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By Michael Wilkinson,Richard E. Brown

How does the mind keep watch over sexual habit, or keep an eye on our bodyweight? How will we take care of rigidity? Addressing those questions and lots of extra along with, this completely revised re-creation displays the numerous advances which were made within the learn of neuroendocrinology during the last 20 years. The textual content examines the significance of the hypothalamus in regulating hormone secretion from the endocrine glands, describing novel websites of hormone unlock together with bone, middle, skeletal muscle and liver. The function of steroid hormone, neurotransmitter and peptide receptors, and the molecular responses of aim tissues, is built-in into the dialogue of the neuroendocrine mind, specially via adjustments in gene expression. specific realization is hooked up to neuropeptides, together with their profound impression on habit. entire with new full-color figures all through, in addition to evaluation and essay questions for every bankruptcy, this is often a great source for undergraduate and graduate scholars of neuroscience, psychology, biology and physiology.

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