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Vitamins and Hormones
 
 

Vitamins and Hormones, 1st Edition

 
Vitamins and Hormones, 1st Edition,Gerald Litwack,ISBN9780127098661
 
 
 

G Litwack   

Academic Press

9780127098661

9780080492438

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229 X 152

The study of both vitamins and hormones is essential to our understanding of physiology.

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Key Features

Key Features
* First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is AP's longest running serial
* Each volume contains cutting edge reviews by leading contributors

Description

First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. In the early days of the Serial, the subjects of vitamins and hormones were quite distinct. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology, and enzyme mechanisms. Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones continues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists, and molecular biologists. Others interested in the structure and function of biologically active molecules like hormones and vitamins will, as always, turn to this series for comprehensive reviews by leading contributors to this and related disciplines.

Readership

Researchers, professors, and graduate students studying the molecular and cellular biology of vitamins, hormones, and related factors and co-factors.

Gerald Litwack

Trained in biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Dr. Litwack worked on enzymology and the effects of hormones on enzyme systems. Then he was a Postdoctoral Fellow of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis at the Biochemical Institute of the Sorbonne in Paris. Dr. Litwack's first position was as Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Rutgers University in 1954. Six years later, he joined the University of Pennsylvania as associate professor and four years later went to the Fels Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Biology, as full professor, eventually becoming Deputy Director of the Institute. In 1991, he accepted the Chair of Pharmacology at Thomas Jefferson University where he is also Deputy Director of the Jefferson Cancer Institute and Associate Director for Basic Science in the Jefferson Cancer Center. Dr. Litwack's work has been in the area of mechanisms of steroid receptor action involving especially the glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid receptors, immunophi.

Affiliations and Expertise

Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Vitamins and Hormones, 1st Edition

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Aldosterone: Its Receptor, Target Genes and Actions
Corticosteroid Receptors, 11beta-Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase and the Heart
Forms of Mineralocorticoid Hypertension
PPARs and Cardiovascular System
Serotonin and the Neuroendocrine Regulation of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Health and Disease
The Thymosins: Prothymosin alpha, Parathymosin, and Beta-Thymosins- Structure and Function
Thymosin-Beta4 Interactions
Polypeptide Hormones: Signaling Molecules in Plants
Parathyroid Hormone-related Protein (PTHrP): A Nucleocytoplasmic Shuttling Protein with Distinct Paracrine, and Intracrine Roles
NGF-Dependent Regulation of NADE-Induced Apoptosis
Membrane Transport of Folates
Vitamin A and Infancy: Biochemical, Functional and Clinical Aspects
 
 
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