Vitamins and Hormones

Edited by

  • Gerald Litwack, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. In the early days of the Serial, the subjects of vitamins and hormones were quite distinct. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology, and enzyme mechanisms. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones continues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists, and molecular biologists. Others interested in the structure and function of biologically active molecules like hormones and vitamins will, as always, turn to this series for comprehensive reviews by leading contributors to this and related disciplines.
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Researchers, professors, and graduate students studying the molecular and cellular biology of vitamins, hormones, and related factors and co-factors.


Book information

  • Published: June 2003
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-709866-1

Table of Contents

Molecular Biology of Hematopoietic Stem CellsAldosterone: Its Receptor, Target Genes and ActionsCorticosteroid Receptors, 11beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase and the HeartForms of Mineralocorticoid HypertensionPPARs and Cardiovascular SystemSerotonin and the Neuroendocrine Regulation of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Health and DiseaseThe Thymosins: Prothymosin alpha, Parathymosin, and Beta-Thymosins- Structure and FunctionThymosin-Beta4 InteractionsPolypeptide Hormones: Signaling Molecules in PlantsParathyroid Hormone-related Protein (PTHrP): A Nucleocytoplasmic Shuttling Protein with Distinct Paracrine, and Intracrine RolesNGF-Dependent Regulation of NADE-Induced ApoptosisMembrane Transport of FolatesVitamin A and Infancy: Biochemical, Functional and Clinical Aspects