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Circulating Regulatory Factors and Neuroendocrine Function

  • John C. Porter
  • Daniela Ježová

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 274)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. John C. Porter, Wojciech Kedzierski, Nelson Aguila-Mansilla, Bernardo A. Jorquera, Héctor A. González
    Pages 1-23
  3. Barbro B. Johansson
    Pages 25-39
  4. D. Ježová, Z. Opršalová, F. Héry, M. Héry, A. Kiss, J Jurčovičová et al.
    Pages 41-58
  5. J. L. Meyerhoff, M. A. Oleshansky, K. T. Kalogeras, E. H. Mougey, G. P. Chrousos, L. G. Granger
    Pages 91-111
  6. R. Kvetňanský, D. Ježová, Z. Opršalová, O. Földes, N. Michajlovskij, M. Dobrakovová et al.
    Pages 113-134
  7. F. J. H. Tilders, J. W. A. M. van Oers, A. White, F. Menzaghi, A. Burlet
    Pages 135-146
  8. E. A. Linton, C. D. A. Wolfe, D. P. Behan, P. J. Lowry
    Pages 147-164
  9. Willis K. Samson
    Pages 177-190
  10. B. Lichardus, J. Ponec, M. J. McKinley, J. Okoličány, I. Gabauer, J. Styk et al.
    Pages 211-226
  11. J. M. H. M. Reul, W. Sutanto, J. A. M. van Eekelen, J. Rothuizen, E. R. de Kloet
    Pages 243-256
  12. M. J. Reymond, T. Lemarchand-Béraud
    Pages 257-270
  13. F. H. de Jong, A. J. Grootenhuis, I. A. Klaij, W. M. O. Van Beurden
    Pages 271-293
  14. Frank Berkenbosch, Roel de Rijk, Adriana Del Rey, Hugo Besedovsky
    Pages 303-314
  15. S. M. McCann, V. Rettori, L. Milenkovic, J. Jurčovičová, M. C. González
    Pages 315-329
  16. Gerald P. Kozlowski, Gajanan Nilaver, Berislav V. Zlokovič
    Pages 345-370
  17. M. Grino, V. Guillaume, A. Caraty, B. Conte-Devolx, P. Joanny, F. Boudouresque et al.
    Pages 391-406
  18. M. Vigaš, P. Tartár, D. Ježová, J. Jurčovičová, R. Kvetňanský, J. Malatinsky et al.
    Pages 407-426
  19. C. Oliver, D. Ježová, M. Grino, V. Guillaume, F. Boudouresque, B. Conte-Devolx et al.
    Pages 427-443
  20. Back Matter
    Pages 445-487

About this book

Introduction

During the past several decades, much research effort has gone into the elucidation of the role of neuroendocrine systems as secretory and metabolic regulators of cells of a variety of organs and structures, including the testes, ovaries, adrenals, thyroid, pituitary gland, and mammary glands. However, the role of cells comprising such organs and structures in the modulation of neuroendocrine processes has received considerably less is generally less well appreciated. attention and Nonetheless, it is important that we understand the actions on neuroendocrine systems of substances that reach the brain by way of the vasculature, including hormones, cytokines, toxins, amino acids, drugs, and similar agents. In order to analyze the present state of knowledge on this topic, experimental scientists and clinicians, whose shared interests include actions of circulating agents on the brain, met at a satellite symposium of the XXXI International Congress of Physiological Sciences. This symposium, entitled Circulating Regulatory Factors and Neuroendocrine Function, was held in Smolenice Castle, Czechoslovakia, June 26-July 1, 1989, and reviews delivered at this symposium as invited presentations are published in this volume. Presentations given as free communications have been published separately and are available in Endocrinologia Experimentalis 24: 1-273, 1990.

Keywords

Alzheimer´s disease amino acid attention brain diabetes mellitus endocrinology homeostasis insulin neuroendocrinology neurology nutrition physiology prolactin steroids tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • John C. Porter
    • 1
  • Daniela Ježová
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at DallasDallasUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Experimental EndocrinologyBratislavaCzechoslovakia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-5799-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-5801-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-5799-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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