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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. R. W. Olsen, M. Bureau, R. W. Ransom, L. Deng, A. Dilber, G. Smith et al.
    Pages 1-14
  3. E. A. Barnard, M. G. Darlison, N. Fujita, T. A. Glencorse, E. S. Levitan, V. Reale et al.
    Pages 31-45
  4. T. Murakami, T. Araki, M. Yamano, A. Wanaka, H. Betz, M. Tohyama
    Pages 71-80
  5. Larry R. Steranka, Ronald M. Burch, Raymond J. Vavrek, John M. Stewart, Salvatore J. Enna
    Pages 111-127
  6. N. Ogawa, K. Haba, S. Hirakawa, K. Mizukawa, T. Tsushima
    Pages 129-135
  7. Shozo Kito, Rie Miyoshi, Yoshihiro Nakata, Tomio Segawa
    Pages 137-151
  8. J. Craig Venter, Claire M. Fraser, Fu-Zon Chung, Anthony R. Kerlavage, Doreen A. Robinson, Jeannine D. Gocayne et al.
    Pages 173-180
  9. B. W. Agranoff, S. K. Fisher, A. M. Heacock, K. A. Frey
    Pages 195-215
  10. D. M. F. Cooper, K. K. Caldwell, E. Perez-Reyes, M. K. Ahlijanian, W. Schlegel
    Pages 217-227
  11. Joan Heller Brown, Stephanie A. Orellana, Janice E. Buss, Lawrence A. Quilliam
    Pages 229-237
  12. T. Haga, G. Berstein, T. Nishiyama, H. Uchiyama, K. Ohara, K. Haga
    Pages 239-254
  13. Shuji Uchida, Atsushi Mizushima, Xiao-Ming Zhou, Hiroshi Yoshida
    Pages 255-264
  14. Chikako Tanaka, Naoaki Saito, Akiko Kose, Atsuko Ito, Kohkichi Hosoda, Motoyoshi Sakaue et al.
    Pages 277-285
  15. H. Wada. A. Yamatodani, N. Inagaki, N. Itowi, N. P. Wang, H. Fukui
    Pages 343-357
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 359-367

About this book

Introduction

Since the first Hiroshima Symposium of Neurotransmitter Receptors in 1983, there have been conspicuous advances in this field. For instance, our knowledge on transmembrane signalling mechanism has increased almost exponentially and this great stride has been linking areas of biology that had been previously considered of as being separate. The Second Hiroshima International Neurotransmitter Receptor Symposium was held on October 6 to 9 bringing together an outstanding group of neuroscientists from various disciplines to integrate these advances in the hope that their valuable contributions will make this meeting a tradition in this city. The original title of the Symposium was "Receptor Mechanism of Neurotransmitter and Neuropeptides". This volume is based on papers presented at this Second Hiroshima Symposium. Our aim editing this book is to discuss various neurotransmitter receptors in terms of their structural and biochemical properties, functions, ligands and related intracellular control mechanism, and to know the general denominators of all receptors. The editors believe that this book will provide a useful state-of-the-art summary of neuroreceptor fields at present and profit for those who could not participate in the Hiroshima Conference vicariously by reading the texts included in this volume. The editors acknowledge the help of many friends and colleagues in making this book possible. We are especially grateful to Dr. Shinobu Inagaki, former assistant professor of Third De-partment of Internal Medicine, Hiroshima University School of Medicine who made the Symposium successful as secretary-general through her devoted efforts. In 1988, Dr.

Keywords

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Editors and affiliations

  • Shozo Kito
    • 1
  • Tomio Segawa
    • 1
  • Kinya Kuriyama
    • 2
  • Masaya Tohyama
    • 3
  • Richard W. Olsen
    • 4
  1. 1.Hiroshima UniversityHiroshimaJapan
  2. 2.Kyoto Prefectural University of MedicineKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Osaka UniversityOsakaJapan
  4. 4.University of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4757-5971-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4757-5973-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4757-5971-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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