Recent Progress in Hormone Research - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483198262, 9781483223292

Recent Progress in Hormone Research

1st Edition

Proceedings of the 1966 Laurentian Hormone Conference

Editors: Gregory Pincus
eBook ISBN: 9781483223292
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1967
Page Count: 702
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Description

Recent Progress in Hormone Research, Volume 23 is a collection of papers presented at the 1966 Laurentian Hormone Conference, held at Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada. This conference explores four major areas of research, including thyroid physiology, thyroid hormones, contemporary developments in peptide hormone chemistry and biochemistry, and special studies of insulin, particularly in man. This book is organized into four parts encompassing 14 chapters. Part I deal with the factors controlling thyroid stimulation and special studies of the mode of action of thyroid hormones, including antithyroid drugs. Part II describes the mode of action of steroid hormones and hormonal steroids based on the effects on normal and neoplastic tissues. This part also looks into a definitive segment of research in endocrinology with the metabolism of the steroid hormones in vivo and in vitro. The discussion of an important clinical condition involving adrenocortical steroid production is given in the chapter concerned with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Parts III and IV explore the synthesis of peptide hormones and insulin. These parts also tackle the gastrointestinal hormone biochemistry, the detection of at least two insulin-like activities in human serum, and the particular control of insulin activity in man. This book is directed primarily toward endocrinologists.

Table of Contents


Preface

I. Thyroid Physiology

1. The Long-Acting Thyroid Stimulator: Its Role in Graves' Disease

Discussion

2. Studies of Thyrotropin Physiology by Means of Radioimmunoassay

Discussion

3. Extrathyroid Effects of Some Antithyroid Drugs and Their Metabolic Consequences

Discussion

4. Thyroid Hormones and the Biochemistry of Amphibian Metamorphosis

Discussion

II. Steroid Hormones

5. Studies of the Mode of Action of Adrenal Steroids on Lymphocytes

Discussion

6. Biochemical and Morphological Responses of Normal and Neoplastic Mammary Tissue to Hormonal Treatment

Discussion

7. Formation and Metabolism of Steroids in the Fetus and Placenta

Discussion

8. Studies with the 3α-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas testosteroni—Enzyme-Substrate Complementarity as the Basis of Selectivity and Steric Specificity

Discussion

9. Disorders of Adrenal Steroid Biogenesis

Discussion

III. Peptide Hormones

10. New Approaches to the Chemical Synthesis of Peptides

Discussion

11. Contemporary Developments in the Biochemistry of the Gastrointestinal Hormones

Discussion

IV. Insulin and the Pancreas

12. Synthetic Insulins

Discussion

13. Nonsuppressible Insulinlike Activity of Human Serum: Purification, Physicochemical and Biological Properties and Its Relation to Total Serum ILA

Discussion

14. Effect of Amino Acids and Proteins on Insulin Secretion in Man

Discussion

Author Index

Subject Index




Details

No. of pages:
702
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1967
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483223292

About the Editor

Gregory Pincus