NC-IUPHAR Published Articles

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"Pharmacological Reviews"

IUPHAR has a longstanding, formal collaboration with "Pharmacological Reviews". The official nomenclature reports from the IUPHAR Committee on Receptor Nomenclature and Drug Classification are published in the journal.

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1992

Kenakin, T. P., Bond, R. A. and Bonner, T. I. (1992). International Union of Pharmacology. II. Definition of pharmacological receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 44, 351-362.

Spedding, M. and Paoletti, R. (1992). International Union of Pharmacology. III. Classification of calcium channels and the sites of action of drugs modifying channel function. Pharmacol. Rev., 44, 363-376.

1994

Vanhoutte, P. M., Barnard, E. A., Cosmides, G. J., Humphrey, P. P. A., Spedding, M. and Godfraind, T. (1994). International Union of Pharmacology. I. Committee on Receptor Nomenclature and Drug Classification. Pharmacol. Rev., 46, 111-116.

Bylund, D. B., Eikenberg, D. C., Hieble, J. P., Langer, S. Z., Lefkowitz, R. J., Minneman, K. P., Molinoff, P. B., Ruffolo, R. R. Jr. and Trendelenburg, U. (1994). IV. International Union of Pharmacology nomenclature of adrenoceptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 46, 121-136.

Masaki T., Vane, J. R. and Vanhoutte, P. M. (1994). V. International Union of Pharmacology Nomenclature of endothelin receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 46, 137-142.

Fredholm B. B., Abbracchio, M. P., Burnstock, G., Daly, J. W., Harden, T. K., Jacobson, K. A., Leff, P. and Williams, M. (1994). VI. Nomenclature and classification of purinoceptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 46, 143-156.

Hoyer, D., Clarke, D. E., Fozard, J. R., Hartig, P. R., Martin, G. R., Mylecharane, E. J., Saxena, P. R. and Humphrey, P. P. A. (1994) VII. International Union of Pharmacology classification of receptors for 5-hydroxytryptamine (Serotonin). Pharmacol. Rev., 46, 157-203.

Coleman, R. A., Smith, W. L. and Narumiya, S. (1994). VIII. International Union of Pharmacology classification of prostanoid receptors: Properties, distribution and structure of the receptors and their subtypes. Pharmacol. Rev., 46, 205-229.

1995

Jenkinson, D. H., Barnard, E. A., Hoyer, D., Humphrey, P. P. A., Leff, P. and Shankley, N. P. (1995). International Union of Pharmacology Committee on Receptor Nomenclature and Drug Classification. IX. Recommendations on terms and symbols in quantitative pharmacology. Pharmacol. rev. 47, 255-265.

Hieble, J. P., Bylund, D. B., Clarke, D. E., Eikenburg D. C., Langer, S. Z., Lefkowitz, R. J., Minneman, K. P. and Ruffolo, R. R. Jr. (1995). X. International Union of Pharmacology. Recommendation for nomenclature of α1-adrenoceptors: consensus update. Pharmacol. Rev., 47, 267-270.

1996

Vanhoutte, P. M., Humphrey, P. P. A. and Spedding, M. (1996). International Union of Pharmacology. XI. Recommendations for nomenclature of new receptor subtypes. Pharmacol. Rev., 48, 1-2.

Dhawan, B. N., Cesselin, F., Raghubir, R., Reisine, T., Bradley, P. B., Portoghese, P. S. and Hamon, M. (1996). International Union of Pharmacology. XII. Classification of opioid receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 48, 567-592.

1997

Hill, S. J., Ganellin, C. R., Timmerman, H., Schwartz, J-C., Shankley, N. P., Young, J. M., Schunack, W., Levi, R. and Haas, H. L. (1997). International Union of Pharmacology. XIII. Classification of histamine receptors. Pharmacol. Rev. 49, 253-278.

Moncada, S., Higgs, A. and Furchgott, R. (1997). International Union of Pharmacology. XIV. Nomenclature in nitric oxide research. Pharmacol. Rev., 49, 137-142.

1998

Barnard, E., A., Skolnick, P., Olsen, R. W., Mohler, H., Sieghart, W., Biggio, G., Braestrup, C., Bateson, A. N. and Langer, S. Z. (1998). International Union of Pharmacology. XV. Subtypes of γ-aminobutyric acidA receptors. Classification on the basis of subunit structure and receptor function. Pharmacol. Rev., 50, 291-313.

