The Eye's Aqueous Humor

Hardcover | September 25, 2008

byMortimer M. BenosEditorSidney A. Simon, Mortimer M. Civan

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Current Topics in Membranes provides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. Each volume is a guest edited compendium of membrane biology. *Guest edited by cell membrane experts*Dynamic and thorough coverage of all aspects of the aqueous humor from inflow to outflow*Provides the latest teachings on genomics and glaucoma*Highlights new therapeutic strategies for the control of intraocular pressure

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Current Topics in Membranes provides a systematic, comprehensive, and rigorous approach to specific topics relevant to the study of cellular membranes. Each volume is a guest edited compendium of membrane biology. *Guest edited by cell membrane experts*Dynamic and thorough coverage of all aspects of the aqueous humor from inflow to out...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:September 25, 2008Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123738946

ISBN - 13:9780123738943

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Ion Transport
Mortimer M. Civan

2. Ocular Aquaporins and Aqueous Humor Dynamics
W. Daniel Stamer, Nicholas W. Baetz and Andrea J. Yool

3. The Role of Gap Junction Channels in the Ciliary Body Secretory Epithelium
Richard T. Matthias, Thomas W. White and Peter R. Brink

Chapter 4: Regional Dependence of Inflow
Anthony D.C. Macknight and Mortimer M. Civan

5. Functional Modulators Linking Inflow with Outflow of Aqueous Humor
Miguel Coca-Prados and Sikha Ghosh

6. Aqueous Humor Outflow Resistance
Thomas F. Freddo and Mark Johnson

7. Aqueous Humor Dynamics I: Measurement methods and animal studies
Carol B. Toris

8. Aqueous Humor Dynamics II: Clinical Studies
Carol B. Toris and Carl B. Camras

9. Effects of Circulatory Events on Aqueous Humor Inflow and Intraocular Pressure
Herbert A. Reitsamer and Jeffrey W. Kiel

10. Retinal Ganglion Cells and Glaucoma: Traditional Patterns and New Possibilities
Claire H. Mitchell and Wennan Lu

Chapter 11: What is Functional Genomics teaching us about Intraocular Pressure Regulation and Glaucoma?
Teresa Borrás

Chapter 12: Molecular Approaches to Glaucoma: Intriguing Clues for Pathology
Ernst R. Tamm

Chapter 13: Outflow Signaling Mechanisms and New Therapeutic Strategies for the Control of Intraocular Pressure
Iok-Hou Pang and Abbot F. Clark