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Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Edited by Sivakumar Joghi Thatha Gowder

Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

The book "Pharmacology and Therapeutics" targets every aspect of the mechanisms for the chemical actions of both traditional and novel drugs. This book covers six sections: Molecular Modeling and Bio-molecular Pharmacology, Immunopharmacology, Environmental Pharmacology and Toxicology, Nanotechnology and Chemotherapy, Drugs and Drug Delivery System and Addiction Pharmacology. Each of these sections is interwoven with the theoretical aspects and experimental techniques of physiology, biochemistry, nutrition, cellular and molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, genetics, and pathology. This book will be a significant source to scientists, physicians, health care professionals and students who are interested to explore the effect of chemical agents on human life.

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Pharmacology and TherapeuticsEdited by Sivakumar Joghi Thatha Gowder

Published: July 2nd 2014

DOI: 10.5772/57085

ISBN: 978-953-51-1620-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7214-7

Copyright year: 2014

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37013 Total Chapter Downloads

23 Crossref Citations

35 Web of Science Citations

55 Dimensions Citations


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1. Molecular Modelling-Based Investigations of a Mutant Protein in Patients with Hearing Loss

By Kazunori Namba


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2. Effect of Vitamins, Amino Acids and Phyto-Active Biomolecules on Aspergillus flavus in Poultry Production

By S.A. Bolu, N. Elelu, R.N. Ahmed, F.E. Solaojo, K.F. Daramola, V.S. Omotosho, A.G. Atitebi and M. Afeni


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3. Pharmacological and Immunological Properties of Wasp Venom

By Yashad Dongol, B L Dhananjaya, Rakesh Kumar Shrestha and Gopi Aryal


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4. Pharmacology of Adenosine Receptors and Their Signaling Role in Immunity and Inflammation

By Fernanda da Rocha Lapa, Sérgio José Macedo Júnior, Murilo Luiz Cerutti and Adair Roberto Soares Santos


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5. Environmental Pharmacology – An Overview

By Bosun Banjoko


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6. Safety and Efficacy of Moringa oleifera Lamarck (1785) — Therapeutic and Toxicological Properties

By Paulo Michel Pinheiro Ferreira, Éverton José Ferreira de Araújo, Jurandy do Nascimento Silva, Rivelilson Mendes de Freitas, Nagilla Daniela de Jesus Costa, Samara Ferreira de Carvalho Oliveira, Janiella Buenos Aires Pereira, Jaksilania Aires Forte Pinheiro, Maria Carolina de Abreu and Cláudia Pessoa


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7. Anticalcineurinics: Role of Mitochondrial Transition Pore on Nephrotoxicity

By Alberto Lázaro Fernández, Blanca Humanes Sánchez, Juan Carlos Jado Rodríguez, Ana María Torres Redondo, Sonia Camaño Páez, José Antonio Lázaro Manero, Manuela Castilla Barba, Marina Mojena Sánchez and Alberto Tejedor Jorge


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8. Nanotherapeutics in Cancer Prevention, Diagnosis and Treatment

By Samaya R Krishnan and Suraj K George


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9. Anticancer Drug — Friend or Foe

By Tuğba Taşkın-Tok and Sivakumar Gowder


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10. Drug Carrier Systems Using Chitosan for Non Parenteral Routes

By Clara Luisa Domínguez-Delgado, Isabel Marlen Rodríguez-Cruz, Enrique Fuentes-Prado, José Juan Escobar-Chávez, Gustavo Vidal- Romero, Lorena García-González and Rafael Iván Puente-Lee


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11. Drug Abuse, Addiction and Dependence

By Alewu Benjamin and Nosiri Chidi


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