Endocrinology

ISBN-10: 0131876066
ISBN-13: 9780131876064
Edition: 6th 2007 (Revised)
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Description: This revision of the classic textbook in endocrinology will offer all of the advantages found in earlier editions of Hadley' s "Endocrinology," including clear explanations, interesting applications, and in-depth coverage of vertebrate hormones. In  More...

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Book details

List price: $180.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/24/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 608
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

This revision of the classic textbook in endocrinology will offer all of the advantages found in earlier editions of Hadley' s "Endocrinology," including clear explanations, interesting applications, and in-depth coverage of vertebrate hormones. In addition, chapters are now presented in a lecture-friendly format, with headers summarizing each of the major concepts. As in earlier editions, basic principles of molecular, cellular, and integrative endocrinology are presented early, along with an updated guide to current research and methodologies. Following chapters contain discussions of each of the major endocrine systems, supplemented with the most important and interesting new information. Neuroendocrine and reproductive systems are the specialty of the new co-author of this edition, and corresponding chapters have been appropriately increased in coverage. Special features of this new edition include... 1. Expanded explanations of basic concepts 2. Updated information on research methodologies 3. Latest research findings added to chapters on each endocrine system 4. Additonal diagrams and figures 5. Printed with second color scheme. 6. New "Think, Analyze, and Discuss" review questions For health professionals, veterinarians, pharmacologists, and anyone in a field where endocrinology is the focus.

George Fink is a Neuroendocrinologist and Neuropharmacologist who has had a major interest in stress since the start of his career. He was recently appointed Vice President and Director of Research of the Pharmos Corporation in Israel and the United States, and is the former Director of the Medical Research Council's Brain Metabolism Unit and honorary professor in the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Dr. Fink has published over 340 neuroendocrine papers and several authoritative books, and is past president of the European Neuroendocrine Association.

Introduction to Endocrinology
The Vertebrate Endocrine System
General Mechanisms of Hormone Action
Endocrine Methodologies
Pituitary Hormones
The Endocrine Hypothalamus
Neurohypophysial Hormones
Melanotropic Hormones
Hormonal Control of Calcium Homeostasis
Gastrointestinal Hormones
Pancreatic Hormones and Metabolic Regulation
rowth Hormones
hyroid Hormones
atecholamines and the Sympathoadrenal System
drenal Steroid Hormones
ndocrinology of Sex Differentiation and Development
ormones and Male Reproductive Physiology
ormones and Female Reproductive Physiology
ndocrinology of Pregnancy, Parturition and Lactation
ndocrine Role of the Pineal Gland
Bibliography
Index

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