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.

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*Includes color illustrations *Available on ScienceDirect *Longest running series published by Academic Press *Contributions by leading international authorities


Researchers, faculty, and graduate students interested in cutting-edge review concerning the molecular and cellular biology of vitamins, hormones, and related factors and co-factors. Libraries and laboratories at institutes with strong programs in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, gene regulation, hormone control, and signal transduction are likely to be interested.

Table of Contents

1. Folate-Mediated One-Carbon Metabolism Jennifer T. Fox and Patrick J. Stover 2. Mathematical Models of Folate-Mediated One-Carbon Metabolism H. Frederik Nijhout, Michael C. Reed and C.M. Ulrich 3. Folate Deprivation, the Methionine Cycle and Alzheimer¡¦s Disease Flaubert Tchantchou and Thomas B. Shea 4. Benefits and Risks of Folic Acid Supplementation Young-In Kim 5. Molecular Mechanisms of Adaptation to Folate Deficiency Ilan Ifergan and Yehuda G. Assaraf 6. Structure and Function of the Reduced Folate Carrier: A Paradigm of a Major Facilitator Superfamily Mammalian Nutrient Transporter Larry H. Matherly and Zhanjun Hou 7. Renal Conservation of Folates: Role of Folate Transport Proteins Vijaya L. Damaraju, Carol E. Cass and Michael B. Sawyer 8. Exploitation of the Folate Receptor in the Management of Cancer and Inflammatory Disease Christopher P. Leamon and Ann L. Jackman 9. Folate Receptor Expression in Pituitary Adenomas: Cellular and Molecular Analysis Chheng-Orn Evans, Congjun Yao, David Leborde and Nelson M. Oyesiku 10. Regulation of Human Dihydrofolate Reductase Activity and Expression Emine Ercikan Abali, Nancy E. Skacel, Hilal Celikkaya, Yi-Ching Hsieh 11. Catalysis of Methyl Group Transfers Involving Tetrahydrofolate and B12 Stephen W. Ragsdale 12. Methyltetrahydrofolate in Folate-Binding Protein Glycine N-Methyltransferase Zigmund Luka 13. Mechanism-Based Inhibitors of Folylpoly-ƒ×-glutamate Synthetase and ƒ×-Glutamyl Hydrolase: Control of Folylpoly-ƒ×-glutamate Homeostasis as


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