Germ Cell Development, Division, Disruption and Death

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-7458-2 (Print) 978-1-4612-2206-4 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Spermatogonial Cell Development, Function, and Regulation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Cloning and Characterization of Genes Specifically Expressed in Germ Line Cells

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      Pages 11-18

      Gonocyte—Sertoli Cell Interactions in Testes of Neonatal Rats

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      Pages 19-27

      Spermatogonial Transplantation

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      Pages 28-33

      Telomerase Activity Is Lost During Male Germ Cell Differentiation

  3. Meiosis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 35-35

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      Pages 37-48

      Regulation of Sister-Chromatid Cohesion During Drosophila Meiosis

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      Pages 49-60

      Role of Cell-Cycle Genes in the Regulation of Mammalian Meiosis

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      Pages 61-67

      Acquisition of Competence to Enter Meiotic Metaphase During Mammalian Spermatogenesis

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      Pages 68-79

      Regulated Synthesis and Role of DNA Methyltransferase During Meiosis

  4. Molecular Regulation of Spermatogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 81-81

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      Pages 83-95

      CREM: A Master-Switch Governing Transcription in Male Germ Cells

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      Pages 96-104

      Expression of Activator and Repressor Isoforms of Transcription Factor CREB During Spermatogenesis

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      Pages 105-117

      Repression and Activation of Protamine mRNA Translation During Murine Spermatogenesis

  5. Regulation of Cell Death/Aging

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-119

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      Pages 121-129

      Cell Senescence and Aging

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      Pages 130-139

      Testicular Aging: Leydig Cells and Spermatogenesis

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      Pages 140-149

      Molecular Regulation of Testicular Cell Death

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      Pages 150-164

      Hormonal Regulation of Germ Cell Apoptosis

  6. Toxicant Effects on Spermatogenesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

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      Pages 167-177

      Estrogen Effects on Development and Function of the Testis

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      Pages 178-189

      Developmental Effects and Molecular Mechanisms of Environmental Antiandrogens

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      Pages 190-201

      Targets of Chemotherapeutic Drug Action in Testis and Epididymis

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      Pages 202-213

      Hormonal Protection of Spermatogenic Stem Cells Against Cytotoxic Agents

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 215-223