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Main Title Hormones /
Author Norman, A. W.
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Litwack, Gerald.
Publisher Academic Press,
Year Published 1997
OCLC Number 37780742
ISBN 0125214413; 9780125214414
Subjects Hormones ; Endocrine System ; Endocrine System Diseases ; Hormon--(DE-588)4025864-6 ; Endocrinologie ; Endocrine Diseases
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EHBM  QP571.N66 1997 CEMM/ACESD Library/Narragansett,RI 07/17/1998 STATUS
EJEM  QP571.N66 1997 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 01/13/2001
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation xix, 558 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Ch. 1. General Considerations of Hormones -- Ch. 2. Steroid Hormones: Chemistry, Biosynthesis, and Metabolism -- Ch. 3. Hypothalamic Releasing Hormones -- Ch. 4. Posterior Pituitary Hormones -- Ch. 5. Anterior Pituitary Hormones -- Ch. 6. Thyroid Hormones -- Ch. 7. Pancreatic Hormones: Insulin and Glucagon -- Ch. 8. Gastrointestinal Hormones -- Ch. 9. Calcium-Regulating Hormones: Vitamin D, Parathyroid Hormone, and Calcitonin -- Ch. 10. Adrenal Corticoids -- Ch. 11. Hormones of the Adrenal Medulla -- Ch. 12. Androgens -- Ch. 13. Estrogens and Progestins -- Ch. 14. Hormones of Pregnancy and Lactation -- Ch. 15. Hormones Related to the Kidney and Cardiovascular System -- Ch. 16. Prostaglandins -- Ch. 17. Thymus Hormones -- Ch. 18. Pineal Hormones -- Ch. 19. Cell Growth Factors -- Ch. 20. Hormones and Cancer -- Appendix A. Compilation of Most Known Hormones in Higher Mammals and Humans -- Appendix B. Human Blood Concentrations of Major Hormones. The newly revised and updated Hormones, Second Edition provides a comprehensive treatment of human hormones, viewed in light of modern theories of hormone action and in the context of current understanding of subcellular and cellular architecture and classical organ physiology. Each chapter presents a physiological description of the hormone system under consideration, followed by a listing of the mode-of-action of the hormone. This book includes significant advances in the molecular biology of receptors, hormones, and studies of hormone action that have transpired over the past five years. The text updates the material on enzymes relate to steroid metabolism and new hormone systems, as well as providing a new chapter on hormones and cancer.