Pharmacological Data on Caerulein

  • V. Erspamer
  • G. Bertaccini
  • R. Cheli
  • G. De Caro
  • R. Endean
  • M. Impicciatore
  • M. L. Roseghini
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 2)

Abstract

Caerulein, the active decapeptide which has been detected in our Laboratory in extracts of the skin of the Australian frog Hyla caerulea, is certainly one of the most versatile polypeptides we know so far. In fact, it displays a number of striking pharmacological actions.

Keywords

Cholesterol Permeability Polypeptide Histamine Boiling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Erspamer
    • 1
  • G. Bertaccini
    • 1
  • R. Cheli
    • 1
  • G. De Caro
    • 1
  • R. Endean
    • 1
  • M. Impicciatore
    • 1
  • M. L. Roseghini
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PharmacologyUniversity of ParmaParmaItaly

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