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Substance P

From Pain to Cancer

  • 1st Edition - November 21, 2024
  • Editor: Robert Vink
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 2 1 9 4 - 1
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 2 2 1 9 5 - 8

Substance P: From Pain to Cancer provides a complete discussion of substance P biology, its role in normal physiology and a variety of diseases. It provides an introduction to sub… Read more

Substance P

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Substance P: From Pain to Cancer provides a complete discussion of substance P biology, its role in normal physiology and a variety of diseases. It provides an introduction to substance P and its pharmacology, followed by exploring its role across the human body including gastrointestinal function, cardiovascular function, learning and memory, emesis, respiration and sleep. It then discusses the critical role of substance P in several disease states including brain injury, neurodegeneration, seizures, depression and anxiety, cancer, musculoskeletal disorders, and viral infection, including COVID-19. The book closes with a look towards future perspectives for substance P.Substance P in Health and Disease is the latest volume in the Molecular Mediators in Health and Disease series and is an ideal reference for researchers across the life sciences interested in understanding the role of this multi-functioning mediator and its biological significance.