Molecular Basis of Reproductive Endocrinology by C. T. Bond, R. Fernald, R. Francis, N. Sherwood, J. P.

By C. T. Bond, R. Fernald, R. Francis, N. Sherwood, J. P. Adelman (auth.), Peter C. K. Leung Ph.D., Aaron J. W. Hsueh Ph.D., Henry G. Friesen M.D. (eds.)

Recent advances in molecular biology have supplied new dimensions within the learn of the reproductive method. there was significant development in our knowing of the molecular mechanisms of hormone motion some time past few' years. The symposium on "Molecular foundation of Reproductive Endocrinology" used to be geared up to focus on new learn findings at the law of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis. The emphasis of the symposium was once on physiological questions replied through the molecular biology strategy. reports at the practical relevance of gonadotropin freeing hormone and LH and FSH gene expression have been offered, including examine at the molecular biology of ovarian and testicular steroidogenic enzymes and protein hormones. additionally, numerous novel elements of hormone gene expression in placental tissues have been reviewed. The symposium was once held July 25 to 26, 1991, instantly sooner than the twenty fourth Annual assembly of the Society for the learn of replica, at the campus of the college of British Columbia in Vancouver. Serono Symposia, united states generously financed and coordinated the assembly. we're indebted to Dr. Bruce ok. Burnett and Dr. L. Lisa Kern for his or her specialist advice within the association of the symposium. we'd additionally prefer to thank Drs. Victor Gomel, Basil Ho Yuen, and John Challis, who served as consultation moderators. so much of all, we actually delight in the efforts of the entire invited audio system, poster presenters, and discussants in making this a memorable occasion because the biggest one-day assembly of the Serono Symposia united states, series.

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