"Sex Steroids" ed. by Scott M. Kahn
InTeOpP | 2011 | ISBN: 9533078571 9789533078571 | 340 pages | PDF | 12 MB
This book features a valuable collection of reviews and research articles written by experts in signal transduction, cellular biology, diseases and disorders. The book is intended to provide seasoned veterans as well as newcomers to this area of research with informative, resourceful, and provocative insights.
Readers of this book should emerge with an appreciation and understanding of the multitude and complexity of biologic processes attributed to these important hormones, and possible future directions of research in this fascinating and ever evolving field.
The book is comprised of four sections: "The Biology of Sex Steroids", "Sex Steroids, Memory, and the Brain", "Sex Steroids and the Immune Response", and "Therapy".
Individual chapters address a broad range of recognized and predicted functions and applications of sex steroids.
Part 1 Biology of Sex Steroids
1 Evolutionary Perspectives on Sex Steroids in the Vertebrates
2 Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin as a Modulator of the Prostate “Androgenome"
3 Estrogens in the Control of Growth Hormone Actions in Liver
4 Somatostatin in the Periventricular Nucleus of the Female Rat: Age Specific Effects of Estrogen and Onset of Reproductive Aging
5 Telocytes in Human Fallopian Tube and Uterus Express Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors
6 Sex Differences and the Role of Sex Steroids in Sympatho-Adrenal Medullary System and Hypothalamo-Pituitary Adrenal Axis Responses to Stress
Part 2 Sex Steroids, Memory and the Brain
7 Estrogen and Brain Protection
8 Estrogen Influences on Cognition
9 An Integrative Review of Estradiol Effects on Dendritic Spines and Memory over the Lifespan
Part 3 Sex Steroids and the Immune Response
10 Sex Steroids Modulate Fish Immune Response
11 Interactions Between Reproductive and Immune Systems During Ontogeny: Roles of GnRH, Sex Steroids, and Immunomediators
12 Modulation of Immune Senescence by Menopause and Hormone Therapy
13 The Role of Sex Steroids in the Host-Parasite Interaction
Part 4 Therapy
14 Adipose Tissue Metabolism and Effect of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy on Change of Body Composition
15 Standard Gonadotropin-Suppressive Therapy in Japanese Girls with Idiopathic Central Precocious or Early Puberty does not Adversely Affect Body Compositioi
16 Hormone Therapy for the Treatment of Patients with Malignant Salivary Gland Tumor (MSGT)
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