Neurotransmitter Transporters: Structure, Function, and Regulation by Maarten E. A. ReithNeurotransmitter Transporters: Structure, Function, and Regulation by Maarten E. A. Reith

Neurotransmitter Transporters: Structure, Function, and Regulation

byMaarten E. A. Reith

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Neurotransmission is a multicomponent process. Transmitters, released by neuronal activity, act on pre- and postsynaptic receptors, and many books detail advances in the receptor field. In addition, after their release from nerve endings, transmitters are removed from the neuronal vicinity by uptake into neuronal or glial cells by specific tra- porter proteins that have been studied intensely over the last 30 years; this information is scattered throughout numerous publishing vehicles. Therefore, the primary aim of this second edition of N- rotransmitter Transporters: Structure, Function, and Regulation is to offer a comprehensive picture of the characterization of neurotransmitter transporters and their biological roles. The transporter field has moved forward in stages. In the first phase, progress came from the use of substrate or blocker ligands selectively targeting transporters, the application of model systems allowing the study of transmitter tra- port shielded from storage, and the development of mathematical models for describing transport phenomena. In the second phase, roughly covering the last decade, advances in DNA techniques allowed the cloning of numerous genes coding for different transporter proteins. In the current, third stage, a wealth of information is being accumulated in studies relating transporter structure with function, experiments addressing regulation by posttranslational transfor- tion, investigations into transport modulation by trafficking processes and genomic influences, characterization of channel properties of tra- porters by electrophysiological approaches, and the creation of transgenic animals under- or overexpressing a given transporter protein.
Title:Neurotransmitter Transporters: Structure, Function, and RegulationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:518 pagesPublished:November 19, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Regulation of Monoamine Transporters: Regulated Phosphorylation, Dephosphorylation, and Trafficking Sammanda Ramamoorthy Mechanisms of Biogenic Amine Neurotransmitter Transporters Gary Rudnick Structure-Function Relationships for Biogenic Amine Neurotransmitter Transporters Nian-Hang Chen and Maarten E. A. Reith Gene Organization and Polymorphisms of Monoamine Transporters: Relationship to Psychiatric and Other Complex Diseases Maureen K. Hahn and Randy D. Blakely Monoamine Transporters: Their Role in Maintaining Neuronal Homeostasis Raul R. Gainetdinov and Marc G. Caron Family of Sodium-Coupled Transporters for GABA, Glycine, Proline, Betaine, Taurine, and Creatine: Pharmacology, Physiology, and Regulation Scott L. Deken, Robert T. Fremeau, Jr., and Michael W. Quick Sodium-Coupled GABA and Glutamate Transporters: Structure and Function Baruch I. Kanner The High-Affinity Glutamate and Neutral Amino-Acid Transporter Family: Structure, Function, and Physiological Relevance Yoshikatsu Kanai, Davide Trotti, Urs V. Berger, and Matthias A. Hediger Vesicular Neurotransmitter Transporters: Pharmacology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Analysis\ Rodrigo Yelin and Shimon Schuldiner Neurotransmitter-Transporter Proteins: Post-Translational Modifications Amrat P. Patel and Maarten E. A. Reith Dopamine-Transporter Uptake Blockers: Structure-Activity Relationships F. Ivy Carroll, Anita H. Lewin, and S. Wayne Mascarella Imaging the Brain Dopamine Transporter Using PET and SPECT S. John Gatley, Nora D. Volkow, Joanna S. Fowler, Yu-Shin Ding, Jean Logan, Gene-Jack Wang, Christoph Felder, Frank W. Telang, and Andrew N. Gifford In Vitro and In Vivo Imaging of the Human Dopamine Transporter in Cocaine Abusers Deborah C. Mash and Julie K. Staley Index

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