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Textbook of Endocrine Physiology / Edition 6

Textbook of Endocrine Physiology / Edition 6

by William J. Kovacs, Sergio R. Ojeda


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199744121
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/11/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 794,729
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

William J. Kovacs is Professor of Medicine at The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Sergio R. Ojeda is Senior Scientist and Head of the Division of Neuroscience at Oregon Regional Primate Research Center, Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon.

Table of Contents

1. Organization of the Endocrine System
2. Genes and Hormones
3. Mechanisms of Hormone Action
4. Assessment of Endocrine Function
5. The Anterior Pituitary and Hypothalamus
6. The Posterior Pituitary and Water Metabolism
7. Sexual Differentiation
8. Female Reproductive Function
9. Male Reproductive Function
10. Fertilization, Implantation, and Endocrinology of Pregnancy
11. Growth Regulation
12. The Thyroid
13. The Adrenal Glands
14. Calcium Homeostasis
15. Glucose, Lipid, and Protein Metabolism

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