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By Serge Jard (auth.), Hans H. Zingg, Charles W. Bourque, Daniel G. Bichet (eds.)

This monograph offers a complete assessment of modern advances within the box of vasopressin and oxytocin. in the summertime of 1997, scientists from over 20 nations congregated in Montreal for the 1997 international Congress of Neurohypophysial Hormones, a convention that united the fields of vasopressin, neurohypophysis and oxytocin in one joint assembly that gave upward thrust to the current e-book. The association of a joint assembly was once brought on through a number of fresh advancements. in particular the molecular characterization of the vasopressin/oxytocin receptor kin made it essential to undertake an built-in view and to debate the vasopressin/oxytocin ligand/receptor family members as an entire. to make sure em­ phasis on novelty, the convention fascinated by advances revamped the final years and in addition integrated very important contributions via scientists that had no longer formerly been linked to the vasopressin/oxytocin box. Vasopressin and oxytocin are neurohormones that exert a large spectrum of cen­ tral and peripheral activities. consequently, the vasopressin/oxytocin box embraces a great number of various domain names, starting from neuroscience, endocrinology, and oncology to renal, reproductive, and cardiovascular body structure and pathology.

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