The Leydig Cell in Health and Disease

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ISBN-13:
9781588297549
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.07.2007
Seiten:
476
Autor:
Anita H. Payne
Gewicht:
1597 g
Format:
289x223x27 mm
Serie:
Contemporary Endocrinology
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Explores current and future clinical applications of Leydig cell function in key cellular processes
The Leydig CellHISTORICAL
1. A History of Leydig Cell Research. A. Kent Christensen, University of Michigan. akc@umich.edu
CELL BIOLOGY
2. Structural and Histological Analysis of Leydig Cell Steroidogenic Function. Syed G. Haider, Gisela Servos, and Nicole Tran, Heinrich Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany. haider@uni-duesseldorf.de
3. Fetal Leydig Cells: Origin, Regulation And Steroidogenesis. Humphrey Hung-Chang Yao and Ivraym Barsoum, University of Illinois. hhyao@uiuc.edu
4. Regulation Of Leydig Cells During Pubertal Development. Renshan Ge and Matthew P. Hardy, Population Council. hardy@popcbrockefeller.edu
5. The Human Leydig Cell: Functional Morphology and Developmental History. Frederick P. Prince, Plymouth State College. fprince@mail.plymouth.edu
6. Dynamics of Leydig Cell Regeneration after EDS: A Model for Postnatal Leydig Cell Development. Katja J. Teerds and Eddy Rijntjes, Wageningen University Wageningen, The Netherlands. katja.teerds@wur.nl
7. Aging and the Decline of Androgen Production. Haolin Chen, Andrew Midzak, Lindi Luo and Barry R. Zirkin, Johns Hopkins University. brzirkin@jhsph.edu
STEROIDOGENESIS
8. Regulation of Leydig Cell Cholesterol Metabolism. Salman Azhar and Eve Reaven, GRECC, VA Hospital,
Palo Alto, CA. salman.azhar@med.va.gov
9. The Role of StAR in Leydig Cell Steroidogenesis. Douglas M. Stocco, Texas Tech
University. Doug.Stocco@ttuhsc.edu
10. Steroidogenic Enzymes in Leydig Cells. Anita H. Payne, Stanford University School of Medicine. Anita.Payne@stanford.edu
11. Development of Leydig Cell Steroidogenesis. Peter J. O'Shaughnessy, Heather Johnston, and Paul Joseph Baker, Institute of Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow Veterinary School, Glasgow, UK. P.J.OShaughnessy@vet.gla.ac.uk
12. Peripheral Testosterone Metabolism. Daniel P. Sherbet and Richard Auchus, University of Texas Southwestern, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Richard.auchus@utsouthwestern.edu
13. Leydig Cell Aromatase: From Gene To Physiology. Serge Carreau, University of Caen, France. carreau@ibfa.unicaen.fr
14. The Role of Estrogen Sulfotransferase (SULT1E1) in Leydig Cells. Wenchau Song,Dept.
Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania. song@spirit.gcrc.upenn.edu
15. Endocrinology of Leydig Cells in Nonmammalian Vertebrates. Kelly Bonner Engel and Gloria Callard, Boston University. gvc@bu.edu
REGULATION
16. The Luteinizing Hormone Receptor. Maria Dufau and Chon-Hwa Tsai-Morris, National Institutes of Health, dufaum@mail.nih.gov
17. Insights into Leydig Cell Function from Mice with Genetically Modified Gonadotropin Action. Ilpo Huhtaniemi, Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Imperial College London, U.K. ilpo.huhtaniemi@imperial.ac.uk
18. Growth Factors in Leydig Cell Function. Varadaraj Chandrashekar and Andrej
Bartke. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. shekar@siu.edu , abartke@siumed.edu
19. The biology of Insulin-like peptide 3 (INSL3) in Leydig cells. Richard Ivell & Ross AD Bathgate. Richard Ivell and Ross A.D. Bathgate. Ivell: School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, University of Adelaide, Frome Road, SA 5005, Australia. Richard.ivell@Adelaide.edu.au . Bathgate: Howard Florey Institute,
University Melbourne, Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia. bathgate@mail.hfi.unimelb.edu.au
20. Neuronal Signaling Molecules and Leydig Cells. Artur Mayerhoffer, Department of Molecular Anatomy, Technical University of Munich, mayerhofer@lrz.uni-muenchen.de
21. Regulation of Leydig Cell Function as it pertains to the Inflammatory Response.
Dale B. Hales, University of Illinois, Chicago, Il. dbhale@uic.edu
22. Activins And Leydig Cell
This book provides a comprehensive study of the Leydig cell, a fascinating and important cell type. It presents all of the developments in our understanding of Leydig cell biology and explores a wide variety of current and potential clinical applications. All aspects of Leydig cell biology, development, regulation, and physiology are explored in thirty-one expertly written chapters. This in-depth volume is an invaluable resource.

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