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Methods in Neuroendocrinology

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ISBN 9780849333637
Published June 4, 1998 by CRC Press
256 Pages

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Book Description

This book describes some of the many different disciplines that are involved in investigations of neuroendocrine control mechanisms. It is intended for students, pre- and post-doctoral fellows, medical residents and others who are interested in neuroendocrine research.

Table of Contents

Introduction, L.D. Van de Kar
Studying Morphology of the Immortalized Hypothalamic LHRH Neurons, W.C. Wetsel, I. Merchenthaler, and Z. Liposits
Assessment of Neuropeptide Receptor Gene Expression Using Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR), J.H. Urban
Identification of Biotinylated Ligands on Specific Target Cells in the Pituitary: Studies of Regulation of Binding, G.V. Childs
Steroid Hormone Receptors and the Assessment of Feedback Sensitivity, R.J. Handa, R.H. Price, Jr., and M.E. Wilson
In Vitro Approaches to Neuroendocrinology, C.D. Sladek
Intracellular Recording from Hypothalamic Cells that Regulate Neuroendocrine Function, B.N. Smith and F.E. Dudek
Application of In Vivo Electrophysiological Approaches to the Study of Neuroendocrine Systems, J.M. Lakoski and J.E. Smith
Antisense Oligonucleotides as Tools in Neuroendocrinology, M. Morris
Studying the Role of Biogenic Amines in Neuroendocrine Regulation in Conscious Rats, G. Bagdy
The Neuroendocrinology of Stress: Behavioral and Neurobiological Considerations, B. Bohus
Issues in Quantifying Pulsatile Hormone Release, J.D. Velhuis
Neuroendocrine Challenge Tests: What Can We Learn from Them?, P.J. Cowen

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"…Louis Van de Kar and a broad spectrum of researchers in neuroendocrinology have produced a useful handbook for those new to the field as well as neuroendocrinologists searching for novel approaches to old questions."
-Judith L. Turgeon, The Physiologist, October 1999