Basic and Clinical Aspects of Growth Hormone

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ISBN: 978-1-4684-5507-6 (Print) 978-1-4684-5505-2 (Online)

Table of contents (35 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Processing of Growth Hormone

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      Growth Hormone Gene Expression: Hormonal Regulation and Tissue-Specific Expression

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      Pages 13-31

      Heterogeneity of Growth Hormone

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      Pages 33-42

      Some Aspects on the Biochemistry of Growth Hormone

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      Pages 43-55

      Multiple Forms of Growth Hormone

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      Pages 57-67

      Genetic Defects in Processing Growth Hormone

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      Pages 69-70

      Summary of Session I Processing of Growth Hormone

  3. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 71-71

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      Pages 73-82

      Interactions Between Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone, Somatostatin and Galanin in the Control of Growth Hormone Secretion

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      Pages 83-94

      The Role of Neurotransmitters in Growth Hormone Secretion

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      Pages 95-103

      Acromegaly

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      Pages 105-106

      Summary of Session II Neuroendocrine Regulation of Growth Hormone Secretion

  4. Assessment of Growth Hormone Secretion in Children

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Pages 109-118

      Dynamics of GH Secretion in Children

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      Pages 119-141

      Growth Hormone Neurosecretory Dysfunction: Update

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      Pages 143-155

      Growth Hormone Secretion and Growth in Central Nervous System Irradiated Children

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      Pages 157-172

      Age and Sex-Related Neurosecretion of Growth Hormone

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      Pages 173-183

      Chronobiology of Growth Hormone Secretion

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      Pages 185-186

      Summary of Session III Assessment of Growth Hormone Secretion in Children

  5. Growth Hormone Action

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

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      Pages 189-198

      Growth Hormone Receptors in Rat Adipocytes

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      Pages 199-211

      Direct Action of GH

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      Pages 213-222

      Comparison of Growth Effects of rhIGF-l in Diabetic and Hypox Rats with those of Insulin and Growth Hormone

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      Pages 223-231

      Biological Action of Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I In Vivo

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