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Thyroid Hormone

Edited by N.K. Agrawal

Banaras Hindu University

Thyroid hormone is important for controlling metabolism and many other body functions. Changes in thyroid hormone physiology, its regulation and diseases thereof have been a concern for the mankind. Understanding of the thyroid hormone(s) has been continuously updated and revised. The contributions from different authors have been incorporated in this book for this purpose. The original work of these contributors will be especially useful in furthering the knowledge on thyroid and help in creating new vistas of research.

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Thyroid HormoneEdited by N.K. Agrawal

Published: July 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2964

ISBN: 978-953-51-0678-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7018-1

Copyright year: 2012

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38053 Total Chapter Downloads

8 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

29 Dimensions Citations


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1. “Quo Vadis?” Deciphering the Code of Nongenomic Action of Thyroid Hormones in Mature Mammalian Brain

By Pradip K. Sarkar


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2. Ecological Genetics of Thyroid Hormone Physiology in Humans and Wild Animals

By Asano Ishikawa and Jun Kitano


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3. Paracrine Regulation of Thyroid-Hormone Synthesis by C Cells

By José María Fernández-Santos, Jesús Morillo-Bernal,Rocío García-Marín, José Carmelo Utrilla and Inés Martín-Lacave


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4. Thyroid Hormone Effects on Sensory Perception, Mental Speed, Neuronal Excitability and Ion Channel Regulation

By Irmgard D. Dietzel, Sivaraj Mohanasundaram, Vanessa Niederkinkhaus, Gerd Hoffmann, Jens W. Meyer, Christoph Reiners, Christiana Blasl and Katharina Bohr


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5. Maternal-Fetal Thyroid Interactions

By R.G. Ahmed


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6. Thyroid Hormone Excess: Graves’ Disease

By N.K. Agrawal, Ved Prakash and Manuj Sharma


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7. Mild Thyroid Deficiency in the Elderly

By Giuseppe Pasqualetti, Angela Dardano, Sara Tognini, Antonio Polini and Fabio Monzani


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8. Obesity and Weight Loss: The Influence of Thyroid Hormone on Adipokines

By Renata de Azevedo Melo Luvizotto, Sandro José Conde, Miriane de Oliveira, Maria Teresa De Sibio, Keize Nagamati Jr and Célia Regina Nogueira


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9. Thyroid Disorders and Bone Mineral Homeostasis

By Eva Feigerlova, Marc Klein, Anna Angelousi, Lelia Groza, Bruno Leheup and Georges Weryha


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10. Thyroid Hormone and Energy Expenditure

By Einav Yehuda-Shnaidman, Bella Kalderon and Jacob Bar-Tana


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11. Thyroid Autoimmunity in Patients with Skin Disorders

By Emina Kasumagic-Halilovic and Begler Begovic


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12. Thyroid Function Abnormalities in Patients Receiving Anticancer Agents

By Francesco Torino, Agnese Barnabei, Roberto Baldelli and Marialuisa Appetecchia


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13. Thyroid Culture from Monolayer to Closed Follicles

By Clara Spinel, Magnolia Herrera and Jhon Rivera


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