Inhibin, Activin and Follistatin: Regulatory Functions in System and Cell Biology (Serono Symposia, USA)

Inhibin, Activin and Follistatin: Regulatory Functions in System and Cell Biology (Serono Symposia, USA)

By: H. Sugino (editor), T. Aono (editor), W.W. Vale (editor), C. Bloom (editor)Hardback

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This volume is the proceedings of the International Conference on Inhibin, Activin: Recent Advances and Future Views held in Tokushima, Japan from November 9-10, 1996. The Internationally recognized faculty present the latest research in the exploration of inhibin, activin and follistatin mechanisms of action.

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1. Receptor Serine Kinases and Signalling by Activins and Inhibins; 2. The Gene Expression of Activin Receptors in Rat Pituitary; 3. Follistatin Physiology and Potential Mechanisms of Action in the Human; 4. Inhibins, Activins, Follistatin and GnRH - Regulators of GOnadotropin Subunit Gene Expression; 5. Inhibin and Activin as Paracine Regulators of Gonadal Function: In Vitro Model Systems; 6. Production and Actions of Inhibin, Activin and Follistatin in the Pituitary and Ovary; 7. Expression of Inhibin Subunits, Follistatin and Activin Receptors in Normal Testicular Cells and Testiticular Tumors; 8. Inhibin, Activin, and Follistatin: Onservations on their Role in the Physiology of Pregnancy; 9. Changes of Activin A Secretion in Gestational Diseases; 10. Two-Site Immunoassay for Native Inhibin A; 11. Ultrasensitive Enzyme Immunoassay for Inhibins and Activins; 12. Immunoassays for Activin and Follistatin: Results in Normal and Diseased Subjects; 13. Circulating Inhibin; 14. Evaluation of Maternal Serum Inhibin as a Maker for Complicated Pregnancy; 15. Production of Inhibin-Related Peptides by Ovarian Tumors; 16. Plasma Inhibin and Activin in Disease; 17. Activin A: A Commitment Factor in Erythroid

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  • publication date: 19/12/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780387949697
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780387949697
  • weight: 682
  • ISBN10: 0387949690

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