Dictionary of Endocrinology and Related Biomedical SciencesBook - 1995
The only dictionary of its kind available, the Dictionary of Endocrinology and Related Biomedical Sciences provides over 10,000 authoritative and detailed descriptions of terms ranging from physiological functions and structures to biosynthesis, enzymes, and other regulators. It also contains2,000 chemical structures and features succinct discussions on receptor types, changes related to development and maturation, feedback controls, etiologies and consequences of dysfunctions, pharmacological agents used to study and treat diseases, and laboratory techniques. With information drawnfrom the most up-to-date sources, the dictionary not only emphasizes human endocrinology but offers observations of other vertebrates, invertebrates, unicellular eukaryotes, prokaryotes, and non-living in vitro systems. It will be welcomed by students and researchers in animal physiology, cellphysiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, embryology, immunology, genetics, and behavioral psychology.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
Call Number: 612.403 M363d
Characteristics: 785 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Endocrinology and related biomedical sciences