Bone-Metabolic Functions and Modulators

Bone-Metabolic Functions and Modulators


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447127444
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 06/12/2012
Series: Topics in Bone Biology , #7
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Felix Bronner, PhD is Professor Emeritus at University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA Mary Farach-Carson, PhD is Associate Vice Provost for Research Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Rice University, Houston, TX, USA.
Helmtrud I. Roach, PhDwas a Reader in the Bone and Joint Research Group at Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK.

Table of Contents

Parathyroid Hormone and Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein: Normal Function, Diseases, and Emerging Therapeutics.- Vitamin D: Normal Function, Metabolism, Diseases, and Emerging Therapeutics.- Gonadal Hormones, Diseases, and Emerging Therapeutics.- Thyroid and Thyroid Hormone: Normal Function, Diseases, Disorders, Emerging Therapeutics.- Pituitary Hormones and the Pathophysiology of Osteoporosis.- Calcitonin: Its Physiological Role and Emerging Therapeutics.- Glucocorticoids, Inflammation and Bone.- Diseases of Energy and Lipid Metabolism and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics.- Diseases of Mineral Metabolism and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis.- Renal Diseases and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics.- Wasting Diseases and Metabolic Impact on Bone: Emerging Therapeutics and Treatment Options.- Paget’s Disease of Bone: Pathogenesis and Treatment.- Bone Loss in Space Flight and Countermeasures.- Osteoimmunology: Relation to Disease and Therapy.- Bone and the Ear.- Bone and the cAMP Signaling Pathway: Emerging Therapeutics.- Nervous System Diseases, Disorders and Bone: Emerging Therapeutics and Treatment Options.

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