Recent Progress in Hormone Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125711463, 9781483219660

Recent Progress in Hormone Research

1st Edition

Proceedings of the 1989 Laurentian Hormone Conference

Editors: James H. Clark
eBook ISBN: 9781483219660
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th November 1990
Page Count: 372
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Description

Recent Progress in Hormone Research, Volume 46 provides a superior summary of the developments in the field of hormone research. The book discusses the molecular basis of androgen insensitivity; the tissue-specific expression of the growth hormone gene and its control by growth hormone factor-1; and the molecular characterization of mammalian tachykinin receptors and a possible epithelial potassium channel. The text also describes the properties of the guanylate cyclase receptor family; insulin-like growth factor-binding proteins; and growth hormone receptor and binding protein. Mutations in the insulin receptor gene in genetic forms of insulin resistance; the characteristics of the cAMP response unit; and the role and secretion of inhibin in the rat are also considered. The book further tackles the structure of the lutropin/choriogonadotropin receptor and the gene for multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2a. Endocrinologists, physiologists, and biochemists will find the text invaluable.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors and Discussants

Preface

1. Molecular Basis of Androgen Insensitivity

2. Tissue-Specific Expression of the Growth Hormone Gene and Its Control by Growth Hormone Factor-1

3. Molecular Characterization of Mammalian Tachykinin Receptors and a Possible Epithelial Potassium Channel

4. Guanylate Cyclase Receptor Family

5. Insulinlike Growth Factor-Binding Proteins

6. Growth Hormone Receptor and Binding Protein

7. Mutations in the Insulin Receptor Gene in Genetic Forms of Insulin Resistance

8. Characteristics of the cAMP Response Unit

9. Inhibin: Role and Secretion in the Rat

10. Structure of the Lutropin/Choriogonadotropin Receptor

11. Search for the Gene for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A

Index


Details

No. of pages:
372
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1990
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483219660

About the Editor

James H. Clark