Michel, M. C., Beck-Sickinger, A., Cox, H., Doods, H. N., Herzog, H., Larhammar, D., Quirion, R., Schwartz, T., Wahlestedt, C. and Westfall, T. (1998). International Union of Pharmacology. XVI. Recommendations for the nomenclature of neuropeptide Y, peptide YY, and pancreatic polypeptide receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 50, 143-150.

Caulfield, M. P. and Birdsall, N. J. M. (1998) International Union of Pharmacology. XVII. Classification of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 50, 279-290.

Harmar, A. J., Arimura, A., Gozes, I., Journot, L., Laburthe, M., Pisegna, J. R., Rawlings, S. R., Robberecht, P., Said, S. I., Sreedharan, S. P., Wank, S. A. and Waschek, J. A. (1998). International Union of Pharmacology. XVIII. Nomenclature of receptors for vasoactive intestinal peptide and pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide. Pharmacol. Rev., 50, 265-269.

Humphrey, P. P. A. and Barnard, E. A. (1998). International Union of Pharmacology. XIX. The IUPHAR Receptor Code: A proposal for an alphanumeric classification system. Pharmacol. Rev., 50, 271-277.

1999

Lukas R. J., Changeux J. P., Le Novere, N., Albuquerque, E. X., Balfour, D. J. K., Berg, D. K., Bertrand, D., Chiappinelli, V. A., Clarke, P. B. S., Collins, A. C., Dani, J. A., Grady, S. R., Kellar, K. J., Lindstrom, J. M., Marks, M. J., Quik, M., Taylor, P. W. and Wonnacott, S. (1999). International Union of Pharmacology. XX. Current status of the nomenclature for nicotinic acetylcholine receptors and their subunits. Pharmacol. Rev., 51, 397-401.

Noble, F., Wank, S. A., Crawley, J. N., Bradwejn, J., Seroogy, K. B., Hamon, M. and Roques, B. P. (1999). International Union of Pharmacology. XXI. Structure, distribution and functions of cholecystokinin receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 51, 745-781.

2000

Murphy, P. M., Baggiolini, M., Charo, I. F., Hebert, C. A., Horuk, R., Matsushima, K., Miller, L. H., Oppenheim, J. J. and Power, C. A. (2000). International Union of Pharmacology. XXII. Nomenclature for chemokine receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 52, 145-176.

de Gasparo, M., Catt, K.J., Inagami, T., Wright., J.W. and Unger, T. (2000). International Union of Pharmacology. XXIII. The angiotensin II receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 52, 415-472.

2001

Khakh, B. S., Burnstock, G., Kennedy, C., King, B. F., North R. A., éguéla, P., Voigt, M. and Humphrey, P. P. A. (2001). International Union of Pharmacology. XXIV. Current status of the nomenclature and properties of P2X receptors and their subunits. Pharmacol. Rev., 53, 107-118.

Fredholm, B. B., IJzerman, A. P., Jacobson, K. A., Klotz, K-A. and Linden, J. (2001). International Union of Pharmacology. XXV. Nomenclature and classification of adenosine receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 53, 527-552.

2002

Abernathy, D.R. and Ruffolo, R.R. Jr. (2002). International Union of Pharmacology. XXVI. Nomenclature and Pharmacological Reviews. Pharmacol. Rev., 54, 159.

Howlett, A. C., Barth, F., Bonner, T. I., Cabral, G., Casellas, P., Devane, W. A., Felder, C. C., Herkenham, M., Mackie, K., Martin, B. R., Mechoulam, R. and Pertwee, R. G. (2002). International Union of Pharmacology. XXVII. Classification of cannabinoid receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 54, 161-202.

Hollenberg, M. D. and Compton, S. J. (2002). International Union of Pharmacology. XXVIII. Proteinase-activated receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 54, 203-218.

Davenport, A. P. (2002). International Union of Pharmacology. XXIX. Update on endothelin receptor nomenclature. Pharmacol. Rev., 54, 219-226.

Murphy, P. M. (2002). International Union of Pharmacology. XXX. Update on chemokine receptor nomenclature. Pharmacol. Rev., 54, 227-230.

Spedding, M., Bonner, T. I. and Watson, S. P. (2002). International Union of Pharmacology. XXXI. Recommendations for the nomenclature of multimeric, G protein-coupled receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 54, 231-232.

