Methods in Neurosciences: Pulsatility in Neuroendocrine Systems v. 20

Methods in Neurosciences: Pulsatility in Neuroendocrine Systems v. 20

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Pulsatility is now recognized as a nearly ubiquitous functional feature of neuroendocrine systems. This volume presents a comprehensive guide to the established and emerging technologies being used to study this perplexing phenomenon. Molecular, cellular, physiological, and mathematical approaches are described and protocols for the following are included: in vitro methods for studying neuroendocrine pulsatility; in vivo sampling and recording procedures for monitoring pulsatility in several species; and improved quantitative and analytical methods for the study of hormone pulsatility.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 472 pages
  • 194 x 236 x 28mm | 1,179.98g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Ill.
  • 012185289X
  • 9780121852894

Table of contents

Molecular and cellular assessment of pulsatility; electrophysiological and ionic events in pulsatility; central and peripheral sampling of pulses in vivo; mathematical procedures for pulse analysis; modelling techniques for pulsatile systems; endocrine consequences of pulsatile hormone stimulation. (Part contents).
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About Jon E. Levine

Edited by Michael P. Conn
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