© 1988

Neurobiology of Amino Acids, Peptides and Trophic Factors

  • James A. Ferrendelli
  • Robert C. Collins
  • Eugene M. Johnson

Part of the Topics in the Neurosciences book series (TINS, volume 8)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Excitatory Amino Acids

  3. Trophic Factors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 79-79
    2. Eugene M. Johnson Jr., Pamela T. Manning, Christine Wilcox
      Pages 101-114
    3. R. P. Bunge, C. F. Eldridge, M. D. Ard, N. Kleitman
      Pages 115-126
    4. Franz Hefti, Jukka A. Hartikka, Claudia N. Montero, Emmanuel O. Junard
      Pages 127-138
  4. Neuropeptides

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. Floyd E. Bloom
      Pages 141-150
    3. Clifford B. Saper, David G. Standaert
      Pages 151-162
    4. Thomas H. Lanthorn, Debora A. Dimaggio, Patricia C. Contreras, Joseph B. Monahan, Linda M. Pullan, Gail Handelmann et al.
      Pages 181-197
    5. Joseph B. Martin, M. Flint Beal
      Pages 199-212
  5. Short Communications

About this book


This volume represents the proceedings of the third in a series of annual inter­ national symposia. The first, The Neuroregulation of Autonomic, Endocrine, and Immune Systems, was held in Indianapolis in the fall of 1985. The second, Psychological and Biological Approaches to the Understanding of Human Disease, was held in Bielefeld, Germany in the fall of 1986. The theme of this series concerns the communication between the central nervous system and the other major systems of the body, and the purpose is to monitor the frontiers of research into these neuronal/hormonal regulatory interactions and their application to medicine. The present volume deals with the role of peptides and amino acids in these information transfer processes. Great strides have been made in exploring the important role of amino acids and pep tides in neuroregulation, and the ongoing biotechnology revolution promises signi­ ficant scientific and medical advances throughout the next decade and beyond. The work described in this volume captures the great excitement and pro­ mise of this biomedical renaissance. This meeting was cosponsored by Searle/ Monsanto and Washington University and held in St. Louis in the early fall of 1986. A major contributor to these proceedings was Dr. Thomas O'Donohue whose chapter deals with his work in characterizing the endogenous ligands for the PCP and sigma opioid receptors. Tom's personality and career personi­ fied the dedication of this series to the principle of a broad multidisciplinary approach to scientific problems.


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Editors and affiliations

  • James A. Ferrendelli
    • 1
  • Robert C. Collins
    • 1
  • Eugene M. Johnson
    • 1
  1. 1.Washington University School of MedicineUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Neurobiology of Amino Acids, Peptides and Trophic Factors
  • Editors James A. Ferrendelli
    Robert C. Collins
    Eugene M. Johnson
  • Series Title Topics in the Neurosciences
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1988
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-89838-360-7
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4612-8969-2
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4613-1721-0
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXXII, 272
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Neurology
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