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
    3. K. Fuxe, P. Hedlund, G. von Euler, K. Lundgren, M. Martire, S. O. Ögren et al.
      Pages 221-235
    4. K. Wåhlander, C. Ämmälä, P. O. Berggren, K. Bokvist, L. Juntti-Berggren, P. Rorsman
      Pages 237-245
    5. S. Consolo, R. Bertorelli, C. La Porta, E. Palazzi, M. Zambelli, G. Fisone et al.
      Pages 247-258
  6. Functional and Experimental Studies — Peripheral and Central Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 259-259
    2. L. M. Konopka, T. W. McKeon, L. A. Merriam, J. C. Hardwick, R. L. Parsons
      Pages 261-274
    3. J. -A. E. T. Fox-Threlkeld
      Pages 275-286
    4. M J. Villar, Z. Wiesenfeld-Hallin, X. -J. Xu, R. Cortés, E. Theodorsson, T. Hökfelt
      Pages 287-293
    5. Z. Wiesenfeld-Hallin, X. -J. Xu, M. J. Villar, T. Hökfelt
      Pages 295-303
  7. Galanin in the Neuro-endocrine System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
    2. S. M. McCann, A. G. Reznikov, M. C. Aguila, U. Marubayashi, J. Gutkowska, V. Rettori
      Pages 307-319
    3. A. Shimatsu, T. Tanoh, H. Koshiyama, Y. Murakami, Y. Kato, N. Yanaihara et al.
      Pages 321-329
    4. J. I. Koenig, S. C. Hooi, D. M. Maiter, J. B. Martin, S. M. Gabriel, R. M. Strauss et al.
      Pages 331-341
    5. S. G. Gilbey, D. J. O’Halloran, S. R. Bloom
      Pages 343-354
  8. Galanin in the CNS: Mechanism of Action, Behaviour and Diseases

  9. Back Matter
    Pages 429-433

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

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  • 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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