Mechanisms and Biological Significance of Pulsatile Hormone Secretion (Novartis Foundation Symposia) 1st Edition
by Derek J. Chadwick (Editor), Jamie A. Goode (Editor)
This exciting book brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of experts to discuss the importance of pulsatile signalling in the induction of biological responses. Coverage includes the basic mechanisms involved in hormone pulsatility, the significance of pulsatility in normal and disease conditions, the relevance of circadian rhythms, changes with ageing, and detailed consideration of specific peptide hormone systems. This book includes contributions from professionals working in both basic and clinical research and reveals much new and exciting work in this area and promises new research directions.