Recent Progress in Hormone Research: v. 48

Recent Progress in Hormone Research: v. 48

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As this series enters its 45th year of publication, it continues to present up-to-date developments in the field of hormone research. The analysis of hormone action at the molecular level is opening new vistas to the understanding of hormonal regulation of physiological and developmental functions. This volume includes many examples of the molecular biological approach to unravelling the mysteries of hormone action. Endocrine research dealing with all aspects of biological organization, including differentiation of the embryo, growth and development at puberty, maintenance of adult well-being and ageing are discussed.
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  • Hardback | 536 pages
  • 171.45 x 230 x 31.75mm | 926g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • chapter references, index
  • 0125711484
  • 9780125711487

Table of contents

Anti-mullerian hormone - the lost factor, D. Carre-Eusebe; expression of the FSH receptor in the testis, L. Heckert and M.D. Griswold; differential gene expression from a single transcription unit during spermatogenesis, A.R. Means and F. Cruzalegui; retinoid receptors, R.M. Evans; the growth hormone/prolactin receptor family, M.C. Postel-Vinay, et al; molecular genetics of laron-type GH insensitivity syndrome, M.L. Sobrier, conventional and nonconventional uses of growth hormone, B.M. Lippe and J.M. Nakamoto; site-directed mutagenesis of the mouse, A. Bradley; the molecular basis for growth hormone-receptor interactions, A.M. deVos; catecholamine receptors - structure, function and regulation, M.G. Caron and R.J. Lefkowitz; the insulin receptor and its substrate - molecular determinants of early events in insulin action, K. Yamada, et al; thyrotropin-releasing hormone receptor - cloning and regulation of its expression, M.C. Gershengorn; bombesin-like peptides of ligands and receptors, S. Nagalla, et al; thyroid hormone regulations of thyrotropin gene expression, D.D. Darling; prohormone structure governs proteolytic processing and sorting in the golgi complex, R.H. Scheller, et al; endocrinology alfresco - psychoendocrine studies of wild baboons, R.M. Sapolsky; heterogenous secretory response of parathyroid cells, L.A. Fitzpatrick; progesterone inhibits estrogen-induced increases in c-fos mRNA levels in the uterus, J.L. Kirkland, et al; genotoxic damage and aberrant proliferation in mouse mammary epithelial cells, H.L. Bradlow, et al; development of hypophysiotropic neuron abnormalities in GH and PRL deficient dwarf mice, C.J. Phelps and D.L. Hurley; germ cell factor(s) regulate opioid gene expression in sertoli cells, M. Fujisawa, et al; LHRH and (hydroxyproline 9) LHRH-stimulated hCG secretion from perifused first trimester placental cells, W.D. Currie, et al; tyrphostins inhibit sertoli cells secreted growth factor (SCSGF) stimulation of A431 cell growth, D.J. Lamb and S. Shubhada; induction of calcium transport into cultured rate sertoli cells and liposomes by follicle-stimulating hormone, P. Grasson and L.E. Reichert, Jr.; pituitary in vitro LH and FSH secretion after administration of the anti-progesterone RU486 "in vivo", K.L. Knox and N.B. Schwartz; release of immunoreactive inhibin from perifused rat ovaries - effects of forskolin and gonadotropins during the estrous cycle, J.F. Ackland, et al; identification and partial purification of a germ cell factor that stimulates transferrin secretion by sertoli cells, C. Pineau, et al.
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