Basic and Clinical Principles

  • P. Michael Conn
  • Shlomo Melmed

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. P. Michael Conn
      Pages 3-5
  3. Hormone Secretion and Action

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Kelly E. Mayo
      Pages 9-33
    3. Jonathan Lindzey, Kenneth S. Korach
      Pages 47-62
    4. Bruce S. McEwen
      Pages 63-78
    5. Peter Rotwein
      Pages 79-99
    6. John A. McCracken
      Pages 101-114
    7. Bryan L. Spangelo
      Pages 115-128
    8. Michael S. Harbuz, Stafford L. Lightman
      Pages 129-140
  4. Insects/Plants/Comparative

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Lawrence I. Gilbert
      Pages 143-151
    3. Klaus Palme, Christopher Redhead, Peter Kristoffersen
      Pages 153-164
    4. Fredrick Stormshak
      Pages 165-181
  5. Hypothalamic-Pituitary

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Constantine A. Stratakis, George P. Chrousos
      Pages 185-209
    3. Ilan Shimon, Shlomo Melmed
      Pages 211-222
    4. Daniel G. Bichet
      Pages 223-245
  6. Diseases and Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 247-247
    2. Glenn D. Braunstein
      Pages 249-268
    3. Irina V. Zhdanova, Richard J. Wurtman
      Pages 279-290
    4. Gregory Brent
      Pages 291-306
    5. Geoffrey N. Hendy
      Pages 307-323
    6. Gary A. Wittert, Robert Fraser, John E. Morley
      Pages 325-348
    7. Donald A. McClain
      Pages 349-360
    8. Willis K. Samson
      Pages 361-376
    9. William J. Raum
      Pages 377-391
    10. Gordon H. Williams, Julie Chao, Lee Chao
      Pages 393-404
    11. Alan C. Dalkin, John C. Marshall
      Pages 405-418
    12. John R. G. Challis
      Pages 419-435
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 437-449

About this book


Endocrinology: Basic and Clinical Principles is a new, original, and encyclopedic tutorial survey of the latest scientific and clinical knowledge across the entire spectrum of endocrinology-from mammalian cells, plants, and insects to animal models and human disease. This superbly concise book, edited and written by leading scientists and clinicians, illuminates the basic scientific principles underlying every aspect of hormone secretion and action and leads the reader toward a full understanding of the pathogenesis and management of human endocrine disease.
Endocrinology: Basic and Clinical Principles provides a comprehensive knowledge base of both the fundamental and clinical science of endocrinology. It will immediately become an indispensable guide-not only for students, but also for all professionals who need a high-quality, absolutely up-to-date critical survey and reference in endocrinology today. The practicing endocrinologist will find it particularly useful as a user-friendly encyclopedia of applied basic endocrine science.


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Editors and affiliations

  • P. Michael Conn
    • 1
    • 2
  • Shlomo Melmed
    • 3
  1. 1.Oregon Regional Primate Research CenterBeavertonUSA
  2. 2.Oregon Health Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA
  3. 3.Division of Endocrinology, Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterUCLA School of MedicineLos AngelesUSA

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