Medicine » Endocrinology and Metabolism

Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action - Focus on Metabolism, Growth and Reproduction

Edited by Gianluca Aimaretti with Paolo Marzullo and Flavia Prodam, ISBN 978-953-307-341-5, 480 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published October 26, 2011 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/1015
Edited Volume

The purpose of the present volume is to focus on more recent aspects of the complex regulation of hormonal action, in particular in 3 different hot fields: metabolism, growth and reproduction. Modern approaches to the physiology and pathology of endocrine glands are based on cellular and molecular investigation of genes, peptide, hormones, protein cascade at different levels. In all of the chapters in the book all, or at least some, of these aspects are described in order to increase the endocrine knowledge.