Molecular Endocrinology, Third Edition summarizes the area and provides an in-depth discussion of the molecular aspects of hormone action, including hormone-receptor interactions, second messenger generation, gene induction, and post-transcriptional control. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Third Edition includes new information on growth factors hematopoietic-immune factors, nonclassical hormones, receptors, transduction, transcriptional regulation, as well as other relevant topics. Incorporating an abundance of new information, this text retains the self-contained, focused, and easily readable style of the Second Edition.
Includes discussion of recently characterized hormones Recent advances in understanding chromatin remodeling are highlighted in this edition *Incorporates over 80 tables and 140 figures to beautifully illustrate recent biomedical advances
Graduate level molecular endocrinology students, and researchers and professionals wanting concise, accessible coverage.
Introduction to General Endocrinology; Receptors; Transduction; Gene Regulation by Hormones; Special Topics
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- © Academic Press 2004
- 10th February 2004
- Academic Press
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University of South Carolina, Columbia, U.S.A.
@quote:"For clinicians, this third edition of Molecular Endocrinology aids the comprehension of basic mechanisms that underlie clinical syndromes and diseases. For researchers, it provides a description of basic concepts that will benefit scientists from several fields, such as endocrinology, physiology and cell biology. This book will also constitute a valuable resource for medical and graduate students." @source:TRENDS in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Vol. 16 No. 5, July 2005