Aldosterone: International Series of Monographs in Pure and by Edith Gláz,Paul Vecsei,P. N. Campbell,S. P. Datta,L. L.

By Edith Gláz,Paul Vecsei,P. N. Campbell,S. P. Datta,L. L. Engel

Aldosterone offers a complete and distinctive assessment of the issues that experience arisen during study on aldosterone, relatively with admire to their physiological roles and medical implications. issues coated comprise the biosynthesis, shipping, and metabolism of aldosterone, in addition to its organic job and regulate of its secretion. various pathological stipulations, either acute and protracted, linked to aldosterone can also be mentioned.
This quantity is constituted of 10 chapters and opens with a historic heritage on aldosterone examine, with emphasis at the discovery of the functionality of the adrenal cortex. the following bankruptcy summarizes the tools compatible for the overview of aldosterone job, from investigations of mineral metabolism to selection of the focus of aldosterone or aldosterone metabolites; estimation of secretion of aldosterone; and exam of aldosterone metabolism. next chapters discover the biosynthesis, delivery, and metabolism of aldosterone; secretion of aldosterone, elements affecting secretion, and the way it may be managed; pathological stipulations attributable to both a rise or a lessen in aldosterone secretion, together with aldosteronism, Conn's syndrome, hypoaldosteronism, and hypomineralocorticism. The healing makes use of of aldosterone are mentioned within the final bankruptcy.
This ebook will entice biologists and biochemists.

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