Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Discovery, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. V. Mutt
      Pages 3-15
    3. R. Rigler, A. Wennerberg, R. M. Cooke, A. Elofsson, L. Nilsson, H. Vogel et al.
      Pages 17-25
    4. Å. Rökaeus, J. A. Waschek
      Pages 27-36
    5. M. E. Vrontakis, I. Schroedter, L. A. Gloor, H. G. Friesen
      Pages 37-42
    6. L. M. Kaplan, S. C. Hooi, D. R. Abraczinskas, R. M. Strauss, M. B. Davidson, D. W. Hsu et al.
      Pages 43-65
  3. Distribution of Galanin and its Receptors in the CNS and PNS

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 67-67
    2. G. Skofitsch, D. M. Jacobowitz
      Pages 93-106
    3. T. Melander, G. Ju, B. Meister, Å. Rökaeus, Wm. A. Staines, T. Hökfelt
      Pages 107-116
    4. J. M. Polak, S. Gibson, S. Gentleman, J. Steel, S. Van Noorden
      Pages 117-134
    5. E. Ekblad, R. Håkanson, F. Sundler
      Pages 135-147
  4. Galanin and Pancreas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-149
    2. T. J. McDonald, B. Tinner, W. A. Staines, J. Radziuk
      Pages 151-176
    3. B. Ahrén, S. Lindskog
      Pages 177-184
    4. N. Yanaihara, T. Mochizuki, K. Iguchi, M. Hoshino, T. Nagashima, N. Takatsuka et al.
      Pages 185-196
  5. Receptors and Second Messengers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. G. Fisone, Ü. Langel, T. Land, M. Berthold, R. Bertorelli, P. Girotti et al.
      Pages 213-220

About this book


This is the first-ever book dedicated solely to Galanin. It covers Galanin's biochemistry, distribution, receptors, neuro-endocrinology and functions within the nervous system.


biochemistry biology central nervous system tissue

Editors and affiliations

  • Tomas Hökfelt
    • 1
  • Tamas Bartfai
    • 2
  • David Jacobowitz
    • 3
  • David Ottoson
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Histology and NeurobiologyKarolinska InstituteStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry, Arrhenius LaboratoryUniversity of StockholmSweden
  3. 3.Laboratory of Clinical ScienceNIMHBethesdaUSA
  4. 4.Wenner-Gren Center FoundationStockholmSweden

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991
  • Publisher Name Palgrave, London
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  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-12666-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-349-12664-4
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