Pharmacology Pharmacology

Current Topics in Pharmacology

12:30 PM, Thursday, November 15, 2007 | Room T-739 HSC
Speaker: Claire Walker
Topic: Life in the Slow Lane: Hibernation Protein Complex (HPc) Acts as a Peptide Hormone
Paper to be presented:

  1. Kondo, N. et al. (2006) Circannual Control of Hibernation by HP Complex in the Brain. Cell 125:161-172.
  1. Andrews, MT. (2007) Advances in Molecular Biology of Hibernation in Mammals. Bioessays 29:431-440.
  2. Drew, KL. et al. (2007) Central Nervous System Regulation of Mammalian Hibernation: Implications for Metabolic Suppression and Ischemia Tolerance. J. Neurochem. 102:1713-1726.
Other Readings:
  1. Kondo N. and Kondo J. (1992) Identification of Novel Blood Proteins Specific for Mammalian Hibernation. J Biol. Chem. 267:473-478.
  2. Hastings, HH. and Ebling, FJP. (2006) Hibernation Proteins: Preparing for Life in the Freezer. Cell 125:21-23.
  3. Henry, PG. et al. (2007) Brain Energy Metabolism and Neurotransmission at Near-Freezing Temperatures: in vivo 1H MRS Study of a Hibernating Animal. J. Neurochem. 101:1505-1515.

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