Cell Biology of the Chromaffin Cell


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Chapter 1 Modulation of exocytosis by exogenous and endogenous factors.
Remco H.S. Westerink
Chapter 2 Second messengers control the kinetics of exocytosis by modifying the intravesicular pH.
Marcial Camacho, J. David Machado, Mónica S. Montesinos, Manuel Criado and Ricardo Borges
Chapter 3 Myosin II roles in vesicle transport and fusion in Chromaffin Cells.
Patricia Ñeco, Daniel Giner, Salvador Viniegra, Ricardo Borges, Alvaro Villarroel and Luis M. Gutiérrez
Chapter 4 cAMP and β-adrenergic stimulation regulate L-type channel gating and exocytosis in rat chromaffin cells.
Emilio Carbone, Valentina Carabelli, Pietro Baldelli, Monica Novara, Anna Giancippoli, Davide Cavallari and Jesús M. Hernández-Guijo
Chapter 5 The modulation of vesicular volume and its effects on neurotransmitter secretion through the fusion pore in PC12 Cells.
Leslie A. Sombers, H. Jacob Hanchar, Tom L. Colliver, Nathan J. Wittenberg, Ann-Sofie Cans, Stéphane Arbault, Christian Amatore and Andrew G. Ewing
Chapter 6 Modulation of Ca2+-independent, Pb2+-induced exocytosis from rat PC12 cells by CaMK II.
Remco H.S. Westerink and Henk P.M. Vijverberg
Chapter 7 Cdc42 and N-WASP regulate actin filament organization during exocytosis in PC12 cells.
Magali Malacombe, Sylvette Chasserot-Golaz, Marie-France Bader and Stéphane Gasman
Chapter 8 Quantal release of catecholamines. A new target for β-adrenergic antagonists.
Mónica S. Montesinos, Marcial Camacho, Jésica Díaz and Ricardo Borges
Chapter 9 Use of phospho-specific antibodies to demonstrate phosphorylation of Munc18/nSec1 in chromaffin cells.
Alan Morgan, Tim J. Craig and Gareth J.O. Evans
Chapter 10 Chromaffin granules as target for the antihypertensive drug hydralazine.
José David Machado, José F. Gómez, Marcial Camacho, Mónica S. Montesinos and Ricardo Borges
Chapter 11 Differing mechanisms of exocytosis for large dense core vesicles in chromaffin cells and small synaptic vesicles in dopamine neurons.
Roland G.W. Staal, Eugene Mosharov, Anthonia Hananiya and David Sulzer
Chapter 12 Amperometric secretory spikes in mouse adrenal slices.
Gloria Arroyo, Jorge Fuentealba, Marcos Aldea and Almudena Albillos
Chapter 13 Lipids at exocytotic sites: How and why?
Marie-France Bader, Sylvette Chasserot-Golaz and Nicolas Vitale
Chapter 14 Current Understanding of the O2-Signalling Mechanism of Adrenal Chromaffin Cells.
Roger J. Thompson
Chapter 15 Effect of somatostatin on the release of adrenaline and noradrenaline from bovine adrenal chromaffin cells.
Laura Ribeiro, Fátima Martel and Isabel Azevedo
Chapter 16 Chromogranin A-derived peptides: functional aspects of vasostatins, pancreastatin, catestatin and parastatin.
Karen B. Helle and Sushil K. Mahata
Chapter 17 Chromogranin A in Tumor and Vascular Biology.
Angelo Corti
Chapter 18 Study of new antimicrobial peptides in chromaffin granules from bovine adrenal medulla: new aspects of innate immunity.
Marie-Hélène Metz-Boutigue, Anne-Estelle Kieffer, Yannick Goumon, Karine Lugardon and Dominique Aunis
Chapter 19 Agonist-induced chromogranin a secretion coincides with redistribution of IP3 receptor and compound exocytosis in granular duct cell of rat submandibular gland.
Tomio Kanno, Naoto Asada, Shingo Nagasawa, Haruko Yanase, Toshihiko Iwanaga, Katsuhiko Mikoshiba and Noboru Yanaihara
Chapter 20 Chromogranin A-derived parastatin peptides as autocrine inhibitors of endocrine secretion.
Brigitte H. Fasciotto Dunn and David V. Cohn
Chapter 21 Immunohistochemical studies with region-specific antibodies to chromogranins A, B and C in pheochromocytomas.
Guida Maria Portela-Gomes, Lars Grimelius, Mats Stridsberg, Ursula Falkmer and Sture Falkmer
Chapter 22 Interaction of the N-terminal domain of chromogranin A (vasostatin derived peptides) with the rat posterior cerebral artery.
