Serotonin and gastrointestinal function

Serotonin and Gastrointestinal Function provides a comprehensive review of current research into the mechanisms by which serotonin acts on gastrointestinal tissues. This book covers neurochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical issues relevant to serotonin in the gastrointestinal tract. The editors have brought together the most relevant information from the molecular to the clinical level. Each chapter is written by investigators experienced in research on serotonin’s actions in the gut. This book will be useful to basic scientists, clinical investigators, graduate and postgraduate students.;Ch. 1. Serotonin in the Intestinal Tract: A Synopsis / Timothy S. Gaginella — Ch. 2. Localization and Neurochemical Aspects of Serotonin in the Gut / Michael D. Gershon — Ch. 3. Pharmacological Characterization of 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptors in the Gastrointestinal Tract / Jeremy D. Gale and Keith Bunce — Ch. 4. Serotonin Modulation of Gastrointestinal Motility / Marcello Tonini and Fabrizio De Ponti — Ch. 5. Serotonin as an Intestinal Secretagogue / Eckhard Beubler — Ch. 6. Electrophysiological Studies of 5-Hydroxytryptamine Receptors on Enteric Neurons / James J. Galligan — Ch. 7. Serotonin and the Afferent Innervation of the Gastrointestinal Tract / Helen E. Raybould, David Grundy and Paul L. R. Andrews — Ch. 8. The Clinical Application of 5-HT Agonists and Antagonists in Gastrointestinal Disease / Timothy P. Roarty and Richard W. McCallum.
Serotonin and Gastrointestinal Function provides a comprehensive review of current research into the mechanisms by which serotonin acts on gastrointestinal tissues. This book covers neurochemistry, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical issues relevant to serotonin in the gastrointestinal tract. The editors have brought together the most relevant information from the molecular to the clinical level. Each chapter is written by investigators experienced in research on serotonin’s actions in the gut. This book will be useful to basic scientists, clinical investigators, graduate and postgraduate students.

Title: Serotonin and Gastrointestinal Function
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ISBN: 0849383870,9780849383878
Publisher: CRC Press
Genre: Medical / Gastroenterology
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Pages: 192
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