Growth Hormone II

Basic and Clinical Aspects

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-8374-1 (Print) 978-1-4613-8372-7 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Somatostatin/GRF Regulation

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pharmacology of GRF and Somatostatin: Positive and Negative Control of GH Release

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      Pages 17-32

      Ionic Mechanisms Governing the Control of Growth Hormone Secretion by Somatostatin

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      Pages 33-46

      Biochemical and Functional Properties of Somatostatin Receptors

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      Pages 47-65

      Regulation of Growth Hormone Output: The GRF Signal

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      Pages 66-72

      Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion in Man

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      Pages 73-84

      Mechanisms for Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion

  3. The Immune System and Growth Hormone Interaction

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      Pages 85-85

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      Pages 87-103

      Role of Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor I in Immunoregulation

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      Pages 104-115

      Production and Function of Growth Hormone in the Immune System

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      Pages 116-130

      Immunomodulating Role of Growth Hormone

  4. Novel Aspects of Growth Hormone Research I

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      Pages 131-131

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      Pages 133-149

      Further Observations on the Effects of Human Growth Hormone in Elderly Hyposomatomedinemic Men

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      Pages 150-154

      Effects of Growth Hormone in Older People

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      Pages 155-166

      Alteration of Growth Hormone Secretion in Aging: Peripheral Effects

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      Pages 167-192

      Effects of Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides on Stimulated Growth Hormone Secretion in Old Rats

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      Pages 193-199

      Changes in Growth Hormone Secretory Dynamics in Chronic Renal Failure and in Adaptation to Moderately High Altitude Living

  5. Novel Aspects of Growth Hormone Research II

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-201

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      Pages 203-222

      Atypical Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides

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      Pages 223-230

      Growth Hormone Releasing Hexapeptide: Basic Research and Clinical Application

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      Pages 231-241

      Molecular Endocrinology of Human Growth Hormone

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      Pages 242-255

      Growth Hormone Binding Protein: A Modulator of Growth Hormone Activity

  6. Clinical Application of Growth Hormone Treatment

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      Pages 257-257

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      Pages 259-268

      Growth Hormone Treatment, Acromegaly, and Relationship to Cancer and Leukemia

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      Pages 269-278

      Clinical Applications of Growth Hormone Treatment in Childhood

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