Maurizio Mandalà, Marie-Helene Metz-Boutigue, Guldborg Serck-Hanssen and Karen B. Helle
Chapter 23 Proteomic studies of the chromaffin granule demonstrates novel proteolytic processing mechanisms for chromogranin A and proenkephalin by secretory vesicle cathepsin L.
Vivian Hook, Jean Lee and Sukkid Yasothornsriku
Chapter 24 Neurotrophic Factor GDNF and cAMP Suppress Glucocorticoid- Inducible PNMT Expression in a Mouse Pheochromocytoma Model.
Marian J. Evinger, James F. Powers and Arthur S. Tischler
Chapter 25 Mitochondrial mechanisms involved in nitric oxide (NO)-induced apoptosis in bovine chromaffin cells in primary culture.
María Jesús Oset-Gasque, María Purificación Fuentes, Susana Vicente, Salvador Figueroa, Rocío Pérez-Rodríguez and María Pilar González
Chapter 26 Characterization of enterochromaffin cells isolated from the rat ileum.
Agnes Schäfermayer, Robert Zanner , Manfred Graztl, George Sachs and Christian Prinz
Chapter 27 Culturing Pheochromocytoma Cells.
Arthur S. Tischler and James F. Powers
Chapter 28 Genomics and proteomics of the chromaffin cell: characterization of cell differentiation and chromogranin peptide formation.
Youssef Anouar, Luca Grumolato, Djida Ait-Ali, Maïté Montero- Hadjadje, Laurent Yon, Johann Guillemot, Valérie Turquier, Abdel G. Elkahloun, Lee E. Eiden and Hubert Vaudry
Chapter 29 The Virtual Chromaffin Cell: analyzing Ca2+ transients in active secretory zones.
Allan S. Schneider, Trevor Davis and Ion Moraru
Chapter 30 A chromaffin cell model to simulate calcium dynamics and secretory responses in various conditions.
Akira Warashina, Tatsuya Ogura and Masumi Inoue
Chapter 31 Automatic processing of amperometric data.
Miguel A. Brioso, José F. Gómez, J. David Machado and Ricardo Borges
Chapter 32 Gene analysis of rat chromaffin cells ELF MF differentiated using microarrays.
Tatiana Olivares-Bañuelos, Lina Riego, Alicia Gonzalez and Rene Drucker-Colin.
Chapter 33 β-subunit sequestration differently blocks Ca2+ channel current and exocytosis in chromaffin cells.
Marcos Aldea, Inmaculada Cuchillo-Ibáñez, Jacques Brocard, Almudena Albillos, Michel Villaz, Antonio G. García and Michel De Waard
Chapter 34 Multiple intracellular regulatory mechanisms of cell surface expression of sodium channels: therapeutic implications.
Toshihiko Yanagita, Hiroki Yokoo, Hideyuki Kobayashi and Akihiko Wada
Chapter 35 Potasium channel activity from bovine chromaffin granules.
Renata Hordejuk, Adam Szewczyk and Krzysztof Dolowa
Chapter 36 The secretory responses to choline and acetylcholine show different patterns and calcium dependence in chromaffin cells.
Jorge Fuentealba, Román Olivares, Eva Alés, Laura Tapia, Juana M. González, Jonathan Rojo, Gloria Arroyo, Marcos Aldea, Manuel Criado, Luis Gandía and Antonio G. García
Chapter 37 Does an homomeric α-7 nicotinic receptor exist in bovine cromaffin cells?
Jonathan Rojo, Victoria Maneu, Laura Tapia, J. María González- Rubio, Ricardo de Pascual, José Mulet, L. Miguel Valor, Francisco Sala, Manuel Criado and Luis Gandía
Chapter 38 Choline as a tool to evaluate nicotinic receptor function in chromaffin cells.
Juana Ma González-Rubio, Jonathan Rojo, Laura Tapia, Victoria Maneu, José Mulet, Luis M. Valor, Manuel Criado, Francisco Sala, Antonio G. García and Luis Gandía
Chapter 39 Advances in cell culture for chromaffin cells and related cell types.
Bruce Livett and Ricardo Borges
Chapter 40 Necessary conditions to maintain rat adrenal chromaffin cells in primary culture.
Juan Antonio Gilabert
Chapter 41 Extra-adrenal chromaffin cells of the Zuckerkandl´s paraganglion: morphological and electrophysiological study.
Beatriz Galán-Rodríguez, M. Pilar Ramírez-Ponce, Fadwa El Banoua, Juan A. Flores, Juan Bellido and Emilio Fernández-Espejo
Chapter 42 CANSTAT-4: A four channels potentiostat for the on-line monitoring of catecholamine secretion.
José F. Gómez, Miguel A. Brioso, Gabriela Delgado and Ricardo Borges