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Mammalian Neuroendocrinology

1st Edition

By Paul V. Malven

CRC Press

272 pages

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Hardback: 9780849387579
pub: 1993-01-12
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Mammalian Neuroendocrinology presents a concise examination of how the nervous and endocrine systems interact to regulate physiological processes. Selected experimental results are presented to illustrate the current understanding of neuroendocrine processes. Neural influences and endocrine feedback mechanisms related to the secretion of adenohypophysial hormones are summarized for each hormone. The book's concise nature and readable style are highly suited for use as a graduate textbook.

There are also chapters devoted to each of the following topics: neurohypophysis, pineal gland, adrenal medulla, hormones and behavior, and neuroendocrine immunology. Comparisons are made among species of mammals, including laboratory rodents, domesticated ungulates, and primates. Agricultural and/or clinical aspects relevant to these topics are covered when appropriate. Mammalian Neuroendocrinology is excellent for students and professionals in neuroendocrinology, neuroscience, endocrinology, reproduction studies, and animal sciences.

Table of Contents

Principles of Neuroendocrinology

Neuroendocrine Morphology


Neural Control of Adenohypophysis

Miscellaneous Neuropeptides

Corticotropin and Melanotropin




Pineal Gland

Gonadotropins in the Male

Gonadotropins in the Female

Adrenal Medulla

Hormones and Behavior

Neuroendocrine Immunology


Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Endocrinology & Metabolism
NATURE / Animals / General