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Author Martinet, Jacques.

Title Biology of Lactation
Published Versailles : Quæ, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (691 pages)
Contents ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Mammary gland, mammogenesis, growth factors, lactogenesis J. Martinet, L.M. Houdebine""; ""Development of the mammary gland from the embryo stage to the first pregnancy""; ""Microscopic morphology""; ""Endocrinology of pregnancy""; ""Mammogenesis, growth factors and intercellular relationships""; ""Lactogenesis""; ""Milking and reproduction""; ""2. Placenta and lactation J. Martal, N. Chene""; ""Introduction""; ""Isolation, purification, and physiochemical characterization of placental lactogens""
""Immunological characteristics and site of synthesis of PL""""Placental lactogens and lactation""; ""Bovine placental lactogen (bPL) and lactation""; ""Caprine placental lactogen (cPL) and lactation""; ""Human placental lactogen and lactation""; ""Discussion and conclusions""; ""3. Hormonal control of cell division and DNA synthesis in the mammary gland L. Zwierzchowski""; ""Mammary gland cell proliferation and DNA synthesis during pregnancy and lactation""; ""Experimental induction of mammary gland cell : proliferation and DNA synthesis in vivo and in vitro""
""Interrelationship between the mammary gland growth and differentiation""""Possible mechanisms and effectors involved in the mitogenic action of hormones on mammary gland cells""; ""Summary and conclusions""; ""4. Multi-faceted regulation of cell differentiation by extracellular matrix Claudia Q. Lin, Mina J. Bissell""; ""Introduction""; ""The mammary gland""; ""ECM regulation of hepatocyte function""; ""Regulation of keratinocyte function by ECM""; ""Conclusion""; ""5. Oncogenes, tumor suppressor genes and mammary tumors P. Hainaut, P. Berthon, M. Crepin""; ""Introduction""
""Multiple coupling mechanisms of membrane receptors""""7. Prolactin-secreting adenomas and functional hyperprolactinemia F. Peillon""; ""Prolactinomas""; ""Functional hyperprolactinemia""; ""Pathophysiology""; ""8. Structure, function and expression of prolactin receptors in mammals Marc Edery, Paul A. Kelly""; ""Structure of prolactin receptor""; ""Prolactin receptor expression in the mammary gland""; ""Signal transduction pathways""; ""Knock-out mice""; ""9. Physiology and biochemistry of lactogenesis : stimulation by antiprogesterones Ricardo P. Deis, Antoine Perier, Graciela A. Jahn""
""Risk factors for breast cancer in women""""Molecular lesions in the progression of cancer""; ""Mammary tumors in experimental animals""; ""Genetic changes associated with human breast cancer""; ""Interrelations between hormones, growth factors and the products of cancer genes""; ""Concluding remarks : multiple steps involved in breast cancer progression""; ""6. Multifactorial regulation of prolactin secretion from lactotroph cells : transduction mechanisms A. Enjalbert""; ""Multifactorial regulation""; ""Transduction mechanisms in lactotroph cells""
Notes ""Lactogenesis and parturition""
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Form Electronic book
Author Head, H. Herbert (Henry Herbert)
Houdebine, Louis-Marie.
ISBN 2759204723