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Basic and Clinical Endocrinology Up-to-Date

Edited by Fulya Akin

Pamukkale University, Turkey

This book provides the most up-to-date information on the basic and clinical aspects of endocrinology. It offers both researchers and clinicians experts, gold-standard analysis of endocrine research and translation into the treatment of diseases such as insulinoma, endocrine disease in pregnancy and steroid induced osteoporosis. Investigates both the endocrine functions of the kidneys and how the kidney acts as a target for hormones from other organ systems. Presents a uniquely comprehensive look at all aspects of endocrine changes in pregnancy and cardiovascular effects of androgens.

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Basic and Clinical Endocrinology Up-to-DateEdited by Fulya Akin

Published: October 21st 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1016

ISBN: 978-953-307-340-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6524-8

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

49588 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

17 Web of Science Citations

28 Dimensions Citations


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1. Thyroid Disruptors: How They Act and How We React

By Natassia Elena Bufalo, Aline Carolina de Nadai da Silva, Raquel Bueno Barbieri, Marjory Alana Marcello, Lucas Leite Cunha, Elaine Cristina Morari and Laura Sterian Ward


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2. Thyroid in Pregnancy

By Drahomira Springer, Zdenka Limanova and Tomas Zima


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3. Adrenal Disease and Pregnancy

By Guadalupe Guijarro de Armas


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4. Cardiovascular Effects of Androgens

By Carlos Wilson, Rodrigo Maass and Manuel Estrada


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5. Testosterone Therapy and the Heart

By Güzin Fidan Yaylalı and Yalın Tolga Yaylalı


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6. Androgens and Vascular Function

By Mercedes Ferrer


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7. Orchidectomy Upregulates While Testosterone Treatment Downregulates the Expression of Ornithine Aminotransferase Gene in the Mouse Kidney

By Olivier Levillain, Cyril Dégletagne, Dominique Letexier and Henri Déchaud


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8. Diagnosis and Treatment of Insulinomas in the Adults

By D. Vezzosi, A. Bennet, J.C. Maiza, A. Buffet, S. Grunenwald, J. Fauvel, F. Courbon, P. Otal, N. Carrere and Ph. Caron


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9. Natural Flavonoids in StAR Gene Expression and Testosterone Biosynthesis in Leydig Cell Aging

By Xing Jia Wang


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10. Role of Central Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Receptor Signalling in Ageing and Endocrine Regulation

By Lorna Moll, Johanna Zemva and Markus Schubert


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11. The Endocrine Response to Stress - A Comparative View

By Lluis Tort and Mariana Teles


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12. Genistein Aglycone Demonstrates a Protective and Reversible Effect on the Development of Steroid-Induced Secondary Osteoporosis and Increases Bone Breaking Strength in Rats

By Alessandra Bitto, Francesca Polito, Bruce P. Burnett, Herbert Marini, Robert Levy, Domenica Altavilla and Francesco Squadrito


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13. Hormonal Actions and Interactions in Proximal Tubule Cells Associated with the Development of Chronic Kidney Disease

By Akihiko Saito, Michihiro Hosojima and Hiroyoshi Sato


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14. Estradiol Regulation of Prostanoids Production in Endothelium

By Susana Novella and Carlos Hermenegildo


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15. Factors Affecting Physiology and Endocrinology of Farrowing

By Olli Peltoniemi and Claudio Oliviero


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