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Endocrinology - 5th edition

Endocrinology - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780130803566

ISBN10: 0130803561

Endocrinology by Mac E. Hadley - ISBN 9780130803566
Edition: 5TH 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2000
International: No
Endocrinology by Mac E. Hadley - ISBN 9780130803566

ISBN13: 9780130803566

ISBN10: 0130803561

Edition: 5TH 00


This book provides comprehensive coverage of endocrinology, centralizing on the critical roles of chemical messengers and hormones -- whether they are of endocrine or neural origin -- in the control of physiological processes.

In-depth discussion of molecular biology of hormone receptors and the molecular basis for numerous endocrine disorders (diseases).

For health professionals, veterinarians, pharmacologists, and anyone in a field where endocrinology is the focus.

Author Bio

Hadley, Mac E. : University of Arizona

Table of Contents

Table of 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. 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.

Answers to Review Exercises.