Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

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

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Gianluca Aimaretti
Gianluca Aimaretti

University of Eastern Piedmont Amadeo Avogadro,
Italy

Published26 October 2011

Doi10.5772/1015

ISBN978-953-307-341-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6531-6

Copyright year2011

Number of pages482

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. The Gut Peptide Hormone Family, Motilin and Ghrelin

By Ichiro Sakata and Takafumi Sakai

3,315
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2. Functions of Adipose Tissue and Adipokines in Health and Disease

By Francisca Lago, Rodolfo Gómez, Javier Conde, Morena Scotece, Carlos Dieguez and Oreste Gualillo

3,516
3. Glucokinase as a Glucose Sensor in Hypothalamus - Regulation by Orexigenic and Anorexigenic Peptides

By Carmen Sanz, Isabel Roncero, Elvira Alvarez, Verónica Hurtado and Enrique Blázquez

2,936
5. Estrogen Receptors in Glucose Homeostasis

By Malin Hedengran Faulds and Karin Dahlman-Wright

4,675
10,525
8. Metabolic Control Targets for Patients with Type 1 Diabetes in Clinical Practice

By María Gloria Baena-Nieto, Cristina López-Tinoco, Jose Ortego-Rojo and Manuel Aguilar-Diosdado

1,812
10. GH-IGF-IGFBP Axis and Metabolic Profile in Short Children Born Small for Gestational Age

By Daniëlle C.M. van der Kaay and Anita C.S. Hokken-Koelega

2,088
11. Failure to Thrive: Overview of Diagnosis and Management

By Ayse Pinar Cemeroglu, Lora Kleis and Beth Robinson-Wolfe

8,361
14. Attenuin: What It Is, How It Works and What It Does

By Ana Gordon, José C. Garrido-Gracia, Rafaela Aguilar, Carmina Bellido, Juana Martín de las Mulas and José E. Sánchez-Criado

1,460
16. Ascidians: New Model Organisms for Reproductive Endocrinology

By Honoo Satake, Tsuyoshi Kawada, Masato Aoyama, Toshio Sekiguchi and Tsubasa Sakai

2,302
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18. Physiological Relevance of Pregnanolone Isomers and Their Polar Conjugates with Respect to the Gender, Menstrual Cycle and Pregnancy

By Martin Hill, Antonín Pařízek, Radmila Kancheva, David Cibula, Nikolaj Madzarov and Luboslav Stárka

1,718
20. Primary and Secondary Amenorrhea

By Valentina Chiavaroli, Ebe D’Adamo, Laura Diesse, Tommaso de Giorgis, Francesco Chiarelli and Angelika Mohn

9,559
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