Volume 23 2004

Ghrelin

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-7770-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-7971-9 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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    Pages 1-14

    Historical Milestones

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    Pages 15-25

    Discovery of Ghrelin, an Endogenous Ligand for the Growth-Hormone Secret Agogue Receptor

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    Pages 27-45

    Known and Unknown Growth Hormone Secretagogue Receptors and their Ligands

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    Pages 47-59

    Ghrelin: A New Link Between the Neuroendocrine Control of the GH Axis, Food Intake and Sleep

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    Pages 61-72

    Growth Hormone Releasing Activity of Ghrelin

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    Pages 73-89

    Non-Growth Hormone Endocrine Actions of Ghrelin

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    Pages 91-111

    Ghrelin Food Intake and Energy Balance

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    Pages 113-121

    Cardiovascular Activities of Ghrelin and Synthetic GHS

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    Pages 123-142

    Ghrelin: Central Actions and Potential Implications in Neurodegenerative Diseases

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    Pages 143-164

    Ghrelin and Tumors

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    Pages 165-178

    Metabolic Actions of Ghrelin

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    Pages 179-193

    Gastro-Entero-Pancreatic Actions of Ghrelin

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    Pages 195-206

    A New Interaction to Come: Ghrelin and Steroid Hormones

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    Pages 207-223

    Circulating Ghrelin Levels in Pathophysiological Conditions

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    Pages 225-236

    Ghrelin Measurement: Present and Perspectives

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    Pages 237-248

    Ghrelin: Implications in Pediatric Endocrinology

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    Pages 249-254

    Ghrelin and its Analogues: Perspectives for a Story of Reverse Pharmacology