Advances in Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Volume 2

1st Edition

Editors: D. LeRoith
Hardcover ISBN: 9780762302925
eBook ISBN: 9780080526393
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 23rd January 1998
Page Count: 202
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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.

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.


Details

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

About the Editors

D. LeRoith Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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