Poyner, D. R., Sexton, P. M., Marshall, I., Smith, D. M., Quirion, R., Born, W., Muff, R., Fischer, J. A. and Foord, S. M. (2002). International Union of Pharmacology. XXXII. The mammalian CGRP, adrenomedullin, amylin and calcitonin receptors. Pharmacol. Rev., 54: 233-246.

Bowery, N. G., Bettler, B., Froestl, W., Gallagher, J. P., Marshall, F., Raiteri, M., Bonner, T. I. and Enna, S. J. (2002). International Union of Pharmacology. XXXIII. Mammalian GABAB receptors: Structure and function. Pharmacol. Rev., 54: 247-264.

Chun, J., Goetzl, E. J., Hla, T. L., Igarashi, Y., Lynch, K. R., Moolenaar, W. H., Pyne, S. and Tigyi, G. (2002). International Union of Pharmacology. XXXIV. Lysophospholipid receptor nomenclature. Pharmacol. Rev., 54: 265-270.

2003

Richard L. Hauger, Dimitri E. Grigoriadis, Mary F. Dallman, Paul M. Plotsky, Wylie W. Vale, and Frank M. Dautzenberg. International Union of Pharmacology. XXXVI. Current Status of the Nomenclature for Receptors for Corticotropin-Releasing Factor and Their Ligands. Pharmacol Rev. 2003 55: 21-26.

Kelly E. Mayo, Laurence J. Miller, Dominique Bataille, Stéphane Dalle, Burkhard Göke, Bernard Thorens, and Daniel J. Drucker. International Union of Pharmacology. XXXV. The Glucagon Receptor Family. Pharmacol Rev. 2003 55: 167-194.

Charles Brink, Sven-Erik Dahlén, Jeffrey Drazen, Jilly F. Evans, Douglas W. P. Hay, Simonetta Nicosia, Charles N. Serhan, Takao Shimizu, and Takehiko Yokomizo. International Union of Pharmacology XXXVII. Nomenclature for Leukotriene and Lipoxin Receptors. Pharmacol Rev. 2003 55: 195-227.

William A. Catterall, K. G. Chandy, D. E. Clapham, G. A. Gutman, F. Hofmann, A. J. Harmar, D. R. Abernethy, and M. Spedding. International Union of Pharmacology: Approaches to the Nomenclature of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2003 55: 573-574.

William A. Catterall, Alan L. Goldin, and Stephen G. Waxman. International Union of Pharmacology. XXXIX. Compendium of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels: Sodium Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2003 55: 575-578.

William A. Catterall, Joerg Striessnig, Terrance P. Snutch, and Edward Perez-Reyes. International Union of Pharmacology. XL. Compendium of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels: Calcium Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2003 55: 579-581.

George A. Gutman, K. George Chandy, John P. Adelman, Jayashree Aiyar, Douglas A. Bayliss, David E. Clapham, Manuel Covarriubias, Gary V. Desir, Kiyoshi Furuichi, Barry Ganetzky, Maria L. Garcia, Stephan Grissmer, Lily Y. Jan, Andreas Karschin, Donghee Kim, Sabina Kuperschmidt, Yoshihisa Kurachi, Michel Lazdunski, Florian Lesage, Henry A. Lester, David McKinnon, Colin G. Nichols, Ita O'Kelly, Jonathan Robbins, Gail A. Robertson, Bernardo Rudy, Michael Sanguinetti, Susumu Seino, Walter Stuehmer, Michael M. Tamkun, Carol A. Vandenberg, Aguan Wei, Heike Wulff, and Randy S. Wymore. International Union of Pharmacology. XLI. Compendium of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels: Potassium Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2003 55: 583-586.

Franz Hofmann, Martin Biel, and U. Benjamin Kaupp International Union of Pharmacology. XLII. Compendium of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels: Cyclic Nucleotide-Modulated Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2003 55: 587-589.

David E. Clapham, Craig Montell, Guenter Schultz, and David Julius. International Union of Pharmacology. XLIII. Compendium of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels: Transient Receptor Potential Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2003 55: 591-596.

Richard R. Neubig, Michael Spedding, Terry Kenakin, and Arthur Christopoulos. International Union of Pharmacology Committee on Receptor Nomenclature and Drug Classification. XXXVIII. Update on Terms and Symbols in Quantitative Pharmacology. Pharmacol Rev 2003 55: 597-606.

