Endocrinology & Metabolic Disorders

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Polycystic Kidney Disease

1st Edition

Jinghua Hu, Yong Yu
November 14, 2019

This volume focuses on the investigatory methods applied to autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD), one of the most common human genetic diseases. ADPKD is caused by mutations in PKD1 and TRPP2, two integral membrane proteins that function as receptor/ion channels in primary cilia of...

Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis

1st Edition

Christophe Wiart
October 17, 2019

Medicinal Plants in Asia for Metabolic Syndrome: Natural Products and Molecular Basis offers an in-depth view into the metabolic syndrome pharmacology of natural products with an emphasis on their molecular basis, cellular pathways, metabolic organs, and endocrine regulations. This sensational...

Luteinizing Hormone Action and Receptors

1st Edition

Mario Ascoli
August 27, 2019

First published in 1985: The principle reason for publishing this book is to put together current knowledge about the actions of luteinizing hormone in a single volume....

Iodine Labeled Plasma Proteins

1st Edition

Erwin Regoeczi
August 27, 2019

First Published in 1984, this book offers comprehensive insight into iodine labelled proteins in the blood. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of hematology and other practitioners in their...

The Thymus in Health and Senescence: Volume 2 Aging and Endocrinology

1st Edition

Nathan F. Cardarelli
August 27, 2019

First published in 1989: This text was written to provide a relatively broad comprehensive study of the thymus in health and disease, including relationships to the endocrine system, immue system, and again....

Recurrent Implantation Failure

1st Edition

Efstratios M. Kolibianakis, Christos A. Venetis
August 19, 2019

Implantation is a complex phenomenon, still not thoroughly understood, involving the embryo and the endometrium. Successful implantation is considered to stem from an efficient combination of various embryo and/or maternal factors. Repeated failure of any of these factors or of their combination...

Immunoregulatory Role of Thymus

1st Edition

Marek P. Dabrowski, B. Dabrowska-Bernstein
April 11, 2019

First published in 1990. This important new text covers a wide area of thymology in both the theoretical and practical aspects. In view of current information, a crucial role of endocrine thymus is presented in the creation, maintenance, and senescence of neuro-endocrine-immune homeostasis. In...

Inherited Disorders of the Thyroid System

1st Edition

Geraldo Medeiros-Neto, John B. Stanbury
April 11, 2019

First Published in 1994, Inherited Disorders of the Thyroid System presents a thorough and comprehensive study of the biology of varied thyroid disorders illustrated by numerous tables and figures. This monograph begins with the initial step in thyroid hormone production and concludes with the...

Forensic Aspects of Hypoglycaemia: First Edition

1st Edition

Vincent Marks
February 25, 2019

The Forensic Aspects of Hypoglycaemia succinctly covers the medicolegal considerations of hypoglycaemia in a variety of scenarios including driving fatalities, petty crime, homicide and suicide. Covering the definitions and diagnosis of hypoglycaemia to its bearing on criminal behavior, this book...

Revival: The Adrenal Medulla 1986-1988 (1989)

1st Edition

Stephen W. Carmichael, Susan L. Stoddard
February 14, 2019

This volume provides a complete review of all the articles which have appeared in the literature since 1986 that pertain to the adrenal medulla and adrenal chromaffin. Over 1700 articles are reviewed, organized, and summarized. Topics covered include the transplantation of medulla into the brain,...

Revival: Endocrine and Neuroendocrine Mechanisms Of Aging (1982)

1st Edition

Richard C. Adelman, George S. Roth
January 28, 2019

It is the purpose of this volume to present a representative sampling of those neural and hormonal studies which have been the focus of the most intense interest in the recent gerontological research. To this end we have been fortunate to enlist the aid of some of the most competent and innovative...

Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management

2nd Edition

Emmanuel C. Opara, Sam Dagogo-Jack
January 14, 2019

Diabetes occurs at such an alarming rate that it can be described as a global epidemic. Following its predecessor, Nutrition and Diabetes: Pathophysiology and Management, Second Edition, is a comprehensive resource that describes various factors that drive the accumulation of excess body weight and...