Dictionary of Endocrinology and Related Biomedical Sciences

Dictionary of Endocrinology and Related Biomedical Sciences

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Endocrinology is a vital and rapidly growing science at the interface of molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, physiology and medicine. New terminology enters the working vocabulary of endocrinologists from a variety of other scientific disciplines. In response to the explosion of endocrine terms, this detailed reference work provides a ready source of definitions that should benefit biomedical and basic researchers and clinicians.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 792 pages
  • 180 x 252 x 41mm | 1,569g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous chemical structures
  • 0195060334
  • 9780195060331

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"Martin has created a unique and useful reference source for endocrinologists, clinicians, and biomedical researchers. Her dictionary draws together concepts from a variety of fields such as endocrine physiology, pharmacology, molecular biology, biochemistry, immunology, and genetics. Rapidly changing terminology in medicine and related biological sciences makes this reference best suited for working specialists. Recommended for medical and research collections."--Choice"This is a highly useful, if not actually essential, book for endocrinologists... One of the most useful features of the book is that it contains definitions and descriptions of properties of the myriad organic chemicals that are now used as agonists, inhibitors, or regulators of physiological processes at all levels, molecular, cellular, etc.... (illustrated) lavishly with structural formulae for these chemicals. The talents, industry, and erudition of the single author of this dictionary must be admired and complimented."--General and Comparative Endocrinologyshow more