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Adrenaline

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$24.95 • £19.95 • €22.50

ISBN 9780674050884

Publication Date: 04/15/2013

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304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

5 halftones, 2 line illustrations

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  • Prologue
  • 1. The Goldilocks Principle
  • 2. Ruled by Glands
  • 3. A Country Doctor’s Remarkable Discovery
  • 4. Finding a Needle in a Haystack
  • 5. Adrenaline Zips from Bench to Bedside
  • 6. Mind the Gap: Chemical Transmission from Sympathetic Nerves to Organs
  • 7. How Adrenaline Stimulates Cells
  • 8. Lock and Key: Receptors for Adrenaline
  • 9. New Drugs from Old Molecules
  • 10. Adrenaline Junkies
  • Appendix: Adrenaline’s Nobel Connections: An Extended Cast of Characters
  • Notes
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Credits
  • Index

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