Molecular endocrinology [electronic resource] / Franklyn F. Bolander, Jr.

By: Bolander, Franklyn FMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, c2004Edition: 3rd edDescription: 1 online resource (viii, 632 p.) : illISBN: 9780121112325; 0121112322; 9780080497334 (electronic bk.); 0080497330 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Molecular endocrinology | Endocrinology | Endocrine System Diseases -- physiopathology | Hormones -- physiology | Molecular Biology | Endocrinologie mol�eculaire | MEDICAL -- Physiology | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Human Anatomy & PhysiologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Molecular endocrinology.DDC classification: 612.4 LOC classification: QP187.3.M64 | M62 2004ebOnline resources: ScienceDirect
Contents:
Classical endocrinology -- Nonclassical endocrinology -- Overview of receptors and transducers -- Kinetics -- Nuclear receptors -- Membrane receptors -- Receptor regulation -- G proteins and cyclic nucleotides -- Calcium, calmodulin, and phospholipids -- Miscellaneous second messengers -- Phosphorylation and other nontranscriptional effects of hormones -- Hormonally regulated transcription factors -- Modifications and conformations of DNA and nuclear proteins -- Posttranscriptional control -- Pathogen-endocrine system interactions -- Molecular bases of endocrinopathies -- Molecular evolution of the endocrine system.
Introduction to General Endocrinology; Receptors; Transduction; Gene Regulation by Hormones; Special Topics.
Summary: Molecular Endocrinology, Third Edition summarizes the area and provides an in-depth discussion of the molecular aspects of hormone action, including hormone-receptor interactions, second messenger generation, gene induction, and post-transcriptional control. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Third Edition includes new information on growth factors hematopoietic-immune factors, nonclassical hormones, receptors, transduction, transcriptional regulation, as well as other relevant topics. Incorporating an abundance of new information, this text retains the self-contained, focused, and easily readable style of the Second Edition. *Includes discussion of recently characterized hormones *Recent advances in understanding chromatin remodeling are highlighted in this edition *Incorporates over 80 tables and 140 figures to beautifully illustrate recent biomedical advances.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classical endocrinology -- Nonclassical endocrinology -- Overview of receptors and transducers -- Kinetics -- Nuclear receptors -- Membrane receptors -- Receptor regulation -- G proteins and cyclic nucleotides -- Calcium, calmodulin, and phospholipids -- Miscellaneous second messengers -- Phosphorylation and other nontranscriptional effects of hormones -- Hormonally regulated transcription factors -- Modifications and conformations of DNA and nuclear proteins -- Posttranscriptional control -- Pathogen-endocrine system interactions -- Molecular bases of endocrinopathies -- Molecular evolution of the endocrine system.

Molecular Endocrinology, Third Edition summarizes the area and provides an in-depth discussion of the molecular aspects of hormone action, including hormone-receptor interactions, second messenger generation, gene induction, and post-transcriptional control. Thoroughly revised and updated, the Third Edition includes new information on growth factors hematopoietic-immune factors, nonclassical hormones, receptors, transduction, transcriptional regulation, as well as other relevant topics. Incorporating an abundance of new information, this text retains the self-contained, focused, and easily readable style of the Second Edition. *Includes discussion of recently characterized hormones *Recent advances in understanding chromatin remodeling are highlighted in this edition *Incorporates over 80 tables and 140 figures to beautifully illustrate recent biomedical advances.

Introduction to General Endocrinology; Receptors; Transduction; Gene Regulation by Hormones; Special Topics.

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