Aimed at graduate level courses, this textbook provides students, with a solid background in the basics of molecular endocrinology. Various hormone signaling examples provide a critical linkage between the molecular biology of signaling and the physiology of hormones. In this new edition several special topics are also covered, including molecular diseases of the endocrine system, pathogen exploitation of the endocrine system, and endocrine evolution.This text is complemented by a brief introduction to hormones for the student unfamiliar with the field and by an extensive bibliography of recent review articles. Professionals in related fields will also find this book to be a helpful summary and general reference source.
- Hardback | 318 pages
- 171.45 x 230 x 19.05mm | 640g
- 01 May 1989
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States