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Sex Steroids

This book, entitled "Sex Steroids", features a valuable collection of reviews and research articles written by experts in signal transduction, cellular biology, diseases and disorders. "Sex Steroids" is comprised of four sections, "The Biology of Sex Steroids", "Sex Steroids, Memory, and the Brain", "Sex Steroids and the Immune Response", and "Therapy"; individual chapters address a broad range of recognized and predicted functions and applications of sex steroids. "Sex Steroids" is intended to provide seasoned veterans as well as newcomers to this area of research with informative, resourceful, and provocative insights. Readers of "Sex Steroids" should emerge with an appreciation and understanding of the multitude and complexity of biologic processes attributed to these important hormones, and possible future directions of research in this fascinating and ever evolving field.

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Sex SteroidsEdited by Scott M. Kahn

Published: January 27th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1314

ISBN: 978-953-307-857-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4372-7

Copyright year: 2012

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35429 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

77 Web of Science Citations

72 Dimensions Citations


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1. Evolutionary Perspectives on Sex Steroids in the Vertebrates

By Nigel C. Noriega


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2. Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin as a Modulator of the Prostate “Androgenome”

By Scott M. Kahn, Nicholas A. Romas and William Rosner


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3. Estrogens in the Control of Growth Hormone Actions in Liver

By Leandro Fernández-Pérez and Amilcar Flores-Morales


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4. Somatostatin in the Periventricular Nucleus of the Female Rat: Age Specific Effects of Estrogen and Onset of Reproductive Aging

By Eline M. Van der Beek, Harmke H. Van Vugt, Annelieke N. Schepens-Franke and Bert J.M. Van de Heijning


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5. Telocytes in Human Fallopian Tube and Uterus Express Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors

By Sanda M. Cretoiu, Dragos Cretoiu Anca Simionescu and Laurentiu M. Popescu


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6. Sex Differences and the Role of Sex Steroids in Sympatho-Adrenal Medullary System and Hypothalamo-Pituitary Adrenal Axis Responses to Stress

By Anne I. Turner, Charlotte L. Keating and Alan J. Tilbrook


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7. Estrogen and Brain Protection

By Xiaohua Ju, Daniel Metzger and Marianna Jung


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8. Estrogen Influences on Cognition

By Antonella Gasbarri and Carlos Tomaz


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9. An Integrative Review of Estradiol Effects on Dendritic Spines and Memory over the Lifespan

By Victoria Luine and Maya Frankfurt


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10. Sex Steroids Modulate Fish Immune Response

By Elena Chaves-Pozo, Isabel Cabas and Alfonsa García-Ayala


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11. Interactions Between Reproductive and Immune Systems During Ontogeny: Roles of GnRH, Sex Steroids, and Immunomediators

By Liudmila A. Zakharova and Marina S. Izvolskaia


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12. Modulation of Immune Senescence by Menopause and Hormone Therapy

By Flora Engelmann, Mark Asquith and Ilhem Messaoudi


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13. The Role of Sex Steroids in the Host-Parasite Interaction

By Karen Nava-Castro, Romel Hernández-Bello, Saé Muñiz-Hernández and Jorge Morales-Montor


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14. Adipose Tissue Metabolism and Effect of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy on Change of Body Composition

By Kyong Wook Yi and Seung Yup Ku


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15. Standard Gonadotropin-Suppressive Therapy in Japanese Girls with Idiopathic Central Precocious or Early Puberty Does Not Adversely Affect Body Composition

By Toshihide Kubo


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16. Hormone Therapy for the Treatment of Patients with Malignant Salivary Gland Tumor (MSGT)

By Tomoki Sumida and Akiko Ishikawa


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