Recent Progress in Hormone Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125711364, 9781483219561

Recent Progress in Hormone Research

1st Edition

Proceedings of the 1979 Laurentian Hormone Conference

Editors: Roy O. Greep
eBook ISBN: 9781483219561
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th August 1980
Page Count: 648
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Description

Recent Progress in Hormone Research, Volume 36 presents the proceedings of the 1979 Laurentian Hormone Conference. The book discusses seasonal breeding as nature’s contraceptive; the neuroendocrine control of the menstrual cycle; and the heterogeneity of estrogen binding sites. The text also describes steroid hormone receptors in breast cancer treatment strategy; the multihormonal regulation of casein gene expression at the transcriptional and posttranscriptional levels in the mammary gland; and the hormonal domains of response. The organization and evolution of cloned globin genes; the synthesis, cloning, and expression of hormone genes in Escherichia coli; and ACTH, beta-lipotropin, and related peptides in the brain, pituitary, and blood are also considered. The book further tackles cortoic acids; hormones controlling insect metamorphosis; and the early events in the biosynthesis of secretory and membrane proteins. The text also looks into autoimmunity in endocrine disease and the regulation of peptide hormone receptors and gonadal steroidogenesis. Endocrinologists, reproductive biologists, physiologists, and biochemists will find the book invaluable.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors and Discussants

Preface

1. Seasonal Breeding: Nature's Contraceptive

2. The Neuroendocrine Control of the Menstrual Cycle

3. Heterogeneity of Estrogen Binding Sites: Relationship to Estrogen Receptors and Estrogen Responses

4. Steroid Hormone Receptors in Breast Cancer Treatment Strategy

5. Multihormonal Regulation of Casein Gene Expression at the Transcriptional and Posttranscriptional Levels in the Mammary Gland

6. Hormonal Domains of Response: Actions of Glucocorticoid and Thyroid Hormones in Regulating Pleiotropic Responses in Cultured Cells

7. The Organization and Evolution of Cloned Globin Genes

8. Synthesis, Cloning, and Expression of Hormone Genes in Escherichia coli

9. ACTH, ß-Lipotropin, and Related Peptides in Brain, Pituitary, and Blood

10. Cortoic Acids: Explorations at the Frontier of Corticosteroid Metabolism

11. Hormones Controlling Insect Metamorphosis

12. Early Events in the Biosynthesis of Secretory and Membrane Proteins: The Signal Hypothesis

13. Human Growth Hormone: A Complex of Proteins

14. Autoimmunity in Endocrine Disease

15. Regulation of Peptide Hormone Receptors and Gonadal Steroidogenesis

Subject Index


Details

No. of pages:
648
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1980
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483219561

About the Editor

Roy O. Greep