2004

Charles Brink, Sven-Erik Dahlén, Jeffrey Drazen, Jilly F. Evans, Douglas W. P. Hay, G. Enrico Rovati, Charles N. Serhan, Takao Shimizu, and Takehiko Yokomizo International Union of Pharmacology XLIV. Nomenclature for the Oxoeicosanoid Receptor. Pharmacol Rev 2004 56: 149-157.

2005

L. M. Fredrik Leeb-Lundberg, Francois Marceau, Werner Müller-Esterl, Douglas J. Pettibone, and Bruce L. Zuraw. International Union of Pharmacology. XLV. Classification of the Kinin Receptor Family: from Molecular Mechanisms to Pathophysiological Consequences. Pharmacol Rev. 2005 57: 27-77.

Steven M. Foord, Tom I. Bonner, Richard R. Neubig, Edward M. Rosser, Jean-Phillipe Pin, Anthony P. Davenport, Michael Spedding, and Anthony J. Harmar. International Union of Pharmacology. XLVI. G Protein-Coupled Receptor List. Pharmacol Rev. 2005 57: 279-88.

William A. Catterall and George Gutman. Introduction to the IUPHAR Compendium of Voltage-Gated Ion Channels 2005. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 385.

Frank H. Yu, Vladimir Yarov-Yarovoy, George A. Gutman, and William A. Catterall. Overview of Molecular Relationships in the Voltage-Gated Ion Channel Superfamily. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 387-395.

William A. Catterall, Alan L. Goldin, and Stephen G. Waxman. International Union of Pharmacology. XLVII. Nomenclature and Structure-Function Relationships of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 397-409.

William A. Catterall, Edward Perez-Reyes, Terrance P. Snutch, and Joerg Striessnig. International Union of Pharmacology. XLVIII. Nomenclature and Structure-Function Relationships of Voltage-Gated Calcium Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 411-425.

David E. Clapham, David Julius, Craig Montell, and Günter Schultz. International Union of Pharmacology. XLIX. Nomenclature and Structure-Function Relationships of Transient Receptor Potential Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 427-450.

David E. Clapham and David L. Garbers. International Union of Pharmacology. L. Nomenclature and Structure-Function Relationships of CatSper and Two-Pore Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 451-454.

Franz Hofmann, Martin Biel, and U. Benjamin Kaupp. International Union of Pharmacology. LI. Nomenclature and Structure-Function Relationships of Cyclic Nucleotide-Regulated Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 455-462.

Aguan D. Wei, George A. Gutman, Richard Aldrich, K. George Chandy, Stephan Grissmer, and Heike Wulff. International Union of Pharmacology. LII. Nomenclature and Molecular Relationships of Calcium-Activated Potassium Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 463-472.

George A. Gutman, K. George Chandy, Stephan Grissmer, Michel Lazdunski, David Mckinnon, Luis A. Pardo, Gail A. Robertson, Bernardo Rudy, Michael C. Sanguinetti, Walter Stühmer, and Xiaoliang Wang. International Union of Pharmacology. LIII. Nomenclature and Molecular Relationships of Voltage-Gated Potassium Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 473-508.

Yoshihiro Kubo, John P. Adelman, David E. Clapham, Lily Y. Jan, Andreas Karschin, Yoshihisa Kurachi, Michel Lazdunski, Colin G. Nichols, Susumu Seino, and Carol A. Vandenberg. International Union of Pharmacology. LIV. Nomenclature and Molecular Relationships of Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 509-526.

Steve A. N. Goldstein, Douglas A. Bayliss, Donghee Kim, Florian Lesage, Leigh Daniel Plant, and Sindhu Rajan. International Union of Pharmacology. LV. Nomenclature and Molecular Relationships of Two-P Potassium Channels. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 527-540.

Anthony P. Davenport, Tom I. Bonner, Steven M. Foord, Anthony J. Harmar, Richard R. Neubig, Jean-Philippe Pin, Michael Spedding, Masayasu Kojima, and Keniji Kangawa. International Union of Pharmacology. LVI. Ghrelin Receptor Nomenclature, Distribution, and Function. Pharmacol Rev 2005 57: 541-546.

2006

Ross A. Bathgate, Richard Ivell, Barbara M. Sanborn, O. David Sherwood, and Roger J. Summers. International Union of Pharmacology LVII: Recommendations for the Nomenclature of Receptors for Relaxin Family Peptides. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 7-31.

