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Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology 166

  • Bernd Nilius
  • Thomas Gudermann
  • Reinhard Jahn
  • Roland Lill
  • Stefan Offermanns
  • Ole H. Petersen


  • Provides high-quality, in-depth reviews covering the full range of modern physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology

  • Aims to filter, highlight and review the latest developments in theses rapidly advancing fields

  • Each author is an international, well-respected expert and specially invited to provide a complete understanding of key topics in their particular area of research


Part of the Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology book series (REVIEWS, volume 166)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Alexei Verkhratsky, Reno C. Reyes, Vladimir Parpura
    Pages 1-22
  3. Alexander Nürnberg, Alina Kollmannsperger, Robert Grosse
    Pages 23-42

About this book



A. Verkhratsky, R. C. Reyes, and V. Parpura

TRP Channels Coordinate Ion Signalling in Astroglia.

A. Nürnberg, A. Kollmannsperger, and R. Grosse

Pharmacological Inhibition of Actin Assembly to Target Tumor Cell Motility.


C. A. Goodman

The Role of mTORC1 in Regulating Protein Synthesis and Skeletal Muscle Mass in Response to Various Mechanical Stimuli.


Actin assembly Astrocyte Mechanically-induced mTORC1 signalling Skeletal muscle mass TRPC channels Tumor metastasis

Editors and affiliations

  • Bernd Nilius
    • 1
  • Thomas Gudermann
    • 2
  • Reinhard Jahn
    • 3
  • Roland Lill
    • 4
  • Stefan Offermanns
    • 5
  • Ole H. Petersen
    • 6
  1. 1.Dept. of Cell. and Molecular Medicine Laboratory of Ion Channel ResearchKU LeuvenLeuvenBelgium
  2. 2.Medizinische Fakultät Walther-Straub-Institut für PharmakologiLudwig-Maximilians-Universität MünchenMünchenGermany
  3. 3.Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical ChemistryGöttingenGermany
  4. 4.Inst. Zytobiologie und ZytopathologieUniversity of MarburgMarburgGermany
  5. 5.Max-Planck-Institut für Herzund LungenBad NauheimGermany
  6. 6.School of BiosciencesCardiff UniversityCardiffUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology 166
  • Editors Bernd Nilius
    Thomas Gudermann
    Reinhard Jahn
    Roland Lill
    Stefan Offermanns
    Ole H. Petersen
  • Series Title Reviews of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-04905-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-38233-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-04906-9
  • Series ISSN 0303-4240
  • Series E-ISSN 1617-5786
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages V, 95
  • Number of Illustrations 14 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Human Physiology
    Cancer Research
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