A short history of the drug receptor concept / Cay-Rüdiger Prüll, Andreas-Holger Maehle, Robert Francis Halliwell.

Author
Prüll, Cay-Rüdiger [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Description
viii, 239 p. ; 23 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Drug receptorsHistory [Browse]
Related name
Series
Science, technology, and medicine in modern history. [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 198-231) and index.
Contents
Paul Ehrlich and his receptor concept -- The development of the concept of drug receptors in the physiological research of J.N. Langley -- The receptors and scientific pharmacology I: the critics of the receptor idea and alternative theories of drug action, c. 1905-1935 -- The receptors and scientific pharmacology II: the critics of the receptor idea and alternative research strands: the transmitter theory, c. 1905-1935 -- Quantitative arguments for the existence of drug receptors and the development of the receptor occupancy theory, c. 1910-1960 -- The dual adrenaline receptor theory of Raymond P. Ahlquist (1914-1983) and its application in drug development between 1950 and 1970 -- The emergence of molecular pharmacology.
ISBN
  • 9780230554153 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • 0230554156 (hardback : alk. paper)
LCCN
2008030447
OCLC
154788769
Other standard number
  • 40017092777
RCP
C - S