Abbracchio, M. P., Burnstock, G., Boeynaems, J.-M., Barnard, E. A., Boyer, J. L., Kennedy, C., Knight, G.E.; Fumagalli, M., Gachet, C., Jacobson, K. A. & Weisman, G. A. International Union of Pharmacology. Update and subclassification of the P2Y G protein-coupled nucleotide receptors: from molecular mechanisms and pathophysiology to therapy. Pharmacol Rev (2006) 58: 281-341.

Vincent Laudet and Michael Spedding, Foreword. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 684.

Pierre Germain, Bart Staels, Catherine Dacquet, Michael Spedding, and Vincent Laudet, Overview of Nomenclature of Nuclear Receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 685-704.

Frédéric Flamant, John D. Baxter, Douglas Forrest, Samuel Refetoff, Herbert Samuels, Tom S. Scanlan, Bjorn Vennström, and Jacques Samarut, International Union of Pharmacology. LIX. The Pharmacology and Classification of the Nuclear Receptor Superfamily: Thyroid Hormone Receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 705-711.

Pierre Germain, Pierre Chambon, Gregor Eichele, Ronald M. Evans, Mitchell A. Lazar, Mark Leid, Angel R. De Lera, Reuben Lotan, David J. Mangelsdorf, and Hinrich Gronemeyer, International Union of Pharmacology. LX. Retinoic Acid Receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 712-725.

Liliane Michalik, Johan Auwerx, Joel P. Berger, V. Krishna Chatterjee, Christopher K. Glass, Frank J. Gonzalez, Paul A. Grimaldi, Takashi Kadowaki, Mitchell A. Lazar, Stephen O'Rahilly, Colin N. A. Palmer, Jorge Plutzky, Janardan K. Reddy, Bruce M. Spiegelman, Bart Staels, and Walter Wahli, International Union of Pharmacology. LXI. Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 726-741.

David D. Moore, Shigeaki Kato, Wen Xie, David J. Mangelsdorf, Daniel R. Schmidt, Rui Xiao, and Steven A. Kliewer, International Union of Pharmacology. LXII. The NR1H and NR1I Receptors: Constitutive Androstane Receptor, Pregnene X Receptor, Farnesoid X Receptor α, Farnesoid X Receptor β, Liver X Receptor α, Liver X Receptor β, and Vitamin D Receptor. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 742-759.

Pierre Germain, Pierre Chambon, Gregor Eichele, Ronald M. Evans, Mitchell A. Lazar, Mark Leid, Angel R. De Lera, Reuben Lotan, David J. Mangelsdorf, and Hinrich Gronemeyer, International Union of Pharmacology. LXIII. Retinoid X Receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 760-772.

Karin Dahlman-Wright, Vincent Cavailles, Suzanne A. Fuqua, V. Craig Jordan, John A. Katzenellenbogen, Kenneth S. Korach, Adriana Maggi, Masami Muramatsu, Malcolm G. Parker, and Jan-Åke Gustafsson, International Union of Pharmacology. LXIV. Estrogen Receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 773-781.

Nick Z. Lu, Suzanne E. Wardell, Kerry L. Burnstein, Donald Defranco, Peter J. Fuller, Vincent Giguere, Richard B. Hochberg, Lorraine McKay, Jack-Michel Renoir, Nancy L. Weigel, Elizabeth M. Wilson, Donald P. McDonnell, and John A. Cidlowski, International Union of Pharmacology. LXV. The Pharmacology and Classification of the Nuclear Receptor Superfamily: Glucocorticoid, Mineralocorticoid, Progesterone, and Androgen Receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 782-797.

Gérard Benoit, Austin Cooney, Vincent Giguere, Holly Ingraham, Mitch Lazar, George Muscat, Thomas Perlmann, Jean-Paul Renaud, John Schwabe, Frances Sladek, Ming-Jer Tsai, and Vincent Laudet, International Union of Pharmacology. LXVI. Orphan Nuclear Receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2006 58: 798-836.

2007

Jean-Philippe Pin, Richard Neubig, Michel Bouvier, Lakshmi Devi, Marta Filizola, Jonathan A. Javitch, Martin J. Lohse, Graeme Milligan, Krzysztof Palczewski, Marc Parmentier, and Michael Spedding, International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXVII. Recommendations for the Recognition and Nomenclature of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Heteromultimers. Pharmacol Rev 2007 59: 5-13.

2008

R.T. Jensen, J.F. Battey, E.R. Spindel and R.V. Benya, International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXVIII. Mammalian Bombesin Receptors: Nomenclature, Distribution, Pharmacology, Signaling, and Functions in Normal and Disease States. Pharmacol Rev 2008 60: 1-42.

