- Covers the mechanisms controlling reproductive function in the female
- Offers a cellular and molecular approach to the control of reproductive function
- Focuses on the ovary and uterus, and includes a discussion of the early embryo, including
- Hormonal control of folliculogenesis and luteal function
- Cell-cell interactions in the follicle
- Role of cytokines in regulating steroid and protein hormone production
- Endocrine receptors and mechanisms in ovulation
- Cell biology of the oviduct and uterus
- Migratory cells
- Paracrine regulation
- Hormones of the trophectoderm and early placenta
- Interaction between trophectoderm and endometrium
- Provides extensive references
Table of Contents
Hormonal Control of Folliculogenesis and Luteiniation, S.G. Hillier.
Control Systems of Theca-Interstitial Cells, D.A. Magoffin and G.F. Erickson.
Growth Factor-Mediated Cell-Cell Interactions in the Ovary, M.K. Skinner and J.A. Parrott.
Potential Relevance of Cytokines to Ovarian Physiology, E.Y. Adashi, E. Kokia and A. Hurwitz.
Role of Insulin-like Growth Factors (IGF) and IGF Binding Proteins in Folliculogenesis, G.F. Erickson, A. Nakatani, X.-J. Liu, S. Shimasaki and N. Ling.
Expression of Genes Encoding Steroidogenic Enzymes in the Ovary, M.M. Hinshelwood, M. Demeter-Arlotto, G.D. Means and E.R. Simpson.
Molecular Biology of Endocrine Receptors in the Ovary, O.-K. Park-Sarge and K.E. Mayo.
Molecular Mechanisms in Ovulation, A. Tsafriri and N. Dekel.
Hormonal Control of Luteal Function, T.D. Braden, C.J. Belfiore and G.D. Niswender.
Cell Biology of the Oviduct and Endometrium, L.A. Salamonsen and C.D. Nancarrow.
Cell Biology of Migratory Cells in the Endometrium, D.A. Clark and E. Muzikova.
Growth Factor and Cytokine Expression in the Endometrium, L.J. Murphy and G. Ballejo.
Paracrine Interactions in Endometrial Function, M. Seppala and E.-M. Rutanen,.
Molecular Biology of Trophectoderm and Placental Hormones, R.M. Roberts and R.V. Anthony.
- No. of pages: 457
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
- Published: March 29, 1994
- Imprint: Academic Press
- eBook ISBN: 9780080918198
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