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Encyclopaedia of Endocrinology (6 Vols-Set)

Manju Yadav

ISBN 10: 8183562787 / ISBN 13: 9788183562782
Published by Discovery, 2007
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Contents Vol. I. Fish Endocrinology Preface. 1. Pineal gland. 2. Pituitary gland. 3. Posterior lobe of pituitary. 4. Hormones of pituitary. 5. Thyroid gland. 6. Renal and heterotopic thyroid tissue. 7. Ultimobranchial gland. 8. Urohypophyseal gland. 9. Corpuscles of stannius. 10. Pancreatic islets. 11. Ecological adaptation. 12. Hormones in migration. Index. Vol. II. Animal Endocrinology Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Endocrinology of protochordates. 3. Hypothalamo hypophysial complex. 4. Pars intermedia. 5. Hormones of pituitary. 6. Neurohormones. 7. Thyroid pituitary interrelation. 8. Thyroid gland. 9. Thyroid in invertebrates. 10. Thyroid in vertebrates. 11. Cortical and chromaffin cells. 12. Islets of langerhans. 13. Reproductive endocrinology. 14. Developing vertebrate gonad. Index. Vol. III. Reptilian Endocrinology Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Pituitary gland. 4. Thyroid gland. 4. Parathyroid gland. 5. Adrenal gland. 6. Pancreas. 7. Thymus gland. Index. Vol. IV. Avian Endocrinology Preface. 1. Pituitary gland. 2. Neurohormones. 3. Peripheral endocrine glands. 4. Reproductive hormones. 5. Hormones regulating ovulation. 6. Reproductive adaptation. 7. Hormones in migration. Index. Vol. V. Mammalian Endocrinology Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Hormones of pituitary. 3. Adenohypophysis in fetus. 4. X rays and hypophysis. 5. Metabolic hormones. 6. Adrenal medulla. 7. Thyroid gland. 8. Homeostasis. 9. Pancreas. 10. Gastrointestinal hormones. 11. Ovarian hormones. 12. Hormones in mammalian population. Index. Vol. VI. General and Comparative Endocrinology Preface. 1. Histology of pituitary. 2. Neurohormones. 3. Proteinaceous hormones. 4. Neuroendocrine regulation. 5. Metachrosis. 6. Miscellaneous regulatory hormones. 7. Pituitary thyroid axis. 8. Thyroid gland. 9. Parathyroid gland. 10. Pituitary adrenal axis. 11. Adrenal cortex. 12. Hormones of adrenal gland. 13. Endocrine pancreas. 14. Physiology of pancreatic islets. 15. Testicular hormones. 16. Ovarian hormones. Index. The present title Encyclopaedia of Endocrinology provides a definitive and comprehensive review of all aspects relating to hormones in different animals including wild and democratic species. It discusses the intimate physiology of the endocrine system itself and describes the role of hormones in the processes of nutrition osmoregulation colour change calcium metabolism and reproduction. Subject matter has been presented in a readable way emphasizing the differences between species from a functional aspects. It not only contains a wealth of information concerning the endocrinology of the various species but also contains more than enough basic information concerning the biosynthesis metabolism and mode of action of the hormones for the book to be read and understood without referring to a text book of basic endocrinology. This book has been written primarily for use as a text book by under graduate as well as graduate students. 1640 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 64466

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Title: Encyclopaedia of Endocrinology (6 Vols-Set)

Publisher: Discovery

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

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