Fetal Endocrinology

Fetal Endocrinology

by Miles J. Novy, John A. Resko

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ISBN-13: 9781483218991
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 440
File size: 10 MB

Table of Contents

Contents


Contributors


Foreword


Preface


Acknowledgments


Some New Thoughts on the Fetoplacental Unit and Parturition in Primates


Development and Function of the Human Fetal Adrenal Cortex


Postnatum Evolution of the Adrenal Glands of Rhesus Macaques


Regulation of Fetoplacental Steroidogenesis in Rhesus Macaques


Primate Chorionic Gonadotropins: Their Comparative Biological, Immunologic, and Chemical Properties


Comparison of Urinary Estrogens during Pregnancy in Diverse Species


Chorionic Somatomammotropin in Primates: Secretion and Physiology


Placental Thyroid Stimulators and Thyroid Function in Pregnancy


Growth Factors in Fetal Growth and Development


Production and Activity of Placental Releasing Hormones


Endocrinology of Parturition


Sex-Determining Genes and Gene Regulation


Testicular Hormone Production in Fetal Rhesus Macaques


Control of Pituitary Gonadotropin Secretion in Fetal Rhesus Macaques


Development of the Regulatory Mechanisms of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal System in the Human Fetus: The Chorionic-Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis


Pituitary Peptides in Primate Fetuses


Differentiation of Male Social Traits in Female Rhesus Macaques by Prenatal Treatment with Androgens: Variation


in Type of Androgen, Duration, and Timing of Treatment


Endocrine Control of Sexual Differentiation in the Human


Male Pseudohermaphroditism Secondary to 5α-Reductase Deficiency: A Review


Development of the Fetal Adrenals in Nonhuman Primates: Electron Microscopy


Perspectives in Fetal Endocrinology


Index

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