By Michael Wilkinson
How does the mind keep watch over sexual habit, or keep watch over our bodyweight? How will we do something about pressure? Addressing those questions and plenty of extra in addition to, this completely revised re-creation displays the numerous advances which have been made within the learn of neuroendocrinology during the last two decades. 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, particularly via adjustments in gene expression. specific realization is connected to neuropeptides, together with their profound effect on habit. whole with new full-color figures all through, in addition to evaluation and essay questions for every bankruptcy, this can be an excellent source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of neuroscience, psychology, biology and body structure.
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