Inhibin, Activin and Follistatin

Regulatory Functions in System and Cell Biology

  • Toshihiro Aono
  • Hiromu Sugino
  • Wylie W. Vale

Part of the Serono Symposia USA book series (SERONOSYMP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Receptor Serine Kinases and Signaling by Activins and Inhibins

    1. Jean-Jacques Lebrun, Yan Chen, Wylie W. Vale
      Pages 1-20
  3. The Gene Expression of Activin Receptors in Rat Pituitary

    1. Toshihiro Aono, Akira Kuwahara, Noriko Tamura, Seiichiro Miyamoto, Kenjiro Ushigoe, Keijiro Azuma et al.
      Pages 21-27
  4. Follistatin Physiology and Potential Mechanisms of Action in the Human

    1. Alan L. Schneyer, Qi Fa Wang, Jeffrey Weiss, Paul Boepple, Janet Hall, Rita Khoury et al.
      Pages 28-38
  5. Inhibins, Activins, Follistatin, and GnRH: Regulators of Gonadotropin Subunit Gene Expression

    1. John C. Marshall, Alan C. Dalkin, Daniel J. Haisenleder, Susan E. Kirk
      Pages 39-50
  6. Inhibin and Activin as Paracrine Regulators of Gonadal Function: In Vitro Model Systems

    1. Jennie P. Mather, Rong-Hao Li, David M. Phillips, Alison Moore
      Pages 51-62
  7. Production and Actions of Inhibin, Activin, and Follistatin in the Pituitary and Ovary

    1. John K. Findlay, Christina Cahir, Ann E. Drummond, Mitzilee Dyson, Paul G. Farnworth, Sonia Garcia et al.
      Pages 63-75
  8. Expression of Inhibin Subunits, Follistatin, and Activin Receptors in Normal Testicular Cells and Testicular Tumors

    1. Frank H. De Jong, Ron H. N. Van Schaik, Cristel D. J. Wierikx, Johan P. De Winter, Leendert H. J. Looijenga, J. Wolter Oosterhuis et al.
      Pages 76-84
  9. Inhibin, Activin, and Follistatin: Observations on Their Role in the Physiology of Pregnancy

    1. David M. De Kretser, James R. McFarlane, Lynda M. Foulds, Anne E. O’Connor, Takashi Yohkaichiya, Kate L. Loveland et al.
      Pages 85-95
  10. Changes of Activin A Secretion in Gestational Diseases

    1. Felice Petraglia, Arianna Giuntini, Pasquale Florio, Tommaso Simoncini, Raffaella Gremigni, Rosita Gallo et al.
      Pages 96-103
  11. Two-Site Immunoassay for Native Inhibin A

    1. Yoshihisa Hasegawa, Hiroo Madarame, Sintaro Yoshida, Hiroyuki Kaneko, Yumiko Abe, Hideki Mizunuma et al.
      Pages 104-117
  12. Ultrasensitive Enzyme Immunoassays for Inhibins and Activins

    1. Nigel Groome, Peter Illingworth, Shanthi Muttukrishna, Philip Knight, Lee Evans, Martin O’Brien et al.
      Pages 118-129
  13. Immunoassays for Activin and Follistatin: Results in Normal and Diseased Subjects

    1. Yasumi Shintani, Maki Wakatsuki, Kazuyo Harada, Yukihiro Sakamoto, Takako Abe, Masahiro Abe et al.
      Pages 130-140
  14. Circulating Inhibin

    1. David M. Robertson, Nicholas F. Cahir, Jayne C. Sullivan, Henry G. Burger, John K. Findlay, Nigel Groome
      Pages 141-150
  15. Evaluation of Maternal Serum Inhibin as a Marker for Complicated Pregnancy

    1. Hideki Mizunuma, Yoshihisa Hasegawa, Yumiko Abe, Hiroko Nagatake, Yoshito Ibuki
      Pages 151-161
  16. Production of Inhibin-Related Peptides by Ovarian Tumors

    1. Henry G. Burger, Anna Baillie, Nicholas F. Cahir, Ann E. Drummond, Chandan J. Gurusinghe, David L. Healy et al.
      Pages 162-169
  17. Plasma Inhibin and Activin in Disease

    1. Reiko Demura, Tomoharu Suzuki, Saeko Tajima, Rie Yajima, Hiroshi Demura, Kazufumi Oikawa et al.
      Pages 170-181
  18. Activin A: A Commitment Factor in Erythroid Differentiation

    1. Makoto Shiozaki, Masaaki Kosaka, Yuzuru Eto
      Pages 182-188
  19. Effect of Activin A on the Formation of Pancreatic Endocrine Cells

    1. Itaru Kojima, Hirosato Mashima, Hirohide Ohnishi, Megumi Furukawa
      Pages 189-195
  20. The Role of Activin in Spermatogenesis in Fish

    1. Yoshitaka Nagahama, Takeshi Miura, Tohru Kobayashi, Jun Ding
      Pages 196-203

About this book

Keywords

Embryo Gonadotropin Regulation cell biology growth factor signal transduction signaling pathways

Editors and affiliations

  • Toshihiro Aono
    • 1
  • Hiromu Sugino
    • 2
  • Wylie W. Vale
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology School of MedicineThe University of TokushimaTokushimaJapan
  2. 2.Division of Enzyme Cytology Institute for Enzyme ResearchThe University of TokushimaTokushimaJapan
  3. 3.The Clayton Foundation Laboratories for Peptide BiologyThe Salk InstituteLa JollaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-1874-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-7320-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-1874-6
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