1st Edition

The Pineal Gland
Volume 2 Reproductive Effects

Edited By

Russel J. Reiter

ISBN 9780367236335
Published August 27, 2019 by CRC Press
227 Pages

USD $200.00

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Book Description

First published in 1981: This volume talks about new research understandings of the function of the Pineal Gland which was thought to have no legitimate function.

Table of Contents

1. The Pineal and Reproduction in Fish, Amphibians, and Reptiles

Victor de Vlaming and James Olcese

2. The Pineal and Reproduction in Birds

Charles L. Ralph

3. Reproductive Effects of the Pineal Gland and Pineal Indoles in the Syrian Hamster and the Albino Rat

Russel J. Reiter

4. Pineal Involvement in the Photographic Control of Reproduction and Other Functions in the Djungarian Hamster Phodopus Sungorus

Klaus Hoffmann

5. Melatonin Levels as they Relate to Reproductive Physiology

Harry J. Lynch and Richard J. Wurtman

6. Arginine Vasotocin and Vertebrate Reproduction

Mary K. Vaughan

7. Other Pineal Peptides and Related Substances – Physiological Implications for Reproductive Biology

Bryant Benson and Ielskina Ebels

8. Potential Sites of Action of Pineal Hormones within the Neuroendocrine Reproductive Axis

David E. Blask

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Dr. Russel J. Reiter is Professor of Anatomy at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas.