G-protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling.- Implication of G-proteins in Cardiovascular Disease.- ?-Adrenoceptor-Linked Signal Transduction Mechanisms in Congestive Heart Failure.- Cardiac G?s and G?i Modulate Sympathetic Versus Parasympathetic Mechanisms in Hyperhomocysteinemia.- The Role of the Beta-Adrenergic Signal Transduction Pathway in Myocardial Protection.- Angiotensin II Signaling in Vascular Physiology and Pathophysiology.- Angiotensin II Signaling: Cell Growth and Apoptosis.- Redox Signaling.- Thioredoxin Signaling in the Ischemic Heart.- Relationship Between Redox Regulation and ?-Adrenergic Responses in the Heart.- Role of Hyperglycemia and Redox-Induced Signaling in Vascular Complications of Diabetes.- Methylglyoxal and Insulin Resistance.- Growth Factor Signaling.- Role of Growth Factor Receptor Transactivation in Vasoactive Peptide-Induced Signaling Pathways in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells.- Identifying the Cellular and Molecular Events Associated with the Divergent Phenotypes of Cardiac Hypertrophy.- Regulatory Role of TGF-? in Cardiac Myofibroblast Function and Post-MI Cardiac Fibrosis: Key Roles of Smad7 and c-Ski.- The Signaling Duel Between Virus and Host: Impact on Coxsackieviral Pathogenesis.- Therapeutic Angiogenesis and Vasculogenesis for Ischemic Disease.- VEGF Signaling: A Therapeutic Target for Cardiovascular Disease.- Myristoyl-CoA: Protein N-Myristoyltransferase and Myristoyl-CoA Binding Protein from Bovine Cardiac Muscle.- Calcium Signaling.- Ca2+/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase II Signaling in Vascular Smooth Muscle.- The KCa3.1 Channel in Endothelial Cells as New Target for an EDHF-Based Control of Vascular Tone: From Structure to Regulation and Pharmacological Properties.- Adipokine Signaling.- Leptin Signaling in the Cardiovascular System.- AMPK Regulation of Cardiac Metabolism in Heart Disease.
Signal Transduction in Cardiovascular System Health and Disease highlights the major contributions of different signaling systems in modulating normal cardiovascular functions and how a perturbation in these signaling events leads to abnormal cell functions and cardiovascular disorders.
This title is volume 3 in the new Springer series, Advances in Biochemistry in Health and Disease.
Contributions from internationally renowned researchers
A must-read book for scientists working in academia as well as pharmaceutical industry
Would be highly appreciated by students, as well as clinical researchers working in the area of cardiovascular diseases