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Introduction to Endocrinology

Chandra S. Negi

ISBN 10: 8120338502 / ISBN 13: 9788120338500
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Appropriate for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Zoology, this state-of-the-art text provides comprehensive coverage of endocrinology. It discusses holistic information about mammalian endocrinology, and more particularly, about human endocrinology. The text reviews the basic concepts and the scientific understanding of each of the major endocrine glands. Each chapter has been written with a view that a beginner may easily comprehend the subject matter. Endocrine methodologies, wherever appropriate, have been incorporated in chapters, and similarly medical aspects of endocrine or hormonal disorders resulting out of mutational changes in hormone receptors are included, to make the text more interesting. Coverage of topics includes : Cell signalling and the mechanism of action of hormones Chemical structure and classes of hormones Reproductive endocrinology Behavioural endocrinology Environmental endocrinology CONTENTS: Preface ? Acknowledgements List of Abbreviations 1. Introduction 2. Cell Signalling and Mechanism of Action of Hormones 3. The Endocrine Hypothalamus 4. The Pituitary Gland or the Hypophysis 5. The Adenohypophysial Hormones 6. The Neurohypophysial Hormones 7. The Regulation of Pigmentation: Pars Intermedia 8. The Thyroid Gland 9. The Adrenal Steroid Hormones 10. The Adrenal Medulla and Catecholamines 11. The Endocrine Pancreas 12. The Calcium and Phosphate Homeostasis 13. The Steroid Hormones 14. Sex Determination and Hormones 15. The Hormones and Reproduction 16. The Pregnancy, Parturition and Lactation 17. The Gastrointestinal Hormones 18. The Pineal, the Kidney and the Heart 19. The Semiochemicals 20. The Lesser-known Regulatory Substances 21. Metamorphosis 22. Migration 23. The Hormones and Behaviour 24. Environmental Endocrinology Glossary ? Appendix ? References ? Index Printed Pages: 472. Bookseller Inventory # 10657

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Title: Introduction to Endocrinology

Publisher: PHI Learning 0

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:New

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