Download e-book for kindle: An Introduction to Neuroendocrinology by Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown

By Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown

How does the mind keep an eye on sexual habit, or regulate our bodyweight? How will we take care of tension? Addressing those questions and plenty of extra along with, this completely revised new version displays the numerous advances which were made within the examine of neuroendocrinology over the past 20 years. The textual content examines the significance of the hypothalamus in regulating hormone secretion from the endocrine glands, describing novel websites of hormone unlock together with bone, center, skeletal muscle and liver. The position 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 effect on habit. whole with new full-color figures all through, besides evaluate and essay questions for every bankruptcy, this can be a terrific source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of neuroscience, psychology, biology and physiology.

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