Vitamins and Hormones - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780127098654, 9780080926322

Vitamins and Hormones, Volume 65

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Gerald Litwack
eBook ISBN: 9780080926322
Hardcover ISBN: 9780127098654
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 21st November 2002
Page Count: 386
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Table of Contents

Bone Growth Stimulators: New Tools for Treating Bone Loss and Mending Fractures.
Using GFP- Ligand Fusions to Measure Receptor-Mediated Endocytosis in Living Cells.
Mitochondrial Energy Dissipation by Fatty Acids: Mechanisms and Implications for Cell Death. Trinucleotide Repeat Diseases: the Androgen Receptor in Spinal and Bulbar Muscular Atrophy.
Human Prostacyclin Receptor.
Sterol Regulatory Element-binding Protein (SREBP) Family as Global Regulators of Lipid Synthetic Genes in Energy Metabolism.
Brassinosteroids: Plant Counterparts to Animal Steroid Hormones.
Endocannabinoids and their Actions.
Endomorphins and Related Opioid Peptides.
Leptin and Melanocortin Signaling in the Hypothalamus.
Function and Regulation of Cytosolic Molecular Chaperone CCT.
Herbal Factors in the Treatment of Autoimmunity-Related Habitual Abortion
Vitamin D Receptor and Retinoid X Receptor Interactions in Motion.


Description

First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. In the early days of the Serial, the subjects of vitamins and hormones were quite distinct. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology, and enzyme mechanisms. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones continues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists, and molecular biologists. Others interested in the structure and function of biologically active molecules like hormones and vitamins will, as always, turn to this series for comprehensive reviews by leading contributors to this and related disciplines.

Key Features

  • First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is Academic Press' longest running serial
  • Each volume contains cutting edge reviews by leading contributors

Readership

Researchers, professors, and graduate students studying the molecular and cellular biology of vitamins, hormones, and related factors and co-factors


Details

No. of pages:
386
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2003
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080926322
Hardcover ISBN:
9780127098654

About the Serial Editors

Gerald Litwack Serial Editor

Dr. Gerald Litwack obtained M.S. and PhD degrees from the University of Wisconsin Department of Biochemistry and remained there for a brief time as a Lecturer on Enzymes. Then he entered the Biochemical Institute of the Sorbonne as a Fellow of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. He next moved to Rutgers University as an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and later as Associate Professor of biochemistry at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Medicine. After four years he moved to the Temple University School of Medicine as Professor of Biochemistry and Deputy Director of the Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, soon after, becoming the Laura H. Carnell Professor. Subsequently he was appointed chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at the Jefferson Medical College as well as Vice Dean for Research and Deputy Director of the Jefferson Cancer Institute and Director of the Institute for Apoptosis. Following the move of his family, he became a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Biological Chemistry of the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and then became the Founding Chair of the Department of Basic Sciences at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, becoming Professor of Molecular and Cellular Medicine and Associate Director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine at the Texas A&M Health Science Center as his final position. During his career he was a visiting scientist at the University of California, San Francisco and Berkeley, Courtauld Institute of Biochemistry, London and the Wistar Institute. He was appointed Emeritus Professor and/or Chair at Rutgers University, Thomas Jefferson University and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. He has published more than 300 scientific papers, authored three textbooks and edited more than sixty-five books. Currently he lives with his family and continues his authorship and editorial work in Los Angeles.

Affiliations and Expertise

Toluca Lake, North Hollywood, California, USA