1st Edition

Methods in Neuroendocrinology

By Louis D. Van de Kar Copyright 1998
    256 Pages
    by CRC Press

    252 Pages
    by CRC Press

    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.

    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


    Van de Kar, Louis D.

    "…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