Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism in Man IX

  • Andrea Griesmacher
  • Mathias M. Müller
  • Peter Chiba

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 431)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Gout: Clinics and Treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages xxv-xxv
    2. Juan G. Puig, Felicitas A. Mateos, Teresa Sancho, Rosa J. Torres, Antonio Buño, Eugenio de Miguel et al.
      Pages 1-5
    3. M. B. McBride, H. A. Simmonds, C. S. Ogg, J. S. Cameron, S. Rigden, L. Rees et al.
      Pages 7-11
    4. Hisashi Yamanaka, Riko Togashi, Masayuki Hakoda, Chihiro Terai, Sadao Kashiwazaki, Takashi Dan et al.
      Pages 13-18
    5. R. Grahame, H. A. Simmonds, M. B. McBride, F. P. Marsh
      Pages 19-23
    6. Juan G. Puig, Rosa J. Torres, Felicitas A. Mateos, Joaquín Arcas, Antonio Buño, Ignacio Pascual-Castroviejo
      Pages 25-29
    7. P. M. Davies, H. A. Simmonds, B. Singer, T. G. Mant, E. M. Allen, A. B. Vassos et al.
      Pages 31-35
    8. C. P. Quaratino, M. Mellozzi, G. Tamburrano, A. Giacomello
      Pages 37-40
    9. Kiyoko Kaneko, Shin Fujimori, Naoyuki Kamatani, Hisashi Yamanaka, Noriko Yamaoka, Ieo Akaoka
      Pages 41-45
    10. Yuji Moriwaki, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Jun-ichi Yamakita, Sumio Takahashi, Zenta Tsutsumi, Kazuya Higashino
      Pages 47-50
    11. S. Reiter, R. Engelleiter, H. Proske, A. Müller, F. J. van der Woude, J. A. Duley et al.
      Pages 51-55
    12. Sumio Takahashi, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Yuji Moriwaki, Zenta Tsutsumi, Jun-ichi Yamakita, Kazuya Higashino
      Pages 57-60
    13. F. J. Tinahones, F. Vazquez, F. J. Soriguer, E. Collantes
      Pages 61-67
    14. Zenta Tsutsumi, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Sumio Takahashi, Yuji Moriwaki, Jun-ichi Yamakita, Yumiko Nasako et al.
      Pages 69-72
  3. Adenosine Workshop

    1. B. F. Becker, S. Zahler, C. Kupatt, C. Seligmann, B. Heindl, C. Kowalski
      Pages 73-78
    2. Á. Dobolyi, A. Reichart, T. Szikra, G. Juhász
      Pages 83-87
    3. C. Martini, L. Trincavelli, M. Fiorini, M. Nardi, A. Lucacchini, L. Bazzichi
      Pages 89-94

About this book

Introduction

th th This volume comprizes articles presented at the joint IX International and 6 Euro­ pean Symposium on Purine and Pyrimidine Metabolism in Man held in Gmunden, Austria, June 1 through 7, 1997. Since the first of this series of meetings was held in Israel in 1973, conventions were organized every three years in different parts of the world including the USA, Japan, and Europe. The different aspects of purine and pyrimidine metabolism bring together re­ searchers working in molecular genetics, biochemical pharmacology, biochemistry, devel­ opmental biology, immunology, epidemiology and the clinics. Oriented research in the field has been seminal for the development of potent anticancer and antiviral drugs. As the number of genes which are cloned, grows, the understanding of metabolism is increas­ ingly enlarged and might provide leads to further improve therapeutic concepts and to bet­ ter understand mechanisms responsible for the development of resistance against these drugs. In certain diseases purine and pyrimidine analogs represent not only the drugs of choice but in fact are the sole therapeutic alternative at present. The field has also taken an early lead in attempting to correct inborn errors of purine and pyrimidine metabolism by gene therapy. The organization of this meeting involved a large number of people who dedicated their time in an effort to make this symposium a success. We thank the Abstract Review Committee, the International Advisory Board and in particular the Symposium Secretariat for doing a wonderful job.

Keywords

Nucleotide Purine Pyrimidine biochemistry enzymes metabolism

Editors and affiliations

  • Andrea Griesmacher
    • 1
  • Mathias M. Müller
    • 1
  • Peter Chiba
    • 2
  1. 1.Emperor Franz Joseph HospitalViennaAustria
  2. 2.University of ViennaViennaAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-5381-6
  • Copyright Information Plenum Press, New York 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-7456-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-5381-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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