Hypothalamic Peptide Hormones and Pituitary Regulation

Hypothalamic Peptide Hormones and Pituitary Regulation

by John Porter (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1977)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461588511
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 12/12/2012
Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology , #87
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1977
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Endocrinology of the Neuron and the Neural Origin of Endocrine Cells.- 2 Axoplasmic Transport in Peripheral Nerve and Hypothalamo-Neurohypophyseal Systems.- 3 Studies of the Distribution of Biologically Active Peptides in the Brain.- 4 Subcellular Compartmentalization of Hypothalamic Peptides: Characteristics and Ontogeny.- 5 Biosynthesis of Hypothalamic Peptides.- 6 Stimulatory and Inhibitory Analogs of Luteinizing Hormone Releasing Hormone (LHRH).- 7 Pharmacology of Thyrotropin Releasing Factor (TRF), Luteinizing Hormone Releasing Factor (LRF), and Somatostatin.- 8 Mechanism of Action of Luteinizing Hormone Releasing Hormone and Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone in the Anterior Pituitary Gland and Modulation of their Activity by Peripheral Hormones.- 9 Release of Hypothalamic Hormones under In Vivo and In Vitro Conditions.- 10 Secretion of Luteinizing Hormone Releasing Hormone (LHRH) in Monkeys.- 11 Hypothalamic Control of the Secretion of Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone (MSH) and Adrenocorticotropin (ACTH).- 12 Prolactin Release Inhibiting and Stimulating Factors in the Hypothalamus.- 13 studies on the Role of Luteinizing Hormone Releasing Factor in the Control of the Menstrual Cycle.- 14 Studies on the Role of Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone (TRH) in Man.- 15 Use of Somatostatin in the Study of Carbohydrate Homeostasis in Man: Physiologic, Pathologic, and Therapeutic Considerations.- 16 Summary and Concluding Comments: Neural Cells as Secretory Units.

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