Leptin and Reproduction

Leptin and Reproduction

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461349464
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 09/24/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2003
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. Leptin: From Satiety Signal to Reproductive Regulator; M.C. Henson, et al.
General Reproductive Function. 2. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Leptin Secretion and its Role in Nitric Oxide Secretion; S.M. McCann, et al. 3. Endocrine Regulation of Leptin Production; R.V. Considine. 4. Regulation and Roles of Leptin During the Menstrual Cycle and in Menopause; I. Messinis, E. Domali. 5. Impact of Leptin on Ovarial Folliculogenesis and Assisted Reproduction; J.D. Brannian, K.A. Hansen. 6. The Effect of Leptin on Ovarian Steroidogenesis; L.J. Spicer. 7. Regulation of Leptin and Leptin Receptor in the Human Uterus: Possible Roles in Implantation and Uterine Pathology; V.D. Castracane, M.C. Henson. 8. Leptin and Reproduction in the Male; J. Lado-Abeal, R.L. Norman.
Puberty. 9. Leptin and Pubertal Development in Higher Primates; D.R. Mann, T.M. Plant. 10. Leptin and Pubertal Development; S. Blüher, C.S. Mantzoros. 11. Interaction of Leptin with Other Signals Regulating the Timing of Puberty: Lessons Learned from the Sheep Model; D.L. Foster, L.M. Jackson.
Pregnancy. 12. Leptin and Fetal Growth and Development; H. Christou, C.S. Mantzoros. 13. Leptin in the Placenta; B.J. Waddell, J.T. Smith. 14. Leptin in Rodent Pregnancy; B.J. Waddell, J.T. Smith. 15. Leptin in Primate Pregnancy; M.C. Henson, V.D. Castracane.
Genetics. 16. Genetics and Physiology Link Leptin to the Reproductive System; F.F. Chehab, et al. 17. Leptin and the Onset of Puberty: Insights from Rodent and Human Genetics;I. Sadaf Farooqi.
Clinical Challenges. 18. Does Leptin Play a Role in Pre-Eclampsia? L. Poston. 19. Leptin and the Regulation of Hypothalmic Amenorrhea; M.P. Warren, J.E. Dominguez. 20. The Role of Leptin in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome; D.A. Magoffin, et al.

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