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Comparative Endocrinology of Prolactin

  • Horst-Dieter Dellmann
  • J. Alan Johnson
  • David M. Klachko

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 80)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Historical Perspectives of Lactogenic Hormone (Prolactin) a Summary of My Research at the University of Missouri

  3. Chemistry of Prolactin

    1. U. J. Lewis
      Pages 19-35
  4. Secretion and Crinophagy in Prolactin Cells

    1. Marilyn G. Farquhar
      Pages 37-94
  5. The Assay and Regulation of Prolactin in Humans

    1. Andrew G. Frantz
      Pages 95-133
  6. Evaluation of Research on Control of Prolactin Secretion

  7. Prolactin, the Liporegulatory Hormone

    1. Albert H. Meier
      Pages 153-171
  8. The Role of Prolactin in Mammogenesis and Lactogenesis

  9. Additional Presentations

    1. G. C. Bond, J. N. Pasley, T. I. Koike, L. Llerena
      Pages 193-196
    2. J. N. Pasley, G. C. Bond, T. I. Koike, L. Llerena
      Pages 197-199
    3. J. N. Pasley, G. C. Bond, T. I. Koike, L. Llerena
      Pages 200-200
    4. T. I. Koike, G. C. Bond, J. N. Pasley, L. Llerena
      Pages 201-207
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 209-215

About this book

Introduction

The selection of prolactin as the subject of the Midwest Con­ ference on Endocrinology was not only dictated by the recent ad­ vances in prolactin research but also by the long tradition in that particular area of Endocrinology in the laboratory of C.W. Turner at the University of Missouri. Therefore, it seems only appropri­ ate that these proceedings of the Tenth Midwest Conference on En­ docrinology are dedicated to the memory of this scientist, deceased in August 1975 before completion of this volume, whose pioneer in­ vestigations have contributed substantially to the advancement of our knowledge in many areas of Endocrinology and who played a major role in the early phases of prolactin research. This volume contains a review of the early studies in Turner's laboratory and the latest results obtained by some of the leading research workers in this area and should be a fitting memory to C.W. Turner. Some of the manuscripts printed here were prepared after the conference was held and include material of more recent origin. Much of the delay in publication was due to the length of time de­ voted to preparation of these manuscripts. To the other authors and participants, and to Plenum Press, we express our appreciation for their patience and cooperation. We also with to thank Mrs.

Keywords

Laboratory endocrinology hormone memory metabolism prolactin research

Editors and affiliations

  • Horst-Dieter Dellmann
    • 1
  • J. Alan Johnson
    • 2
  • David M. Klachko
    • 2
  1. 1.Iowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  2. 2.University of MissouriColumbiaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-6675-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1977
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4615-6677-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-6675-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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