ISBN-10:
0387251197
ISBN-13:
9780387251196
Pub. Date:
09/14/2005
Publisher:
Springer US
The Growth Hormone/Insulin-Like Growth Factor Axis during Development / Edition 1

The Growth Hormone/Insulin-Like Growth Factor Axis during Development / Edition 1

by Isabel Varela-Nieto, Julie Ann Chowen

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ISBN-13: 9780387251196
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 09/14/2005
Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology , #567
Edition description: 2005
Pages: 421
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Basic Physiology of the Growth Hormone/Insulin-Like Growth Factor Axis.- Experimental Models for Understanding the Role of Insulin-like Growth Factor-I and Its Receptor During Development.- Insulin-like Growth Factor Binding Proteins in Development.- Growth Hormone, Insulin-like Growth Factors and the Female Reproductive System.- Skeletal Muscle.- Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems.- Hematopoiesis.- Brain Development.- Regulation of Vertebrate Sensory Organ Development: A Scenario for Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factors Action.- Role of Insulin-Like Growth Factors in Neuronal Plasticity and Neuroprotection.- Aging and Life Span.- Interactions of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I and Estrogen in the Brain.- Cancer.- Genetic Basis of Proportional Short Stature.- Future Perspectives.

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