Download PDF by Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown: An Introduction to Neuroendocrinology

By Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown

How does the mind keep watch over sexual habit, or keep an eye on our bodyweight? How will we take care of rigidity? Addressing those questions and plenty of extra along with, this completely revised new version displays the numerous advances which have been made within the research of neuroendocrinology during the last two decades. The textual content examines the significance of the hypothalamus in regulating hormone secretion from the endocrine glands, describing novel websites of hormone unlock together with bone, middle, skeletal muscle and liver. The function of steroid hormone, neurotransmitter and peptide receptors, and the molecular responses of objective tissues, is built-in into the dialogue of the neuroendocrine mind, in particular via alterations in gene expression. specific realization is hooked up to neuropeptides, together with their profound impression on habit. entire with new full-color figures all through, in addition to evaluate and essay questions for every bankruptcy, this is often a fantastic source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of neuroscience, psychology, biology and physiology.

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