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Title Brain-gut peptides and reproductive function / edited by Craig A. Johnston, Charles D. Barnes.
Imprint Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©1991.


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Description 1 online resource (xii, 287 pages : illustrations
Note Based on an international conference held at Washington State University on June 18-19, 1989.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Bio/Hist Note Charles D. Barnes (Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA) (Author), Craig Johnston (University of Montana) (Author)
Subject Neuropeptides -- Congresses.
Gastrointestinal hormones -- Congresses.
Human reproduction -- Regulations -- Congresses.
Neuroendocrinology -- Congresses.
Gastrointestinal Hormones -- physiology.
Neuropeptides -- physiology.
Neurotransmitter Agents -- physiology.
Reproduction -- drug effects.
Reproduction -- physiology.
Gastrointestinal Hormones physiology congresses
Gastrointestinal hormones Congresses
Human reproduction Regulation Congresses
Neuroendocrinology Congresses
Neuropeptides Congresses
Neuropeptides physiology congresses
Neuroregulators physiology congresses
Reproduction drug effects congresses
Reproduction physiology congresses
Genre Congress.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Editors -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Table of Contents -- Chapter 1: Influence of Ovarian Hormones on the Regulation of Luteinizing Hormone and Prolactin Release by Angiotensin II -- Chapter 2: Renin-Angiotensin System in Female Reproductive Organs -- Chapter 3: Renin-Angiotensin System in Male Reproductive Organs -- Chapter 4: Neurohypophyseal Hormones and Reproductive Hormone Secretion -- Chapter 5: Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide: A Neural Modulator of Endocrine Function
Chapter 6: Reproductive Neuroendocrine Effects of Neuropeptide Y and Related Peptides -- Chapter 7: Opioids and Induction of Ovulation: Mediation by Neuropeptide Y -- Chapter 8: The Role of Neurotensin in Control of Anterior Pituitary Hormone Secretion -- Chapter 9: Galanin: A Potentially Significant Neuroendocrine Modulator -- Chapter 10: Cholecystokinin and Neuroendocrine Secretion -- Chapter 11: Motilin and Gastric Inhibitory Polypeptide (GIP) -- Index
Summary This book elucidates the role of brain-gut peptides in neuroendocrine regulation for understanding how these peptides interact with the reproductive neuroendocrine axis and for developing novel therapeutic agents for fertility or contraceptive therapies.
Other Author Johnston, Craig A.
Barnes, Charles D., 1935-
Other Title Print version: Brain-gut peptides and reproductive function. Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©1991 0849388481 9780849388484