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Quantitative Neuroendocrinology

In this volume contemporary methods designed to provide insights into, mathematical structure for, and predictive inferences about neuroendocrine control mechanisms are presented.

Included in series
Methods in Neurosciences

Hardbound, 433 Pages

Published: September 1995

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-185298-6

Contents

  • Evolution of Deconvolution Analysis as a Hormone Pulse Detection Method, M.L. Johnson and J.D. Veldhuis.Specific Methodological Approaches to Selected Contemporary Issues in Deconvolution Analysis of Pulsatile Neuroendocrine Data, J.D. Veldhuis and M.L. Johnson.Physiological within subject Variability and Test-Retest Reliability of Deconvolution Analysis of Luteinizing Hormone Release, T. Mulligan, M.L. Johnson, and J.D. Veldhuis.Methods for Validating Deconvolution Analysis of Pulsatile Hormone Release: Luteinizing Hormone as a Paradigm, T. Mulligan, M.L. Johnson, and J.D. Veldhuis.Complicating Effects of Highly Correlated Model Variables on Nonlinear Least-Squares Estimates of Unique Parameter Values and Their Statistical Confidence Intervals: Estimating Basal Secretion and Neurohormone Half-Life by Deconvolution Analysis, J.D. Veldhuis, W.S. Evans, and M.L. Johnson.Techniques for Assessing Ultradian Rhythms in Hormonal Secretion, J. Sturis and E. Van Cauter.Frequency Domain Analysis of High-Frequency Ultradian Plasma Adrenocorticotripic Hormone and Glucocorticoid Fluctuations, M. Carnes and B. Goodman.Monitoring Dynamic Responses of Perifused Neuroendocrine Tissues to Stimuli in Real Time, A.R. Midgley, R.M. Brand, P.A. Favreau, B.G. Boving, M.N. Ghazzi, V. Padmanabhan, E.Y. Young, and H.C. Cantor.Realistic Emulation of Highly Irregular Temporal Patterns of Hormone Release: A Computer-Based Pulse Simulator, M. Staume, M.L. Johnson, and J.D. Veldhuis.Simulation of Peptide Prohormone Processing and Peptidergic Granule Transport and Release in Neurosecretory Cells, D.K. Hartline, R.W. Newcomb, and R.W. Newcomb.Systems-Level Analysis of Physiological Regulatory Interactions Controlling Complex Secretory Dynamics of the Growth Hormone Axis: A Dynamical Network Model, L. Chen, J.D. Veldhuis, M.L. Johnson, and M. Straume.Implementation of a Stochastic Model of Hormonal Secretion, D. Keenan.Modeling the Impact of Neuroendocrine Secretogogue Pulse Trains on Hormone Secretion, J.E.A. McIntosh and R.P. Murray-McIntosh.Quantifying Complexity and Regularity of Neurobiological Systems, S.M. Pincus.Methods for the Evaluation of Saltatory Growth in Infants, M.L. Johnson and M. Lampl.Analysis of Calcium Fertilization Transients in Mouse Oocytes, W.O. Friesen, T.R. Creek, O.M. Mcguinnes, R.B. Moreon, and M.J. Berridge.Index.

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