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The Chromaffin Cell

Edited by Edited by Daniel T. O'Connor (University of California at San Diego) and Lee E. Eiden (Section on Molecular Neuroscience, NIH)
The Chromaffin Cell

Published: November 2002

Volume 971

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Catecholamines are crucial pathophysiologic actors in such neuropsychiatric and cardiovascular disease processes as movement disorders, mood and thought disturbances, hypertension, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, cardiac arrhythmias, and stroke. This important model system therefore bridges clinical medicine to basic cardiovascular and neurobiological research. Within the basic sciences, chromaffin cell biology benefits from advances in neurobiology, pharmacology, endocrinology, and cardiovascular biology. This volume emphasizes the role of new technologies in chromaffin cell biology, especially emerging developments in bioinformatics for the practicing chromaffin cell biologist.