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Endocrinology / Mac E. Hadley.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice Hall, c1996.Edition: 4th edISBN:
  • 0133179265
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 599.0142 20
LOC classification:
  • QP187
Contents:
1. Introduction to Endocrinology -- 2. The Vertebrate Endocrine System -- 3. Endocrine Methodologies -- 4. General Mechanisms of Hormone Action -- 5. Pituitary Hormones -- 6. The Endocrine Hypothalamus -- 7. Neurohypophysial Hormones -- 8. The Melanotropic Hormones -- 9. Hormonal Control of Calcium Homeostasis -- 10. Gastrointestinal Hormones -- 11. Pancreatic Hormones and Metabolic Regulation -- 12. Growth Hormones -- 13. Thyroid Hormones -- 14. Catecholamines and the Sympathoadrenal System -- 15. Adrenal Steroid Hormones -- 16. Endocrinology of Sex Differentiation and Development -- 17. Hormones and Male Reproductive Physiology -- 18. Hormones and Female Reproductive Physiology -- 19. Endocrinology of Pregnancy, Parturition, and Lactation -- 20. Endocrine Role of the Pineal Gland -- 21. Neurohormones.
Summary: This fourth edition of the most widely used college text of Endocrinology has been extensively revised to provide the most up-to-date information available in the field of Endocrine Physiology. The book presents in-depth discussions of the vertebrate hormones provided in the following logical and meaningful manner: introduction (historical perspective), biosynthesis, chemistry, circulation and metabolism, physiological roles, control of secretion, mechanisms of action, pathophysiology, and comparative endocrinology. Many new figures have been provided that help convey concepts to the reader in a most informative manner.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction to Endocrinology -- 2. The Vertebrate Endocrine System -- 3. Endocrine Methodologies -- 4. General Mechanisms of Hormone Action -- 5. Pituitary Hormones -- 6. The Endocrine Hypothalamus -- 7. Neurohypophysial Hormones -- 8. The Melanotropic Hormones -- 9. Hormonal Control of Calcium Homeostasis -- 10. Gastrointestinal Hormones -- 11. Pancreatic Hormones and Metabolic Regulation -- 12. Growth Hormones -- 13. Thyroid Hormones -- 14. Catecholamines and the Sympathoadrenal System -- 15. Adrenal Steroid Hormones -- 16. Endocrinology of Sex Differentiation and Development -- 17. Hormones and Male Reproductive Physiology -- 18. Hormones and Female Reproductive Physiology -- 19. Endocrinology of Pregnancy, Parturition, and Lactation -- 20. Endocrine Role of the Pineal Gland -- 21. Neurohormones.

This fourth edition of the most widely used college text of Endocrinology has been extensively revised to provide the most up-to-date information available in the field of Endocrine Physiology. The book presents in-depth discussions of the vertebrate hormones provided in the following logical and meaningful manner: introduction (historical perspective), biosynthesis, chemistry, circulation and metabolism, physiological roles, control of secretion, mechanisms of action, pathophysiology, and comparative endocrinology. Many new figures have been provided that help convey concepts to the reader in a most informative manner.