Sex Steroids

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Scott M. Kahn
BoD – Books on Demand, Jan 27, 2012 - Medical - 344 pages
This book, entitled "Sex Steroids", features a valuable collection of reviews and research articles written by experts in signal transduction, cellular biology, diseases and disorders. "Sex Steroids" is comprised of four sections, "The Biology of Sex Steroids", "Sex Steroids, Memory, and the Brain", "Sex Steroids and the Immune Response", and "Therapy"; individual chapters address a broad range of recognized and predicted functions and applications of sex steroids. "Sex Steroids" is intended to provide seasoned veterans as well as newcomers to this area of research with informative, resourceful, and provocative insights. Readers of "Sex Steroids" should emerge with an appreciation and understanding of the multitude and complexity of biologic processes attributed to these important hormones, and possible future directions of research in this fascinating and ever evolving field.
 

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Contents

Evolutionary Perspectives on Sex Steroids
3
Sex HormoneBinding Globulin
35
Estrogens in the Control
47
Somatostatin in the Periventricular Nucleus
71
Telocytes in Human Fallopian Tube and Uterus
91
Sex Differences and the Role of Sex Steroids in Sympatho
115
Estrogen and Brain Protection
139
Estrogen Influences on Cognition
163
Sex Steroids Modulate Fish Immune Response
199
Interactions Between Reproductive and Immune
221
Modulation of Immune Senescence
247
The Role of Sex Steroids
273
Adipose Tissue Metabolism and Effect of Postmenopausal
291
Standard GonadotropinSuppressive Therapy
305
Hormone Therapy for the Treatment of Patients
315
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An Integrative Review of Estradiol Effects
183

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