Hormones and Signaling - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120329489, 9780080522395

Hormones and Signaling, Volume 47

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Bert O'Malley
Serial Editors: J. August Ferid Murad M. Anders Joseph Coyle
eBook ISBN: 9780080522395
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120329489
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 11th October 1999
Page Count: 403
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Table of Contents

H.M. Reichardt, F. Tronche, S. Berger, C. Kellendonk, and G. Schütz, New Insights into Glucocorticoid and Mineralcorticoid Signaling: Lessons from Gene Targeting.

R. Sladek and V. Giguère, Orphan Nuclear Receptors: An Emerging Family of Metabolic Regulators.

C. Glass, S. Westin, and M. Rosenfield, Nuclear Receptor Coactivators.

C. Schindler and I. Strehlow, Cytokines and STAT Signaling.

J.D. Scott, M.L. Dell'Acqua, I.D.C. Fraser, S.J. Tavalin, and L.B. Lester, Coordination of cAMP Signaling Events Through PKA Anchoring.

E.M. Brown, T. Yamaguchi, and N. Chattopadhayay, G Protein-Coupled Extracellular Ca2+(Ca2+0)-Sensing Receptor (CaR): Roles in Cell Signaling and Control of Divers Cellular Functions.

M.-J. Tsai, D.E. Bramblett, and H.-P. Huang, Pancreatic Islet Development.

A.O. Brinkman and J. Trapman, Genetic Analysis of Androgen Receptors in Development and Disease.

Y. Wang, S. Tsai, and B.W. O'Malley, An Antiprogestin Regulable Gene Switch for Induction of Gene Expression in Vivo.

K. Korach and S. Curtis, Steroid Receptor Knockout Models: Phenotypes and Responses Illustrate Interactions Between Receptor Signaling Pathways In Vivo. Subject Index.


Hormones and Signaling focuses on the mechanisms of gene regulation at the cellular level. It also describes the actions of hormones in modulating gene regulation and animal development.

Key Features

  • Glococorticoid and mineralcorticoid signaling
  • Orphan nuclear receptors
  • Nuclear receptor coactivators
  • Cytokines and STAT signaling
  • Coordination of cAMP signaling events through PKA anchoring
  • G protein-coupled extracellular Ca2+ (Ca2+0)-sensing receptor (CaR)
  • Pancreatic islet development
  • Genetic analysis of androgen receptors in development and disease
  • Antioprogestin regulable gene switch for induction of gene expression in vivo
  • Steroid receptor knockout model


Researchers and students in endocrinology, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, and pharmacology.


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Bert O'Malley Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

About the Serial Editors

J. August Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

John Hopkins University; Department of Pharmacology, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

Ferid Murad Serial Editor

Ferid Murad was born in Whiting, Indiana. Working concurrently on an M.D. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Dr. Murad graduated with both degrees from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, in 1965. His many honors include the Alfred S. Maschke Award for Clinical Excellence from Case Western Reserve University in 1965. He has held several distinguished positions, including Acting Chairman in the Department of Medicine and Acting Division Chief, Division of Respiratory Medicine at Stanford University. He currently is CEO and President of Molecular Geriatrics Corporation in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Dr. Murad is married and has five children.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas Medical School, Houston, U.S.A.

M. Anders Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Rochester; Department of Pharmacology, New York, U.S.A.

Joseph Coyle Serial Editor

Joseph T. Coyle, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA