Description

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.

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.

Details

No. of pages:
202
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780762302925
Electronic ISBN:
9780080526393

About the editor

D. LeRoith

Affiliations and Expertise

Diabetes Branch, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA