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Molecular Biology of the Female Reproductive System

Molecular Biology of the Female Reproductive System Author J. K. Findlay
ISBN-10 9780080918198
Release 2012-12-02
Pages 457
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New techniques in cellular and molecular biology have increased our understanding of the mechanisms controlling reproductive function in the female. Emphasizing these new techniques, Molecular Biology of the Female Reproductive System provides a state-of-the-art review of local regulatory mechanisms that control reproductive processes. Stressing the interface of endocrinology, immunology, and cell biology, this book concentrates on the autocrine, paracrine, and endocrine systems that regulate both the functions of the ovary and uterus and the interaction between the early embryo and the mother. Covers the mechanisms controlling reproductive function in the female Offers a cellular and molecular approach to the control of reproductive function Focuses on the ovary and uterus, and includes a discussion of the early embryo, including Hormonal control of folliculogenesis and luteal function Cell-cell interactions in the follicle Role of cytokines in regulating steroid and protein hormone production Endocrine receptors and mechanisms in ovulation Cell biology of the oviduct and uterus Migratory cells Paracrine regulation Hormones of the trophectoderm and early placenta Interaction between trophectoderm and endometrium Provides extensive references

Vascular Morphogenesis in the Female Reproductive System

Vascular Morphogenesis in the Female Reproductive System Author Hellmut G. Augustin
ISBN-10 0817642218
Release 2001-06-29
Pages 333
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The field of angiogenesis is one of the most exciting fields in contemporary biomedical research. Angiogenesis in the healthy adult is primarily associated with pathological conditions such as tumor growth, inflammation, ischemia, and retinopathies. Physiological angiogenesis in the healthy adult is restricted to the organs of the female reproductive system where it occurs cyclically as well as during pregnancy. The importance of vascular morphogenetic events in the female reproductive system is increasingly being recognized. For example, it has a vital role in normal ovarian function, endometriosis and placental function as well as being important in reproductive tumors of the mammary gland, ovary and uterus. The insights gained from studying this system have a more general interest too since they help shed light on the fundamental characteristics and components involved in the formation of the vascular system and blood vessels during development, and during tumorigenesis. This is the first book that reviews and presents recent advances in the emerging field of reproductive vascular biology. It is divided into four parts reflecting the four female reproductive organs (breast, ovary, uterus, and placenta) and the authors cover both the basic biological processes involved and also stress their clinical significance. The book will interest vascular and reproductive biologists as well as cell and developmental biologists interested in angiogenesis and vasculogenesis.

The Cell and Molecular Biology of Fish Oogenesis

The Cell and Molecular Biology of Fish Oogenesis Author Sardul S. Guraya
ISBN-10 3805542534
Release 1986-01-01
Pages 223
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The Cell and Molecular Biology of Fish Oogenesis has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Cell and Molecular Biology of Fish Oogenesis also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Cell and Molecular Biology of Fish Oogenesis book for free.

Comparative Reproductive Biology

Comparative Reproductive Biology Author Heide Schatten
ISBN-10 9780470390252
Release 2008-03-21
Pages 432
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When considering the physiological systems of the body, the degree of species variation within the reproductive system compared to other systems is remarkable. Furthermore, it is essential that researchers, educators, and students alike remain aware of the fundamental comparative differences in the reproductive biology of domestic species. Written by renowned scientists in their respective fields, Comparative Reproductive Biology is a comprehensive reference on the reproductive systems of domestic species. The book offers both broad and specific knowledge in areas that have advanced the field in recent years, including advances in cell and molecular biology applied to reproduction, transgenic animal production, gender selection, artificial insemination, embryo transfer, cryobiology, animal cloning and many others. This seminal text includes topics in animal reproduction that are usually only found as part of other books in animal science such as anatomy, histology, physiology, radiology, ultrasonogrophy, and others. * Comprehensive reference of the reproductive systems of domestic species * Written by a team of top researchers * Richly illustrated throughout, including 12 pages of color images

Knobil and Neill s Physiology of Reproduction

Knobil and Neill s Physiology of Reproduction Author
ISBN-10 9780080535272
Release 2005-12-12
Pages 3296
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The 3rd edition, the first new one in ten years, includes coverage of molecular levels of detail arising from the last decade's explosion of information at this level of organismic organization. There are 5 new Associate Editors and about 2/3 of the chapters have new authors. Chapters prepared by return authors are extensively revised. Several new chapters have been added on the topic of pregnancy, reflecting the vigorous investigation of this topic during the last decade. The information covered includes both human and experimental animals; basic principels are sought, and information at the organismic and molecular levels are presented. *The leading comprehensive work on the physiology of reproduction *Edited and authored by the world's leading scientists in the field *Is a synthesis of the molecular, cellular, and organismic levels of organization *Bibliogrpahics of chapters are extensive and cover all the relevant literature

Molecular Biology of the Cell

Molecular Biology of the Cell Author Bruce Alberts
ISBN-10 9781317563747
Release 2017-08-07
Pages 1464
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As the amount of information in biology expands dramatically, it becomes increasingly important for textbooks to distill the vast amount of scientific knowledge into concise principles and enduring concepts.As with previous editions, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Sixth Edition accomplishes this goal with clear writing and beautiful illustrations. The Sixth Edition has been extensively revised and updated with the latest research in the field of cell biology, and it provides an exceptional framework for teaching and learning. The entire illustration program has been greatly enhanced.Protein structures better illustrate structure–function relationships, icons are simpler and more consistent within and between chapters, and micrographs have been refreshed and updated with newer, clearer, or better images. As a new feature, each chapter now contains intriguing openended questions highlighting “What We Don’t Know,” introducing students to challenging areas of future research. Updated end-of-chapter problems reflect new research discussed in the text, and these problems have been expanded to all chapters by adding questions on developmental biology, tissues and stem cells, pathogens, and the immune system.

Molecular Biology of the Male Reproductive System

Molecular Biology of the Male Reproductive System Author David de Kretser
ISBN-10 9780080917641
Release 2012-12-02
Pages 483
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Written by experts in their respective fields, this book reviews the expanding knowledge concerning the mechanisms regulating male reproduction at the molecular and cellular levels. It covers the development of the testes and regulatory controls for spermatogenesis and steroidogenesis, and it considers aspects of Sertoli cell function. Areas of emphasis include communication between the various cell types involved in reproduction by hormone and growth factors and the mechanisms by which these factors regulate gene expression. A number of mammalian systems, including humans, are covered. The carefully selected authors provide a clear synopsis of the concepts in each area as well as the latest references, enabling the reader to investigate the topic further. This book is of interest to those seeking an understanding of the regulatory mechanisms in male reproduction and is written for the graduate and postgraduate levels. Key Features * Provides up-to-date reviews of the molecular and cellular biology of male reproduction * Includes chapters on the developmental biology of the testes * Links conventional hormonal control of testicular function with the evolving role of growth factors and proto-oncogenes

Reproductive Endocrinology

Reproductive Endocrinology Author P. Jorge Chedrese
ISBN-10 0387881867
Release 2009-06-13
Pages 361
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Molecular biology emerged from advances in biochemistry during the 1940s and 1950s, when the structure of the nucleic acids and proteins were elucidated. Beginning in the 1970s, with nucleic acid enzymology and the discovery of the restriction enzymes, the tools of molecular biology became widely available and applied in cell biology to study how genes are regulated. This new knowledge impacted endocrinology and reproductive biology since it was largely known that the secretion of the internal glands affected the phenotypes, and expression of genes. Modern reproductive biology encompasses every level of biological study from genomics to ecology, encompassing cell biology, biochemistry, endocrinology and general physiology. All of these disciplines require a basic knowledge, both as a tool and as an essential aid to a fundamental understanding of the principles of life in health and disease. Overall, molecular biology is central to scientific studies in all living matter, impacting disciplines such as medicine, related health sciences, veterinary, agriculture and environmental sciences. In this book, the basic biochemistry of nucleic acids and proteins are reviewed. Methodologies used to study signaling and gene regulation in the endocrine/reproductive system are also discussed. Topics include mechanisms of hormone action and several endocrine disorders affecting the reproductive system. Professionals in the medical, veterinary and animal sciences fields will find exciting and stimulating material enhancing the breadth and quality of their research.

