Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

New Insights in Mammalian Endocrinology

Muhammad Subhan Qureshi

University of Agriculture, Pakistan

Dr. Qureshi is a working biologist having been involved in teaching, research, and industrial linkages across the food value chain for 36 years. He has transformed academic wisdom into the development of entrepreneurship models under the Dairy Science Park, a triple helix model of good governance. He is a member of the American Dairy Science Association, USA, and the Society for Theriogenology, the USA among others. Dr. Qureshi has authored 65 journal papers and edited 18 books.

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Neuroendocrine System Hypothalamus Homeostasis Oxytocin Spermatogenesis Ovogenesis Anatomy of Udder Physiology of Udder Early Embryonic Growth Meat Quality Parameters Acute Stress Chronic Stress

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This book aims to educate the students of biological sciences, including veterinary, medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, and biotechnological disciplines in mammalian endocrinology. We hope to cover the anatomy of the endocrine system with some details of the major endocrine glands and to provide information on the functions of various endocrine organs. We also hope to cover reproductive physiology, lactation physiology and explain the physiology of growth and meat production as well as report on stress physiology. Economic aspects of livestock production will be covered like fertility, infertility, milk, and meat production. Various aspects of stress will be highlighted like its effects on animal health and productivity, factory farming, pathways of the stress response, biological endpoints of stress, molecular and clinical indicators of stress, stress management, animals ethics, rights, and welfare. Our goal is to make a useful book for readers seeking information on developing entrepreneurship across the livestock-based food value chain.

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Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: March 3rd 2022

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline Extended: Open for Submissions

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Approved chapters written in full and submitted

Deadline for full chapters: July 4th 2022

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: September 22nd 2022

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

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Expected publication date: November 21st 2022

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About the editor

Muhammad Subhan Qureshi

Prof. Muhammad Subhan Qureshi got his DVM degree from the University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan in 1982 and Ph.D. in Animal Reproduction in 1998. He served the provincial livestock department for 22 years and then joined the University of Agriculture Peshawar as Professor and Dean. His areas of interest are reproductive and stress physiology, biotechnology, entrepreneurship development, and the development of good governance models across the food value chain under the Dairy Science Park. He has run several research projects, supervised master and doctoral students\' research, and has been assisting research journals, professional bodies, business organizations, and farmers associations at the national and international levels.

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