Download PDF by Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown: An Introduction to Neuroendocrinology

By Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown

How does the mind keep an eye on sexual habit, or keep an eye on our bodyweight? How will we do something about pressure? Addressing those questions and plenty of extra along with, this completely revised re-creation displays the numerous advances which have been made within the learn of neuroendocrinology over the past two decades. The textual content examines the significance of the hypothalamus in regulating hormone secretion from the endocrine glands, describing novel websites of hormone liberate together with bone, center, skeletal muscle and liver. The function of steroid hormone, neurotransmitter and peptide receptors, and the molecular responses of goal tissues, is built-in into the dialogue of the neuroendocrine mind, specifically via alterations in gene expression. specific realization is hooked up to neuropeptides, together with their profound impression on habit. whole with new full-color figures all through, in addition to assessment and essay questions for every bankruptcy, this can be a great source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of neuroscience, psychology, biology and physiology.

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