Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders-Drug Targets journal is devoted to timely reviews of experimental and clinical studies in the field of endocrine, metabolic, and immune disorders. Specific emphasis is placed on humoral and cellular targets for natural, synthetic, and genetically engineered drugs that enhance or impair endocrine, metabolic, and immune parameters and functions. Topics related to the neuroendocrine-immune axis are given special emphasis in view of the growing interest in stress-related, inflammatory, autoimmune, and degenerative disorders. Original articles related to Immune Disorders and Drug Targeting are also considered for publication.

Following are the articles from the journal Endocrine, Metabolic & Immune Disorders-Drug Targets, 15 issue 02:       

Article: Drug Targeting Based on a New Concept-Targeting Against TLR4 as an Example

Author(s): Yoshiro Maru, Takeshi Tomita, Atsuko Deguchi, Katsuaki Ieguchi, Morichika Takita, Fujiko Tsukahara, Kazuhiro Takemura, Akio Kitao and Fabian Gusovsky


Article: Curcumin Targets in Inflammation and Cancer

Author(s):  Atsuko Deguchi


Article: S100A9 as a Pharmacological Target Molecule in Inflammation and Cancer

Author(s): Tomas Leanderson, David Liberg and Fredrik Ivars


Article: CCL2-CCR2 Signaling in Disease Pathogenesis

Author(s): Tracy O’Connor, Lubor Borsig and Mathias Heikenwalder


Article: TNF as a Target of Inflammation in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Author(s):  Hisashi Yamanaka


Article: VEGF-VEGFR System as a Target for Suppressing Inflammation and other Diseases

Author(s): Masabumi Shibuya


Article: Adiponectin as a Target in Obesity-related Inflammatory State

Author(s):  Koji Ohashi, Daisuke Yuasa, Rei Shibata, Toyoaki Murohara and Noriyuki Ouchi


Article: Thalidomide Controls Adipose Tissue Inflammation Associated with High- Fat Diet-Induced Obesity in Mice

Author(s): Patricia Z Nakamitsu, Cecilia M. Compri, Livia de Fraia Pinto, Erica M.F. Gotardo, Caroline C. de Oliveira, Marcelo L. Ribeiro, Jose Pedrazzoli and Alessandra Gambero


Article: Fluoroquinolone and Ovariectomy in the Bitch: Physiology of the Immune System as to CD56 and CD16 Expression

Author(s): Maria Albrizio, Annalisa Rizzo, Marianna Pantaleo, Fabrizio Pampurini, Mariagrazia Piccinno and Raffaele Luigi Sciorsci

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