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Vol. 23, No. 6
November 2001


New Publications from the International Union of Pharmacology (IUPHAR)

The IUPHAR Compendium of Receptor Characterization and Classification, 2nd Edition, compiled by the IUPHAR Committee on Receptor Nomenclature and Drug Classification, 360 pages, October 2000.

Available from IUPHAR Media, 68 Half Moon Lane, London SE24 9JE England, United Kingdom for GBP 30.00 (members of national pharmacological societies) or GBP 40.00 (nonmembers) plus GBP 5.00 for postage and packing. Discounts are available on orders of 5+.

The second edition of this widely acclaimed compendium includes a complete revision of all chapters and the addition of nine new classifications.


  • Introductory texts
  • Current status of the IUPHAR Committee on Receptor Nomenclature and Drug Classification
  • Revised NC-IUPHAR recommendations for nomenclature of receptors
  • The IUPHAR Receptor Code
  • The IUPHAR Receptor List
  • Classification of ion channels
  • Classification of nuclear receptors
  • Classification of olfactory receptors
  • Classifications
  • Acetylcholine
  • Muscarinic acetylcholine receptors
  • Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
  • Adenosine receptors
  • Adrenoceptors
  • Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors
  • GABA A receptors
  • GABA B receptors
  • Angiotensin receptors
  • Calcium channels
  • Cannabinoid receptors
  • Chemokine receptors
  • Cholecystokinin receptors
  • Dopamine receptors
  • Endothelin receptors
  • Excitatory amino acid receptors
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  • Glucagon receptor family
  • Histamine receptors
  • 5-Hydroxytryptamine receptors
  • Leukotriene receptors
  • Melatonin receptors
  • Melanocortin receptors
  • Neuropeptide Y receptor family
  • Nucleotide receptors
  • P2X receptors
  • P2Y receptors
  • Opioid receptors
  • Potassium channels
  • Prostanoid receptors
  • Somatostatin receptors
  • Urotensin receptors
  • Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide and pituitary adenylate
  • cyclase-activating peptide receptors
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