Each volume of Advances in Pharmacology provides a rich collection of reviews on timely topics. Emphasis is placed on the molecular bases of drug action, both applied and experimental. This volume contains chapters that address diverse but interrelated areas pertaining to the chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, and pharmacology of nitric oxide in mammalian cells. The contents form a comprehensive treatise of factors influencing the control of nitric oxide production in various cell types.
* Presents comprehensive coverage of the chemical properties of nitric oxide and how they form the basis for the multifaceted biological actions for nitric oxide
* Contains the most current and detailed documentation of the properties and regulation of nitric oxide synthases
* Provides the most up-to-date review of inhalational nitric oxide therapy for treatment of respiratory dysfunction
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Ferid Murad was born in Whiting, Indiana. Working concurrently on an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Dr. Murad graduated with both degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965. His many honors include the Alfred S. Maschke Award for Clinical Excellence from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. He has held several distinguished positions, including Acting Chairman in the Department of Medicine and Acting Division Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine at Stanford University. He currently is CEO and President of Molecular Geriatrics Corporation in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Dr. Murad is married and has five children.Review:
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"The book provides superb reading material which chemists and pharmacologists interested in the area of chemotherapy will surely enjoy reading."
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Book Description Academic Press, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110120329352
Book Description Academic Press, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0120329352