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TitleContemporary Endocrinology [electronic resource] / edited by Sidney H. Ingbar
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 1985
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-4817-7
Descript XV, 460 p. online resource

CONTENT

1 Neuroendocrinology -- 1.1. Introduction -- 1.2. Biosynthesis of CNS Peptides -- 1.3. Extrahypothalamic Localization of โ{128}{156}Hypothalamic Releasing Factorsโ{128}{157} and Peptides -- 1.4. Possible Functional Homeostatic Significance of Brain Peptides -- 1.5. Possible Functions of Opioid-like Peptides -- 1.6. Results of Transsphenoidal Hypophysectomy for Hyperfunctioning Pituitary Adenomas -- References -- 2 Prolactin and Growth Hormone in Health and Disease -- 2.1. Introduction -- 2.2. Prolactin -- 2.3. GH -- 2.4. Hypopituitarism -- 2.5. Somatomedins -- References -- 3 The Thyroid -- 3.1. Hypothalamicโ{128}{148}Pituitaryโ{128}{148}Thyroid Interrelationships -- 3.2. Thyroid Hormone and Thyroglobulin Synthesis and Release -- 3.3. Peripheral Metabolism, Action, and Serum Protein Binding of the Thyroid Hormones -- 3.4. Fetal and Neonatal Thyroid Function -- 3.5. Hyperthyroidism -- 3.6. Hypothyroidism -- 3.7. Nontoxic Goiter -- 3.8. Thyroid Carcinoma -- 3.9. Miscellaneous -- References -- 4 The Testis -- 4.1. Introduction -- 4.2. Intrauterine and Neonatal Function -- 4.3. Puberty -- 4.4. Adult Physiology -- 4.5. Adult Pathophysiology -- 4.6. Effect of Systemic Disease on Gonadal Function -- 4.7. Testicular Tumors -- 4.8. Miscellaneous -- References -- 5 Aldosterone and Renin -- 5.1. A Reexamination and Further Definition of Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia through the Examination of Steroids in the Mineralocorticoid Hormone Pathways -- 5.2. The Hypokalemic and Hypertensive Syndromes with Suppressed Renin and Aldosterone Production -- 5.3. Primary Hyperaldosteronism -- References -- 6 Sympathoadrenal System -- 6.1. Introduction -- 6.2. Sympathetic Responses during Cold Exposure: Regulation of Nonshivering Thermogenesis -- 6.3. Dietary Thermogenesis -- 6.4. Pheochromocytoma -- References -- 7 Parathyroid Hormone and Calcitonin -- 7.1. Introduction -- 7.2. Chemistry, Synthesis, and Secretion -- 7.3. Control of Secretion -- 7.4. Metabolism -- 7.5. Physiology of PTH and Its Evolution -- 7.6. Cellular Response to PTH -- 7.7. Hyperparathyroidism -- 7.8. Hypoparathyroidism -- 7.9. Calcitonin -- References -- 8 Ectopic Hormone Syndromes -- 8.1. Etiology and Mechanisms of Ectopic Hormone Production -- 8.2. Recent Developments in Specific Hormone Syndromes -- References -- 9 Vasopressin -- 9.1. Introduction -- 9.2. Anatomy -- 9.3. Biosynthesis -- 9.4. Secretion -- 9.5. Biological Actions -- 9.6. Pathology -- References


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