Jpn J Pharmacol 85 (4) 2001


Molecular Pharmacology of T-type Ca2+ Channels
Tiffany N. Heady, Juan C. Gomora, Timothy L. Macdonald and Edward Perez-Reyes

-Current Perspective-
Chloride Channels and Their Functional Roles in Smooth Muscle Tone in the Vasculature

Kenji Kitamura and Jun Yamazaki

Full Papers

Role of Reduced Glutathione and Nitric Oxide in the Black Tea Extract-Mediated Protection Against Ulcerogen-Induced Changes in Motility and Gastric Emptying in Rats
Swapna Maity, Joseph Rajan Vedasiromoni, Lalima Chaudhuri and Dilip Kumar Ganguly

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and AT1-Receptor Antagonist Restore Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS) Activity and Neuronal NOS Expression in the Adrenal Glands of Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats
Fatimunnisa Qadri, Thomas Arens, Eike C. Schwartz, Walter Häuser and Peter Dominiak

Blocking Effect of Bepridil on Na+/Ca2+ Exchange Current in Guinea Pig Cardiac Ventricular Myocytes
Yasuhide Watanabe and Junko Kimura

Extracellular ATP Potentiates Steroidogenic Effect of Adrenocorticotropic Hormone in Bovine Adrenocortical Fasciculata Cells
Masahiro Kawamura, Akiyoshi Niitsu, Haruhisa Nishi and Eiji Masaki

Imaging of Ca2+ Release by Caffeine and 9-Methyl-7-bromoeudistomin D and the Associated Activation of Large Conductance Ca2+-Dependent K+ Channels in Urinary Bladder Smooth Muscle Cells of the Guinea Pig
Yoshiaki Ohi, Kaoru Atsuki, Yuichi Torii, Yasushi Ohizumi, Minoru Watanabe and Yuji Imaizumi

Gentamicin Decreases the Abundance of Aquaporin Water Channels in Rat Kidney
JongUn Lee, Ki Sup Yoo, Dae Gill Kang, Soo Wan Kim and Ki Chul Choi

Inhibitory Potential of Herbal Medicines on Human Cytochrome P450-Mediated Oxidation: Properties of Umbelliferous or Citrus Crude Drugs and Their Relative Prescriptions
Lian-Qing Guo, Masahiko Taniguchi, Qiao-Yun Chen, Kimiye Baba and Yasushi Yamazoe

Comparison of Cedar Pollen-Induced Allergic Rhinitis in Passively and Actively Sensitized Guinea Pigs
Takeshi Nabe, Nobuaki Mizutani, Seiichi Osaki, Shingo Sugahara, Hiroshi Takenaka and Shigekatsu Kohno

Involvement of Angiotensin II in Progression of Renal Injury in Rats With Genetic Non-insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus (Wistar Fatty Rats)
Masakuni Noda, Takanori Matsuo, Hiroko Nagano-Tsuge, Masayuki Ohta, Masahiro Sekiguchi, Yumiko Shibouta, Takehiko Naka and Yoshimi Imura

Pharmacological Properties of R-755, a Novel Acyl-CoA:Cholesterol Acyltransferase Inhibitor, in Cholesterol-Fed Rats, Hamsters and Rabbits
Yoshimitsu Matsui, Kenji Horiuchi, Kenji Yamamoto and Kazuo Kanai

Altered Susceptibility to Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Isolated-Perfused Hearts of Short-Term Diabetic Rats Associated With Changes in Non-enzymatic Antioxidants
Kam-Ming Ko, Duncan H.F. Mak, Michel K.T. Poon and Ho-Yan Yiu

D-Galactose-Specific Sea Urchin Lectin Sugar-Specifically Inhibited Histamine Release Induced by Datura stramonium Agglutinin: Differences Between Sugar-Specific Effects of Sea Urchin Lectin and Those of D-Galactose- or L-Fucose-Specific Plant Lectins
Tamiko Suzuki-Nishimura, Hideyuki Nakagawa and Masaatsu K. Uchida

Short Communication

Effects of Olopatadine Hydrochloride on the Increase of Histamine and Peptide-Leukotrienes Concentrations in Nasal Lavage Fluid Following the Antigen-Antibody Reaction in Actively Sensitized Guinea Pigs
Kiyomi Miyake, Kaori Horikoshi, Yoshimi Ikeda, Akio Ishii and Akira Karasawa

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