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Recent Advances in Calcium Channels and Calcium Antagonists

Proceedings of the Japan-U.S.A. Symposium on Cardiovascular Drugs

by Yamada, Kazuo

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Published by Pergamon .
Written in English


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Number of Pages178
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Open LibraryOL7311969M
ISBN 100080368611
ISBN 109780080368610

The aim of the symposium was to provide a forum for presen­ tation and discussion of recent advances in the area of essential hypertension, particularly with regard to calcium mechanisms in vasoconstriction and vasodilation in arterial vessels and the func­ tion of arterial smooth muscle. These channels are selective for Ca +2 ions. The channels are membrane bound proteins that transport extracellular Ca +2 to the cytosol. There are several different types of calcium channels differing in location and function. Calcium antagonists act only on the L-type channel to produce their pharmacological effects.

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Recent Advances in Calcium Channels and Calcium Antagonists by Yamada, Kazuo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Recent advances in calcium channels and calcium antagonists: proceedings of the Japan-U.S.A. Symposium on Cardiovascular Drugs. [Kazuo Yamada; Shoji Shibata;]. Calcium channel blockers (CCB), calcium channel antagonists or calcium antagonists are a group of medications that disrupt the movement of calcium (Ca 2+) through calcium channels.

Calcium channel blockers are used as antihypertensive drugs, i.e., as medications to decrease blood pressure in patients with flatmountaingirls.com are particularly effective against large vessel stiffness, one of the ATC Recent Advances in Calcium Channels and Calcium Antagonists book C The calcium entry blockers, or calcium antagonists, have become both clinically useful drugs and fascinating research tools.

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Both approaches have been utilized to discover voltage-gated calcium channel antagonists, although most efforts to date have used the first approach.

Recent Advances in the Modulation of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels for the Treatment of Epilepsy. VOLUME: 1 ISSUE: 1. We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services.

Calcium-channel blockers, also called calcium antagonists, inhibit transmembrane calcium influx in cardiac and vascular smooth muscle, leading to vasodilation and lowering of blood flatmountaingirls.com decreasing the calcium influx, the heart’s contraction becomes less forceful, reducing heart rate, relaxing and opening up narrowed blood vessels, and lowering blood pressure [22,23].

Structurally, the calcium channels are closely related to sodium channels, with the main structurally significant difference being the positioning and nature of the residues that line the selectivity filter in the pore of the channel. There are at least six pharmacologically distinct calcium channels types, including L- N- P/Q- T, and R-type calcium channels (Table 1).1 Within each group Cited by: 5.

In principle, voltage gated calcium channels are capable of undergoing multiple types of inactivation processes. Calcium dependent inactivation can be observed predominantly with L-type channels, although more recent evidence suggests that other types of high voltage-activated channels also undergo changes in inactivation kinetics in response to calcium entry.

20 This is reviewed in Cited by: 2. Calcium channel blocking agents restrict the amount of calcium entering cardiac and smooth muscle cells by blocking voltage-gated calcium channels.

This causes blood vessels to relax and widen (vasodilate), improves oxygen supply to the heart, and lowers blood pressure. Some calcium channel blockers also slow the heart rate.

L-type calcium channels are responsible for the excitation-contraction coupling of skeletal, smooth, cardiac muscle, and for aldosterone secretion in endocrine cells of the adrenal cortex. They are also found in neurons, and with the help of L-type calcium channels in endocrine cells, they regulate neurohormones and neurotransmitters.

They have Symbol: Calcium channel, voltage-dependent. This review will provide a brief historical prospective and will primarily focus on recent advances in the development of isoform specific and state selective sodium channel antagonists and the medicinal chemistry involved, surveying the emerging therapeutic fields.

Beyond Calcium Channels?Cited by: The sensitivity of synaptic transmission to antagonists of different calcium channels was examined at the powerful climbing fiber synapse between neurons from the inferior olive and cerebellar. attacks. Recent advances in the understanding of the pathophys-iology of primary periodic paralyses have shown that both hypo-and hyperkalemic periodic paralysis are caused by mutations in voltage-gated ion channels, the muscle calcium and sodium channel.

Other tissues which are 'calcium-dependent', e.g. skeletal muscle, secretory cells, nervous tissue, are not affected by the available calcium channel antagonists, either because they are dependent on intracellular calcium stores (skeletal muscle) or they have different types of calcium channels.

All calcium channel antagonists have an intrinsic Cited by: Because of the recent advances in the field, discussions on potassium channels were included for the first time. At least six classes of voltage-dependent calcium channels have been defined based on their physiological and pharmacological properties.

Among them, L-type channels, mediating long lasting currents, are better characterized. 0 by The American Society of Biological Chemists, Inc. THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY Vol.No. 14, Issue of May 15, pp.

Printed in U. S.A. Calcium Channel Antagonists w-CONOTOXIN DEFINES A NEW HIGH AFFINITY SITE* (Received for publication, November 4, ) Lourdes J. Cruz and Baldomero M. Olivera. The aim of the symposium was to provide a forum for presen tation and discussion of recent advances in the area of essential hypertension, particularly with regard to calcium mechanisms in vasoconstriction and vasodilation in arterial vessels and the func tion of arterial smooth muscle.

Nov 21,  · Calcium channel antagonists are used primarily for the treatment of hypertension and tachyarrhythmias. Overdose of calcium channel antagonists can be lethal. Calcium channel antagonists act at the L-type calcium channels primarily in cardiac and vascular smooth muscle preventing calcium influx into cells with resultant decreases in vascular tone and cardiac inotropy and chronotropy.

The L Cited by: Sep 19,  · Some calcium channel blockers have the added benefit of slowing your heart rate, which can further lower your blood pressure, relieve chest pain (angina) and control an irregular heartbeat. Calcium channel blockers are also called calcium antagonists.

calcium channel blocker (calcium channel blocking agent) a drug such as nifedipine, diltiazem, or verapamil that selectively blocks the influx of calcium ions through a calcium channel of cardiac muscle and smooth muscle cells; used in the treatment of Prinzmetal's angina, chronic stable angina, and cardiac flatmountaingirls.comm channel blocking agents act to control arrhythmias by slowing the.The significant role of voltage-gated calcium channel (VGCC) L-type antagonists used concomitantly with opioids in attenuation of clinical pain has been confirmed.

The aim of this study is to evaluate the comparable effect of intracerebroventricularly (i.c.v.) administered diltiazem, nifedipine and/or verapamil – specific antagonists of VGCCs – in the dose of and mg in toto on Author: Kania Bogdan Feliks, Danuta Wrońska.Apr 09,  · Mechanisms of pain transmission & modulation Mechanism of anti-nociceptive activity of various analgesics Recent advances in the field of pharmacological pain therapy New Modalities of drug administration Recent advances in the existing pain treatment Novel targets for pain treatment 3.