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Sex-Steroid Interactions with Growth Hormone Johannes D. Veldhuis

Sex-Steroid Interactions with Growth Hormone

Johannes D. Veldhuis

Published August 19th 1999
ISBN : 9780387988108
Hardcover
354 pages
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This text presents the proceedings of an international symposium held from October 22-25 in Naples, Florida. The proceedings provide insights and concepts gained by molecular, cellular and neuroendocrine research into mechanistic interactions of theMoreThis text presents the proceedings of an international symposium held from October 22-25 in Naples, Florida. The proceedings provide insights and concepts gained by molecular, cellular and neuroendocrine research into mechanistic interactions of the reproductive and somatotrophic axes. Chapters include discussions of the impact of sex steroids on growth hormone secretion in both children and adults sex steroids, growth hormone releasing factor, and how sex steroids modulate growth hormone action on target issues and differential effects of growth hormone secretagogues in men and women. This volume is designed for physicians, scientists and other health professionals interested or trained in clinical and basic endocrinology, growth or reproduction.