Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Glucocorticoids - New Recognition of Our Familiar Friend

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Xiaoxiao Qian

University of Bristol, United Kingdom

PublishedNovember 28th, 2012

Doi10.5772/2915

ISBN978-953-51-0872-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-7046-4

Copyright year2012

Number of pages660

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Table of Contents

Open access peer-reviewed  chapters

2. CCKergic System, Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) Axis, and Early-Life Stress (ELS)

By Mingxi Tang, Anu Joseph, Qian Chen, Jianwei Jiao and Ya-Ping Tang

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3. Mechanism of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis: An Update

By Xing-Ming Shi, Norman Chutkan, Mark W. Hamrick and Carlos M. Isales

3,283
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6. Glucocorticoids and the Intestinal Environment

By Hümeyra Ünsal and Muharrem Balkaya

1,804
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7. Molecular Mechanisms Conferring Resistance/Sensitivity to Glucocorticoid-Induced Apoptosis

By Ilhem Berrou, Marija Krstic-Demonacos and Constantinos Demonacos

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11. Novel Aspects of Glucocorticoids Actions on Energy Homeostasis and Hydromineral Balance

By Silvia Graciela Ruginsk, Rodrigo Cesar Rorato, Beatriz de Carvalho Borges, Ernane Torres Uchoa, Lucila Leico Kagohara Elias and Jose Antunes-Rodrigues

1,750
13. The Effects of Glucocorticoids on Fetal and Placental Development

By Emin Turkay Korgun, Aslı Ozmen, Gozde Unek and Inanc Mendilcioglu

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14. Prenatal Glucocorticoids: Short-Term Benefits and Long-Term Risks

By Milica Manojlović-Stojanoski, Nataša Nestorović and Verica Miloševic

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15. Sex-Specific Effects of Prenatal Glucocorticoids on Placental Development

By Hayley Dickinson, Bree A. O’Connell, David W. Walker and Karen M. Moritz

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16. The Role of Glucocorticoids in Pregnancy: Four Decades Experience with Use of Betamethasone in the Prevention of Pregnancy Loss

By Fortunato Vesce, Emilio Giugliano, Elisa Cagnazzo, Stefania Bignardi, Elena Mossuto, Tarcisio Servello and Roberto Marci

1,996
2
20. Glucocorticoid Resistance in the Upper Respiratory Airways

By Fabiana C.P. Valera, Edwin Tamashiro and Wilma T. Anselmo-Lima

1,693
3
23. Steroids in Asthma: Friend or Foe

By Mahboub Bassam and Vats Mayank

2,892

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