Endocrine Gland Development and Disease, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 012391454X
  • ISBN-13: 9780123914545
  • DDC: 612.4045
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 344 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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This new volume of Current Topics in Developmental Biology covers endocrine gland development and disease, and with contributions from an international board of authors. The chapters provide a comprehensive set of reviews covering such topics as sex determination & gonadogenesis, hypothalamus, paraythyroid and placenta.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Pituitary Gland Development and Disease: From Stem Cell to Hormone Production.
2: Development of the Medial Hypothalamus: Forming a Functional Hypothalamic-Neurohypophyseal Interface.
3: Mammalian Sex Determination and Gonad Development.
4: Mechanisms of Thyroid Development and Dysgenesis: An Analysis Based on Developmental Stages and Concurrent Embryonic Anatomy.
5: The Pineal Gland from Development to Function.
6: From Pancreas Morphogenesis to β-Cell Regeneration.
7: Adrenocortical Development, Maintenance, and Disease.
Color Plate.