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Recent Advances of Avian Endocrinology

Satellite Symposium of the 28th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, Székesfehérvár, Hungary, 1980

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1981
  • Editors: G. Pethes, P. Péczely, P. Rudas
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 1 - 4 8 3 3 - 5

Advances in Physiological Sciences, Volume 33: Recent Advances of Avian Endocrinology covers the proceedings of the satellite symposium on the Recent Advances in Avian… Read more

Recent Advances of Avian Endocrinology

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Advances in Physiological Sciences, Volume 33: Recent Advances of Avian Endocrinology covers the proceedings of the satellite symposium on the Recent Advances in Avian Endocrinology that is held in conjunction with the 28th International Congress of Physiological Sciences. The text contains 53 chapters in which the chapters except Chapter 1 are organized into five parts according to the issues they tackle. The opening chapter discusses some effects of environmental pollutants on endocrine regulatory mechanisms. The next eight chapters cover topics of neuroendocrinology, while the next chapter discusses female and male reproduction. Part 3 explains prostaglandins and Part 4 tackles thyroid function. The final part discusses hormonal control of metabolism. Veterinarians, biologists, ornithologists, and other professionals interested in avian endocrinology will find this book a great reference material, especially on the nature of the avian endocrine system.