Sex-Steroid Interactions with Growth Hormone

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ISBN: 978-0-387-98810-8 (Print) 978-1-4612-1546-2 (Online)

Table of contents (33 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Clinical Impact of Sex Steroids on Growth Hormone Secretion

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Sex-Steroid—Growth Hormone Axis Interactions in Normal Female Puberty

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      Pages 11-19

      Sex-Steroid-Growth Hormone Interactions During Normal Male Puberty

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      Pages 20-31

      Impact of Testosterone Replacement on the Maturation of the Growth Hormone—IGF-I Axis

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      Pages 32-43

      Sex-Steroid—Hormone Modulation of the Somatotropic Axis During Normal Male Puberty

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      Pages 44-53

      Influence of Testosterone on the GH—IGF-I Axis in Healthy Elderly Men

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      Pages 54-66

      Effect of Estrogen on GH Secretion and Action in Postmenopausal Women

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      Pages 67-73

      Menstrual Cycle Interaction with the Growth Hormone Axis

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      Pages 74-81

      Growth Hormone Axis Response to Superovulation

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      Pages 82-92

      Androgenic Modulation of the Growth Hormone—IGF Axis and Its Impact on Metabolic Outcomes

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      Pages 93-121

      Proposed Mechanisms of Sex-Steroid— Hormone Neuromodulation of the Human GH—IGF-I Axis

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      Pages 122-130

      The Growth Hormone Axis in Precocious Puberty

  3. Sex Steroids and GHRH-Somatostatin

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 131-131

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      Pages 133-143

      Hypothalamic Control Mechanisms of Sexually Dimorphic Growth Hormone Secretory Patterns in the Rat

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      Pages 144-152

      Sex Differences in Growth Hormone-Releasing Hormone (GHRH) and Somatostatin Neurons

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      Pages 153-159

      Sex-Steroid Interaction with Somatostatin and GHRH in the Rat

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      Pages 160-171

      Sex-Steroid Effects on Primate Somatotrophs Kenneth C. Copeland

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      Pages 172-182

      Sex-Steroid Effects on Perifused Pituitary

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      Pages 183-191

      Somatotrope Heterogeneity and Its Involvement in Growth Hormone (GH) Regulation

  4. How Sex Steroids Modulate GH Action on Target Tissues

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      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-201

      Sex-Steroid and GH Interactions in the Regulation of Lipid Metabolism

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      Pages 202-208

      Estrogen Replacement Therapy and the Response to Human Growth Hormone

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      Pages 209-218

      Influence of Gender on Response to Growth Hormone Substitution Therapy in Adults with Growth Hormone Deficiency

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