Debbie L. Hay, David R. Poyner, and Remi Quirion, International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXIX. Status of the Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Subtype 2 Receptor. Pharmacol Rev 2008 60: 143-145.

Richard W. Olsen and Werner Sieghart, International Union of Pharmacology. LXX. Subtypes of gamma-aminobutyric acidA receptors: classification on the basis of subunit composition, pharmacology, and function. Update. Pharmacol. Rev. 2008 60: 243-260.

Leigh A. Stoddart, Nicola J. Smith, and Graeme Milligan, International Union of Pharmacology. LXXI. Free Fatty Acid Receptors FFA1, -2, and -3: Pharmacology and Pathophysiological Functions. Pharmacol. Rev. 2008 60: 405-417.

2009

Janet J. Maguire, William A. E. Parker, Steven M. Foord, Tom I. Bonner, Richard R. Neubig, and Anthony P. Davenport. International Union of Pharmacology. LXXII. Recommendations for Trace Amine Receptor Nomenclature. Pharmacol. Rev. 2009 61: 1-8.

Richard D. Ye, François Boulay, Ji Ming Wang, Claes Dahlgren, Craig Gerard, Marc Parmentier, Charles N. Serhan, and Philip M. Murphy. International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXIII. Nomenclature for the Formyl Peptide Receptor (FPR) Family. Pharmacol. Rev. 2009 61: 119-161.

2010

Sarah L. Pitkin, Janet J. Maguire, Tom I. Bonner and Anthony P. Davenport, International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXIV. Apelin Receptor Nomenclature, Distribution, Pharmacology, and Function. Pharmacol. Rev. 2010 62: 331-342.

Dubocovich, ML, Delagrange, P, Krause, DN, Sugden, D, Cardinali, DP & Olcese, J. International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXV. Nomenclature, classification, and pharmacology of G protein-coupled melatonin receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2010 62: 343-380.

Wu, LJ, Sweet, TB & Clapham, DE (2010). International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXVI. Current progress in the mammalian TRP ion channel family. Pharmacol Rev 2010 62: 381-404.

Helen R. Kirby, Janet J. Maguire, William H. Colledge and Anthony P. Davenport. International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXVII. Kisspeptin Receptor Nomenclature, Distribution, and Function. Pharmacol. Rev. 2010 62: 565-578.

Jerold Chun, Timothy Hla, Kevin R. Lynch, Sarah Spiegel, and Wouter H. Moolenaar. International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXVIII.  Lysophospholipid Receptor Nomenclature. Pharmacol Rev 2010 62:579-587.

R. G. Pertwee, A. C. Howlett, M. E. Abood, S. P. H. Alexander, V. Di Marzo,M. R. Elphick, P. J. Greasley, H. S. Hansen, G. Kunos, K. Mackie, R. Mechoulam, and R. A. Ross. International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXIX.  Cannabinoid Receptors and Their Ligands: Beyond CB1 and CB2. Pharmacol Rev 2010 62:588-631.

Gunnar Schulte. International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXX. The Class Frizzled Receptors. Pharmacol Rev 2010 62:632-667.

2011

Bertil B. Fredholm, Adriaan P. IJzerman, Kenneth A. Jacobson, Joel Linden, and Christa E. Müller International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXXI.  Nomenclature and Classification of Adenosine Receptors—An Update. Pharmacol Rev 2011 63:1-34

Offermanns, S, Colletti, SL, Lovenberg, TW, Semple, G, Wise, A & IJzerman, AP. International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXXII: Nomenclature and Classification of Hydroxy-carboxylic Acid Receptors (GPR81, GPR109A, and GPR109B). Pharmacol Rev 2011 63: 269-290.

Woodward, DF, Jones, RL & Narumiya, S. International union of basic and clinical pharmacology. LXXXIII: classification of prostanoid receptors, updating 15 years of progress. Pharmacol Rev 2011 63: 471-538.

Back, M, Dahlen, SE, Drazen, JM, Evans, JF, Serhan, CN, Shimizu, T, Yokomizo, T & Rovati, GE. International union of basic and clinical pharmacology. LXXXIV: leukotriene receptor nomenclature, distribution, and pathophysiological functions. Pharmacol Rev 2011 63: 539-584.

