Автор: Helen Henry, Anthony W. Norman Название: Encyclopedia of Hormones Издательство: Academic Press Год: 2003 ISBN: 978-0123411037 Язык: English Формат: pdf Размер: 51,5 mb Страниц: 2154
The Encyclopedia of Hormones covers all aspects of hormones: their chemical structure and biological synthesis; the major physiological systems in which they operate; the cellular and subcellular site of their action; the nature of the signal transduction mechanisms used in the hormone's action; and the biological consequences of an excess or deficiency of the hormone.
Each contributor is an expert in his or her field and has been recruited by one of 14 Associate Editors. The 300 articles that comprise this encyclopedia are arranged alphabetically. Each entry begins with a glossary of key terms that are compiled into a complete glossary for the entire work. Additionally, each entry includes 10-15 recent references to provide the reader with an entry into the scientific literature.