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Corticotropin-Releasing Factor

Corticotropin-Releasing Factor

Derek J. Chadwick (Editor), Joan Marsh (Editor), Kate Ackrill (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-51437-5

Apr 2008

368 pages

$140.99

Description

Working on Corticotropin-Releasing Factor in a variety of systems, experts present a coherent depiction of this peptide's role in the control and coordination of the response to stress-inducing situations.
Partial table of contents:

The Functional Neuroanatomy of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor (P. Sawchenko, et al.).

Second Messenger Regulation of mRNA for Corticotropin-Releasing Factor (J. Majzoub, et al.).

Corticotropin-Releasing Factor and Its Binding Protein in Human Plasma (P. Lowry).

Expression of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor mRNA in Response to Stress (S. Lightman & M. Harbuz).

Mechanisms Mediating the Effects of Cytokines on Neuroendocrine Functions in the Rat (C. Rivier & S. Rivest).

Peripheral Anti-Inflammatory Actions of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor (E. Wei, et al.).

The Role of Corticotropin-Releasing Factor in Behavioral Responses to Stress (G. Koob, et al.).

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