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

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* 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.

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.


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About the serial-volume-editor

Bert O'Malley

Affiliations and Expertise

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