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Neuroendocrinology : an integrated approach [electronic resource]

  • Lovejoy, David A.
  • John Wiley
  • 2005
Neuroendocrinology : an integrated approach [electronic resource]
  • Data Type
    Book
  • Title/Author
    Neuroendocrinology :an integrated approach[electronic resource] / David A. Lovejoy.
  • Publication
    Chichester, England _ : John Wiley, c2005.
  • Author
    Lovejoy, David A.
  • Authors
    John Wiley & Sons
  • Phy Desc.
    xiv, 402 p : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Bibliography
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 367]-387) and index
  • Contents Note
    History of neuroendocrinology and neurohormones -- Origin of life and the first signalling molecules -- Rise of metazoans and the elaboration of signalling systems -- Elaboration of neuroendocrine systems -- Neurohormones and receptors : structure, function and co-evolution -- Osmoregulation, metabolism and energy production -- Growth and development -- Biological rhythms -- Stress, arousal and homeostatic challenge -- Reproduction -- Behaviour, learning and memory -- Pheromones and chemo-attractants -- Xenobiotics and hormone mimics
  • Topical Term
    Neuroendocrinology
  • ISBN
    9780470027875, 0470027878
  • Language
    English