New York: Raven Press, 1979. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Numerous textual figures and tables. New York: Raven Press, 1989. First edition. "This volume reviews in comprehensive fashion our current understanding of the chemistry, physiology, and pharmacology of prostacyclin and its analogs, and discusses their therapeutic potential. Signed by Sir John Robert Vane on the front flyleaf. Vane was an English pharmacologist who was instrumental in the understanding of how aspirin produces pain-relief and anti-inflammatory effects and his work led to new treatments for heart and blood vessel disease and introduction of ACE inhibitors. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1982 along with Sune Bergström and Bengt Samuelsson for "their discoveries concerning prostaglandins and related biologically active substances" Octavo. Original green cloth binding, with gilt titles. A bit of foxing along the edges, with mild wear to the corners and tips. The dust jacket is moderately sun faded along the spine, with two small chips and some other minor edgewear; otherwise very good.
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