Growth Factors in Reproduction

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ISBN: 978-1-4612-7819-1 (Print) 978-1-4612-3162-2 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Growth Factors: Polyfunctional Regulators of Growth and Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      The Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor: Control of Synthesis and Signaling Function

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 23-37

      Transforming Growth Factor β: A Multifunctional Regulatory Peptide with Actions in the Reproductive System

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 39-51

      Transforming Growth Factor α: Expression and Biological Activities of the Secreted and Integral Membrane Forms

  3. Growth Factors and Gonadal Function

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 55-61

      Growth Factor Regulation of Testicular Function

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-78

      Tumor Necrosis Factor α: Localization and Actions Within the Preovulatory Follicle

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 79-90

      Transforming Growth Factors and Ovarian Function

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 91-101

      Intraovarian IGF-I System

  4. Regulation of Normal and Neoplastic Mammary Growth

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 105-113

      EGF-Mediated Growth Control and Signal Transduction in the MDA-MB-468 Human Breast Cancer Cell Line

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 115-128

      Mammary Growth Regulation by Transforming Growth Factor β

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 129-148

      Growth Factors as Local Regulators of Normal and Malignant Human Mammary Epithelium

  5. Regulatory Peptides in Reproductive Tract Development and Function

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 151-166

      Mullerian Inhibiting Substance Activity in the Development of the Reproductive Tract and Lung in the Fetus and Control of Oocyte Meiosis in the Adult

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 167-184

      Growth Factors Affecting Normal and Malignant Prostatic Cells

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 185-195

      Estrogen Regulation of Uterine Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and Nuclear Proto-Oncogenes

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 197-203

      Estrogens and Growth Factors in the Development, Growth, and Function of the Female Reproductive Tract

  6. Embryo-Maternal Signaling

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 205-205

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 207-218

      Expression and Function of Growth Factor Ligands and Receptors in Preimplantation Mouse Embryos

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 219-229

      Colony-Stimulating Factor I in the Mouse and Human Uteroplacental Unit

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 231-233

      Autocrine-Paracrine Role of Lymphohematopoietic Cytokines at the Maternal-Fetal Interface

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 235-245

      Trophoblast Interferons

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 247-253