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Title Translational endocrinology of bone : reproduction, metabolism, and the central nervous system / edited by Gerard Karsenty
Published Oxford : Academic, 2012
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Summary The use of model organisms together with the power of genetics has profoundly affected our understanding of the physiology of one organ, the skeleton, in two distinct but complementary ways. This is the first translational reference to focus on these major conceptual advances in bone biology and their development in the clinic. Several advances have already been translated into therapies and others are being tested for diseases as different as osteoporosis, type-2 diabetes, and hypo-fertility. This book is a timely reference for both basic and clinical researchers in bone biology and endocrinology. Summarizes the latest research and translational applications of how the varied growth and development of bone affects appetite, metabolism, reproduction, and a wide range of endocrine functions Provides a common language for bone biologists, endocrinologists, osteologists, and other researchers, such as neuroscientists, who study appetite, fuel metabolism and diabetes, to discuss the development of translational research and new therapeutic strategies for bone, metabolic, and neuro-endocrine diseases. Saves researchers and clinicians time in quickly accessing the very latest details on a broad range of bone research and therapeutics, as opposed to searching through thousands of journal articles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
Subject Bones -- Growth.
Bones -- Metabolism -- Endocrine aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Karsenty, Gerard.
Elsevier Science & Technology (Firm)
ScienceDirect (Online service)
ISBN 012415784X (electronic bk.)
9780124157842 (electronic bk.)