Arachidonic Acid in Cell Signaling by Daniele Piomelli

By Daniele Piomelli

This ebook is set the arachidonic acid cascade, its biochemistry, its pharmacology, and its roles in sign transduction. Arachidonic acid may well function an intracellular moment messenger in lots of mobile forms, in addition to precursor for biologically lively molecules comparable to the eicosanoids (a relations of oxygenated metabolites that could act as moment messengers or as neighborhood mediators), and anandamide (an endogenous cannabinoid substance). Dysfunctions within the arachidonic acid cascade underlie a couple of severe pathological stipulations, making those biochemical pathways the objective for medications of scientific value.

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