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Bioactive peptides / edited by John Howl, Sarah Jones. - Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2009. - xv, 479 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Angiotensins : from endocrine to intracrine functions / Mark C. Chappell -- CT, CGRP, amylin, and adrenomedullins / Debbie L. Hay and David R. Poyner -- Neuropeptide Y family peptides / Claudia Cavadas, Joana Rosmaninho Salgado, and Eric Grouzmann -- Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide / Eve M. Lutz ... [et al.] -- Opioid peptides / Jane V. Aldrich -- Cholecystokinins and gastrins / Jens F. Rehfeld -- The chemistry and biology of insulin-like peptide 3, a novel member of the insulin superfamily / Fazel Shabanpoor ... [et al.] -- Somatostatin analogues / Kjell ´┐ŻOberg -- Tachykinins / Nigel M. Page, Parvathy Subramaniam, and Suzanne E. Newton -- Neurotensin / Paul R. Dobner and Robert E. Carraway -- Twenty-five years of galanin research / Johan Runesson ... [et al.] -- Bioactive peptides in gut-brain signalling / Erik Naslund, Per Gryback, and Per M. Hellstrom -- Nonribosomal peptides / Alexandra A. Roberts, Leanne A. Pearson, and Brett A. Neilan -- Anuran host-defense peptides that complex with Ca2+ calmodulin and inhibit the synthesis of the cell signalling agent nitric oxide by neuronal nitric oxide synthase / Jason R. Doyle ... [et al.] -- Host-defense peptides from the secretion of the skin glands of frogs and toads : membrane-active peptides from the genera litoria, uperoleia, and crinia / John H. Bowie ... [et al.] -- Antimicrobial peptides / Alison M. McDermott -- Mast cell degranulating peptides / Joseph A. Price -- Mastoparans / Sarah Jones and John Howl -- Spider venom and hemolymph-derived cytolytic and antimicrobial peptides / Lucia Kuhn-Nentwig, Christian Trachsel, and Wolfgang Nentwig.

9781420061147 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1420061143 (hardcover : alk. paper) 9781420061161 (hardcover : alk. paper) 142006116X (hardcover : alk. paper)


Peptides--Physiological effect.
Peptides--physiology.
Biological Factors--physiology.

QP552.P4 / B535 2009

612.015756 / B535

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