By Dan Larhammar, Charlotte Söderberg (auth.), William F. Colmers, Claes Wahlestedt (eds.)
Leading specialists severely summarize the kingdom of information about the molecular, anatomical, physiological, and behavioral facets of NPY and its congeners. every one article offers a accomplished and in-depth survey, an summary of the function of NPY within the self-discipline coated, a dialogue of the most likely destiny course that the sphere will take, and an up to date bibliography.
Chapters contain a therapy of the evolution of the PP kinfolk of genes, the constitution of the NPY gene, and the distribution of NPY at the cardiovascular process, activities of NPY at the electrophysiological houses of nerve cells, and the consequences of NPY on feeding and behaviour. The chapters are written in an available variety and serve either as an advent to the sector and as an intensive and unique remedy of the present kingdom of knowledge.
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The Biology of Neuropeptide Y and Related Peptides by Dan Larhammar, Charlotte Söderberg (auth.), William F. Colmers, Claes Wahlestedt (eds.)