© 1985


  • Yogesh C. Patel
  • Gloria S. Tannenbaum

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 188)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Biosynthesis of Somatostatin

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Jack E. Dixon, P. C. Andrews
      Pages 19-29
    3. Richard H. Goodman, Marc R. Montminy, Malcolm J. Low, Joel F. Habener
      Pages 31-47
    4. Hans H. Zingg, Joel F. Habener, Y. C. Patel
      Pages 49-58
    5. Back Matter
      Pages 59-67
  3. Biosynthesis and Processing of Somatostatin

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. R. Benoit, P. Bohlen, N. Ling, F. Esch, A. Baird, S. Y. Ying et al.
      Pages 89-107
    3. Joachim Spiess, Bryan D. Noe
      Pages 141-154
    4. Back Matter
      Pages 155-163
  4. Brain Somatostatin

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Robert Elde, Olle Johansson, Tomas Hokfelt
      Pages 167-181
    3. Robert A. Peterfreund, Wylie W. Vale
      Pages 183-200
    4. Richard Robbins
      Pages 201-215
    5. Marvin R. Brown, Laurel A. Fisher
      Pages 217-228

About this book


Montreal has had a longstanding interest in somatostatin. Two years ago when the final planning began for the International Con­ gress of Endocrinology in Quebec City in July 1984, we seized the op­ portunity for having a separate Satellite Symposium on somatostatin here in Montreal. We felt that after a decade of uniformly vigorous growth in somatostatin research, the opportune moment had arrived for a review of the most significant past developments and for setting the directions for the future. Knowing the futility of trying to cover every aspect of the burgeoning somatostatin field in a two day scientific program, we opted for a detailed analysis of selected areas which were reasonably mature and of areas of greatest new activity. To attain these objectives, 27 leading international experts actively involved in their fields were invited to present an indepth review of their work in one of five major categories of somatostatin research. Thirty minutes at the end of each session were assigned for a three way, comprehensive discussion of some of the core concepts between the session moderators, the panellists and the audience. The feedback that we have received from the particip­ ants leaves little doubt that the meeting was a scientific and social success. This book fulfills our final commitment towards the Meeting which was to record the proceedings in a timely publication.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Yogesh C. Patel
    • 1
  • Gloria S. Tannenbaum
    • 2
  1. 1.McGill University and Royal Victoria HospitalMontrealCanada
  2. 2.McGill University and McGill University-Montreal Children’s Hospital Research InstituteMontrealCanada

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Somatostatin
  • Editors Yogesh C. Patel
  • Series Title Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-306-42060-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4615-7888-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4615-7886-4
  • Series ISSN 0065-2598
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIX, 524
  • Number of Illustrations 207 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Diabetes
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