraFerraraItaly
  4. 4.Department of Medical SciencesUniversity of FerraraFerraraItaly
  5. 5.Department of Medical SciencesUniversity of FerraraFerraraItaly

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