2012

Huang F, Wong X, Jan LY. (2012) International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXXV: Calcium-Activated Chloride Channels. Pharmacol Rev. 64: 1-15.

Gotter AL, Webber AL, Coleman PJ, Renger JJ, Winrow CJ. (2012) International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXXVI. Orexin Receptor Function, Nomenclature and Pharmacology. Pharmacol Rev. 64: 389-420.

2013

Klos A, Wende E, Wareham KJ, Monk PN. (2013) International Union of Pharmacology. LXXXVII. Complement Peptide C5a, C4a, and C3a Receptors. Pharmacol Rev. 65: 500-543.

Davenport AP, Alexander SP, Sharman JL, Pawson AJ, Benson HE, Monaghan AE, Liew WC, Mpamhanga CP, Bonner TI, Neubig RR, Pin JP, Spedding M, Harmar AJ. (2013) International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. LXXXVIII. G Protein-Coupled Receptor List: Recommendations for New Pairings with Cognate Ligands. Pharmacol Rev. 65: 967-86.

2014

Bachelerie F, Ben-Baruch A, Burkhardt AM, Combadiere C, Farber JM, Graham GJ, Horuk R, Sparre-Ulrich AH, Locati M, Luster AD, Mantovani A, Matsushima K, Murphy PM, Nibbs R, Nomiyama H, Power CA, Proudfoot AE, Rosenkilde MM, Rot A, Sozzani S, Thelen M, Yoshie O, Zlotnik A. (2014) International Union of Pharmacology. LXXXIX. Update on the extended family of chemokine receptors and introducing a new nomenclature for atypical chemokine receptors. Pharmacol Rev. 66: 1-79.


"British Journal of Pharmacology"

IUPHAR has a formal collaboration with "British Journal of Pharmacology". IUPHAR review articles and editorials from NC-IUPHAR on wide-ranging topics relevant to pharmacology (excluding nomenclature articles which are published in Pharmacological Reviews) are published in the journal.

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2011

Alexander S, Harmar A, McGrath I. (2011) New updated GRAC Fifth Edition with searchable online version. Launch of new portal Guide to Pharmacology in association with NC-IUPHAR. Transporter-Themed Issue. Br J Pharmacol. 164: 1749-50.

2012

Harmar AJ, Fahrenkrug J, Gozes I, Laburthe M, May V, Pisegna JR, Vaudry D, Vaudry H, Waschek JA, Said SI. (2012) Pharmacology and functions of receptors for vasoactive intestinal peptide and pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide: IUPHAR Review 1. Br J Pharmacol. 166: 4-17.

Alexander SP, Benson HE, Davenport A, Mathie A, McGrath IJ, Pawson AJ, Peters JA, Sharman JL, Spedding M, Harmar AJ. (2012) GuideToPharmacology.org - an update. Br J Pharmacol. 167: 697-698.

2013

Kenakin T. (2013) New concepts in pharmacological efficacy at 7TM receptors: IUPHAR Review 2. Br J Pharmacol. 168: 554-75.

Davenport AP, Harmar AJ. (2013) Evolving pharmacology of orphan GPCRs: IUPHAR Commentary. Br J Pharmacol. 170: 693-5.

Alexander SPH, Benson HE, Faccenda E, Pawson AJ, Sharman JL, McGrath JC, Catterall WA, Spedding M, Peters JA and Harmar AJ, CGTP Collaborators. (2013) The Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY 2013/14. Br J Pharmacol. 170: 1449–1867.

2014

Dijksterhuis JP, Petersen J, Schulte G. (2014) WNT/Frizzled signalling: receptor–ligand selectivity with focus on FZD-G protein signalling and its physiological relevance: IUPHAR Review 3. Br J Pharmacol. 171: 1195–1209.

Bonner TI. (2014) Should pharmacologists care about alternative splicing? IUPHAR Review 4. Br J Pharmacol. 171: 1231–40.

