Advances in Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Volume 2

Edited by

  • D. LeRoith, Diabetes Branch, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA

Volume 2 has focused on aspects of the pituitary gland both anterior (growth hormone and prolactin receptors, and GH action) and posterior (vasopressin) pituitary. In addition, thyroid cancer and steroidogenic enzymes and precocious puberty are covered. Finally, the "hot topics" include leptin and growth factor signaling.
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Book information

  • Published: January 1998
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-7623-0292-5

Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (D. LeRoith). Molecular Aspects of Prolactin and Growth Hormone Receptors (V. Goffin, F. Ferrag, and P.A. Kelly). Molecular Aspects of Growth Hormone Action (M.J. Thomas and P. Rotwein). Leptin (M. Reitman). Cellular Mechanisms of Signal Transduction for Growth Factors (A.R. Saltiel). Tissue Specific Expression of the CYP19 (Aromatase) Gene (E.R. Simpson, M.D. Michael, V.R. Agarwal, M.M. Hinselwood, S.E. Bulun, and Y. Zhao). Molecular Aspects of Precocious Puberty (W. Chan and G.B. Cutler, Jr.). Two Genes-One Disease: The Molecular Basis of Congenital Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus (W. Rosenthal, A. Oksche, and D.G. Bichet). Mechanisms of Radiation-Induced Carcinogenesis: The Thyroid Model (Y.E. Nikiforov and J.A. Fagin). Index.