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The endocrine system at a glance / Ben Greenstein, Diana F. Wood.

Author/Creator:
Greenstein, Ben, 1941-
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Malden, Mass. ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series:
At a glance series (Oxford, England)
At a glance series
Format/Description:
Book
120 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Endocrinology.
Medical subjects:
Endocrine Glands -- physiology.
Endocrine Glands -- physiopathology.
Endocrine System Diseases.
Hormones -- secretion.
Contents:
Chemical transmission
Mechanisms of hormone action: I Membrane receptors
Mechanisms of hormone action: II Intracellular receptors
The hypothalamus and pituitary gland
Gonadotrophin releasing hormone: a peptide hormone
Principles of feedback control
Growth: I Cellular growth factors
Growth: II Normal growth
Growth: III Growth hormone
Growth IV Pathophysiology
Thyroid: I Thyroid gland and thyroid hormones
Thyroid: II Thyroid hormone secretion and action
Thyroid: III Thyroid pathophysiology
Adrenal gland: I Adrenal medulla
Adrenal gland: II Adrenocortical hormones
Adrenal gland: III Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH)
Adrenal gland: IV Cortisol and androgens
Adrenal gland: V Aldosterone
Adrenal gland: VI Pathophysiology
Endocrine autoimmunity
Sexual differentiation and development: I Introduction
Sexual differentiation and development: II Puberty
Female reproduction: I Menstrual cycle
Female reproduction: II Ovarian steroids
Female reproduction: III Pregnancy
Female reproduction: IV Parturition and lactation
Female reproduction: V Pathophysiology
Female reproduction: VI Contraception
Male reproduction: I The testis
Male reproduction: II Actions of androgens
Male reproduction: III Pathophysiology
Oxytocin
Vasopressin
Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system
Endocrine hypertension
Insulin: I The pancreas and insulin secretion
Insulin: II Insulin action
Insulin: III Type I Diabetes mellitus
Insulin: IV Type 2 Diabetes mellitus
Glucagon
Gastrointestinal hormones
Energy homoeostasis: I Summary
Energy homoeostasis: II Central control
Obesity: I Causes of obesity
Obesity: II Cardiovascular and respiratory complications
Obesity: III Insulin resistance and endocrine complications
Calcium: I Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Calcium: II Calcitonin
Calcium: III Vitamin D
Bone remodelling
Metabolic bone disease: I Paget's disease
Metabolic bone disease: II Primary osteoporosis
Metabolic bone disease: III Secondary osteoporosis.
Notes:
Rev. ed. of: Endocrinology at a glance / Ben Greenstein. Four Dragons ed. 1994.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Wood, Diana F.
Greenstein, Ben, 1941-
ISBN:
1405109300
OCLC:
60348903
Publisher Number:
9781405109307
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