Schulz S, Lehmann A, Kliewer A, Nagel F. (2014) Fine-tuning somatostatin receptor signalling by agonist-selective phosphorylation and dephosphorylation: IUPHAR Review 5. Br J Pharmacol. 171: 1591-9

Dollery CT. (2014) Lost in Translation (LiT) Br J Pharmacol. 2014 Jan 15. doi: 10.1111/bph.12580 [Epub ahead of print]

Bäck M, Powell WS, Dahlén SE, Drazen JM, Evans JF, Serhan CN, Shimizu T, Yokomizo T, Rovati GE. (2014) International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. Update on Leukotriene, Lipoxin and Oxoeicosanoid Receptors: IUPHAR Review 7. Br J Pharmacol. 2014 Mar 3. doi: 10.1111/bph.12665 [Epub ahead of print]

Kihara Y, Maceyka M, Spiegel S, Chun J. (2014) Lysophospholipid receptor nomenclature review: IUPHAR Review 8. Br J Pharmacol. 2014 Mar 7. doi: 10.1111/bph.12678 [Epub ahead of print]


Additional articles

Fredholm, B. B., Fleming, W. W., Vanhoutte, P. M. and Godfraind, T. (2002). The role of pharmacology in drug discovery. Nature Rev. Drug Discov. 1: 237-248.

Michael Spedding, Steve M. Foord, Franz Hofmann. (2004) Current status of drug receptor nomenclature: receptor closure? The role of NC-IUPHAR. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 13: 461-4.

Graham L. Collingridge, Richard W. Olsen, John Peters and Michael Spedding. (2009) A nomenclature for ligand-gated ion channels. Neuropharmacology. 56: 2-5.

Richard W. Olsen and Werner Sieghart. (2009) GABA-A receptors: Subtypes provide diversity of function and pharmacology. Neuropharmacology. 56: 141-148.

Southan C, Hancock JM. (2013) A tale of two drug targets: the evolutionary history of BACE1 and BACE2. Front. Genet. 4: 293.

Southan C, Sitzmann M and Muresan S. (2013) Comparing the Chemical Structure and Protein Content of ChEMBL, DrugBank, Human Metabolome Database and the Therapeutic Target Database. Mol Inform. 32: 881-897.


Database articles

Anthony J. Harmar, Rebecca A. Hills, Edward M. Rosser, Martin Jones, O. Peter Buneman, Donald R. Dunbar, Stuart D. Greenhill, Valerie A. Hale, Joanna L. Sharman, Tom I. Bonner, William A. Catterall, Anthony P. Davenport, Philippe Delagrange, Colin T. Dollery, Steven M. Foord, George A. Gutman, Vincent Laudet, Richard R. Neubig, Eliot H. Ohlstein, Richard W. Olsen, John Peters, Jean-Philippe Pin, Robert R. Ruffolo, David B. Searls, Mathew W. Wright, and Michael Spedding. (2009) IUPHAR-DB: the IUPHAR database of G protein-coupled receptors and ion channels. Nucl. Acids Res. 37 (Database Issue): D680-D685.

Sharman, JL, Mpamhanga, CP, Spedding, M, Germain, P, Staels, B, Dacquet, C, Laudet, V, Harmar, AJ, and NC-IUPHAR. (2011) IUPHAR-DB: new receptors and tools for easy searching and visualization of pharmacological data. Nucl. Acids Res. 39 (Database Issue): D534-538.

Mpamhanga CP, Sharman JL, Harmar AJ, and NC-IUPHAR. (2012) How to Use the IUPHAR Receptor Database to Navigate Pharmacological Data. Methods Mol Biol. 897: 15-29. In Receptor Binding Techniques edited by Anthony P. Davenport (Springer Protocols).

When citing the IUPHAR database, please cite the most recent description published in Nucleic Acids Research:

Sharman JL, Benson HE, Pawson AJ, Lukito V, Mpamhanga CP, Bombail V, Davenport AP, Peters JA, Spedding M, Harmar AJ, and NC-IUPHAR. (2013) IUPHAR-DB: updated database content and new features. Nucl. Acids Res. 41 (Database Issue): D1083-8.

For a general citation of the Guide to PHARMACOLOGY portal please cite the description published in Nucleic Acids Research:

Pawson AJ, Sharman JL, Benson HE, Faccenda E, Alexander SP, Buneman OP, Davenport AP, McGrath JC, Peters JA, Southan C, Spedding M, Yu W, Harmar AJ; NC-IUPHAR. (2014) The IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY: an expert-driven knowledgebase of drug targets and their ligands. Nucl. Acids Res. 42 (Database Issue): D1098-106.

An article recently published in the magazine of the Biochemical Society describes the vision for the Guide To PHARMACOLOGY portal:

Pawson AJ, Sharman JL, Benson HE, Faccenda E, Spedding M, and Harmar AJ. (2013) The Guide to PHARMACOLOGY portal - a one-stop pharmacology shop. The Biochemist. 35 (1): 36-39.


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