Animal Models and Human Reproduction

Animal Models and Human Reproduction Author Heide Schatten
ISBN-10 9781118881347
Release 2017-01-13
Pages 600
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Our knowledge of reproductive biology has increased enormously in recent years on cellular, molecular, and genetic levels, leading to significant breakthroughs that have directly benefitted in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in humans and animal systems. Animal Models and Human Reproduction presents a comprehensive reference that reflects the latest scientific research being done in human reproductive biology utilizing domestic animal models. Chapters on canine, equine, cow, pig, frog, and mouse models of reproduction reflect frontier research in placental biology, ovarian function and fertility, non-coding RNAs in gametogenesis, oocyte and embryo metabolism, fertilization, cryopreservation, signal transduction pathways, chromatin dynamics, epigenetics, reproductive aging, and inflammation. Chapters on non-human primate models also highlight recent advancements into such issues as human in vitro fertilization (IVF) and assisted reproductive technologies (ART). This book offers animal scientists, reproductive biology scientists, clinicians and practitioners, invaluable insights into a wide range of issues at the forefront of human reproductive health.

Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Author Gary J. Blomquist
ISBN-10 9780080495415
Release 2003-10-08
Pages 768
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A valuable new reference on insect behavior, this exceptional new text delves into the primary sensory communication system used by most insects -- their sense of smell. Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology covers how insects produce pheromones and how they detect pheromones and plant volatiles. Since insects rely on pheromone detection for both feeding and breeding, a better understanding of insect olfaction and pheromone biosynthesis could help curb the behavior of pests without the use of harmful pesticides and even help to reduce the socio-economic impacts associated to human-insect interactions. Covers biochemistry and molecular biology of insect pheromone production Explains pheromone production in moths, beetles, flies, and social insects Describes pheromone and plant volatile reception

Fundamentals of Toxicologic Pathology

Fundamentals of Toxicologic Pathology Author Wanda M. Haschek
ISBN-10 9780128098424
Release 2017-10-25
Pages 902
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Fundamentals of Toxicologic Pathology, Third Edition, presents an essential overview of systems toxicologic pathology in a clear-and-concise manner. Toxicologic pathology integrates toxicology and its interdisciplinary components, including biochemistry, pharmacodynamics and risk assessment to pathology and its related disciplines, such as physiology, microbiology, immunology and molecular biology. This wholly revised and updated edition presents the newest information on the topic, and is an essential reference for advanced students, early career researchers, toxicologic pathologists, pharmaceutical scientists, medical pathologists and clinicians, and anyone involved with drug and device development. The book includes a new section describing the application of toxicologic pathology, such as diagnostic and forensic toxicologic pathology, environmental toxicologic pathology, experimental and industrial toxicologic pathology, and pathology issues in the design of toxicology studies. There are also new chapters on special senses (the eye and ear) and the biochemical and molecular basis of toxicity, among others. Presents revised and updated information for each chapter on systems Contains expanded sections on applied toxicologic pathology Includes the essential information necessary to understand toxicologic pathology in an accessible language

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds Phylogeny morphology hormones fertilization

Reproductive Biology and Phylogeny of Birds  Phylogeny  morphology  hormones  fertilization Author Barrie Gillean Molyneux Jamieson
ISBN-10 UVA:X030110065
Release 2007
Pages 609
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Aspects of reproduction covered in this volume include classification and phylogeny as revealed by molecular biology; anatomy of the male reproductive tract and organs; anatomy and evolution of copulatory structures; development and anatomy of the female reproductive tract; endocrinology of reproduction; ovarian dynamics and follicle development; spermatogenesis and testicular cycles; avian spermatozoa: structure and phylogeny; testis size, sperm size and sperm competition and lastly, fertilization.

Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology and Molecular Medicine Denaturation of DNA to Growth Factors

Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology and Molecular Medicine  Denaturation of DNA to Growth Factors Author Robert A. Meyers
ISBN-10 3527284729
Release 1996-05-17
Pages 497
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This six volume Encyclopedia is the most comprehensive, detailed treatment of molecular biology and molecular medicine available today! The Encyclopedia provides a single-source library of molecular genetics and the molecular basis of life, with a focus on molecular medicine. Genetic screening, gene therapy, structural biology, and the technology and findings of the Human Genome Project are discussed in detail. The articles that comprise the set are designed as self-contained treatments. Each of the nearly 300 articles begins with an outline and a key word section which includes definitions. These features assist the scientist or student who is unfamiliar with a specific subject area. A glossary of basic terms completes each volume and defines the most commonly used terms in molecular biology. Together with the introductory illustrations found in each volume, these definitions enable readers to understand articles without referring to a dictionary, textbook, or other reference.

Fish Histology

Fish Histology Author Donald B. McMillan
ISBN-10 9781402057151
Release 2007-11-20
Pages 598
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This volume describes the myriad ways in which fish have approached problems of reproduction — it is an amply illustrated comparative study of the microscopic structure of the female genital systems of fish. The timing of its appearance is auspicious in that it coincides with the decline of the golden age of descriptive morphology. It is a compilation of thousands of micrographs from classic works in the field. The volume should prove valuable to investigators studying fish in areas such as ecology, physiology, and reproductive biology who may view histology as essential in their work but have little background in this area.

Robboy s Pathology of the Female Reproductive Tract

Robboy s Pathology of the Female Reproductive Tract Author Stanley J. Robboy
ISBN-10 9780443074776
Release 2009
Pages 1066
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Thoroughly revised and updated to bring you state-of-the-art assistance in diagnosing pathologies of the female reproductive tract. It covers more than 1100 common, rare, benign, and malignant lesions, and tackles the questions so often asked and not answered elsewhere. All entities are illustrated by well-chosen photographs of outstanding quality. The updated text provides the latest advances in immunohistochemistry, molecular biology, and cytogenetics, as well as the most current concepts, classification and staging systems for all diseases and disorders of the female genital tract. "Road maps" at the beginning of each chapter help you navigate the book more quickly. Integrates histopathologic features with data from ancillary techniques such as immunohistochemistry and cytogenetics and discussions of the relevant clinical manifestations of gynecological diseases.

International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology

International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology Author Kwang W. Jeon
ISBN-10 9780123946461
Release 2012-12-31
Pages 344
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International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology presents current advances and comprehensive reviews in cell biology--both plant and animal. Articles address structure and control of gene expression, nucleocytoplasmic interactions, control of cell development and differentiation, and cell transformation and growth. Impact factor for 2011: 4.481. Authored by some of the foremost scientists in the field Provides up-to-date information and directions for future research Valuable reference material for advanced undergraduates, graduate students and professional scientists

Human Embryology and Developmental Biology E Book

Human Embryology and Developmental Biology E Book Author Bruce M. Carlson
ISBN-10 9780323082792
Release 2008-11-25
Pages 560
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This thoroughly revised 4th edition offers both clear descriptions and explanations of human embryonic development based on all the most up-to-date scientific discoveries and understanding. Particular attention is paid to the fundamental aspects of molecular mechanisms in development, introducing you to major families of important developmental molecules. Clinical aspects of development are covered throughout in boxed sections of text. First-rate illustrations complete this essential package. Integrates contemporary developmental knowledge with classical embryological understanding. Interprets complex molecular developments, to help you learn how exactly the embryo develops. Presents first-rate clinical photos and clear drawings, to help you to memorize and understand normal and abnormal development. Uses clear sections within the chapter and summaries at the end of each to help you navigate this complex subject. Includes review questions at the end of each chapter to help you assess your knowledge. Provides more coverage of molecular development to help you interpret complex information. Revises the section on the development of the head, particularly useful for dental students.