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Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology of the Testis

  • Editors
  • G. Verhoeven
  • U.-F. Habenicht
Conference proceedings

Part of the Ernst Schering Research Foundation Workshop book series (SCHERING FOUND, volume 1)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. A. Chauchereau, A. Mantel, K. Delabre, M. Misrahi, P. Lescop, M. Perrot-Applanat et al.
    Pages 1-13
  3. K. J. Teerds, M. B. Veldhuizen-Tsoerkan, F. F. G. Rommerts, D. G. de Rooij, J. H. Dorrington
    Pages 37-65
  4. R. M. Sharpe, C. McKinnell, T. McLaren, M. Millar, T. P. West, S. Maguire et al.
    Pages 115-142
  5. G. S. Kopf, P. Kalab, P. Leclerc, X. P. Ning, D. Pan, P. Visconti
    Pages 153-183
  6. K. Taskén, B. S. Skålhegg, K. A. Taskén, R. Solberg, F. O. Levy, T. Lea et al.
    Pages 185-217
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 293-298

About these proceedings

Introduction

The European Workshops on Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology of the Testis have become by now a well-established tradition. Thanks to their special format, the quality of the main lectures and miniposters, and the vivid discussions, they enjoy the ever-increasing interest and active participation of all European scientists working in the field. Moreover, since the very beginning they have attracted investigators from all over the world. The most recent "Testis Workshop" was held in De Panne, Belgium, from 27-3\ March, 1994. As always, the frame­ work of the workshop was provided by a series of lectures delivered by a panel of internationally recognized authorities. These lectures are ga­ thered in the present volume of the Ernst Schering Foundation Work­ shop series. Together with the Miniposter book they constitute an excel­ lent written account of the Proceedings of the 8th European Testis Workshop. The testis undoubtedly represents one of the most complex and in­ triguing tissues in the body. Both its endocrine function, the secretion of male sex hormones, and its exocrine role, the production of mature spermatozoa, continue to raise startling questions to clinicians, physi­ ologists, endocrinologists, and scientists involved in fundamental re­ search. Few organs maintain and support a differentiation process as complicated as spermatogenesis; few tissues continually display both mitotic and meiotic cell cyles in such a stringently controlled fashion or a comparable need for coordinated endocrine and local control.

Keywords

Cell-biology Endocrinology Signal-transduction cell cell differentiation regulation reproduction signal transduction spermatogenesis steroid testis

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-22189-1
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1994
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-22191-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-22189-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0947-6075
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