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Editors: James R. Bartos
Book Description:
Estrogens are a group of steroid compounds, named for their importance in the estrous cycle, and functioning as the primary female sex hormone. Estrogens are used as part of some oral contraceptives, in estrogen replacement therapy of postmenopausal women, and in hormone replacement therapy for transwomen.
Like all steroid hormones, estrogens readily diffuse across the cell membrane; inside the cell, they interact with estrogen receptors. Additionally, estrogens have been shown to activate a G protein-coupled receptor. This new book gathers leading research from around the world.

Table of Contents:

Molecular and Cell Biological Investigations to the Mode of Action of Established and Potential Phytoestrogens for the Development of Strategies in the Prevention and Therapy of Cancer, pp. 1-53
(Volker Briese, Sibylle Abarzua, Dagmar-Ulrike Richter, Birgit Piechulla, J. Barbara Nebe—University of Rostock, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rostock, Germany, and others.)-

The Role of Estrogens in Cardiovascular Disease:An Update from the NHLBI-sponsored WISE Study, pp. 55-93
(Smruti Nalawadi, Chrisandra Shufelt , B. Delia Johnson, Leslee Shaw, Glenn D. Braunstein, Carl J. Pepine, Ricardo Azziz, Frank Stanczyk, Sarah Berga, Vera Bittner, George Sopko, C. Noel Bairey Merz, From the Women’s Heart Center, the Heart Institute and the Department of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and others)

Inhibitory effect of Estrogens on the Progression of Liver Disease, pp. 95-119
(Ichiro Shimizu—Department of Gastroenterology, Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School, Tokushima, Japan)-

The Role of Estrogen-Therapy in Postpartum Psychiatric Disorders: An Update., pp. 121-144
(Salvatore Gentile—Department of Mental Health ASL Salerno, Piazza Galdi, Tirreni (Salerno) Italy)

The Relationship between Estrogen and Schizophrenia, pp. 145-168
(A M Mortimer—Department of Psychiatry,The University of Hull, Cottingham Road, United Kingdom)-

Estrogen Treatment in Children, pp. 169-181
(Tutku Soyer, Olcay Evliyaoðlu——Kýrýkkale University Medical Faculty, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kýrýkkale, Turkey, and others.)-

Estrogens and Dentistry, pp. 183-214
(Ana Lia Anbinder, Department of Dentistry, University of Taubaté (UNITAU), Taubaté, São Paulo, Brazil, and Vanessa Ávila Sarmento Silveira, Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Pindamonhangaba (FAPI), Pindamonhangaba, São Paulo, Brazil)

Estrogen Effects on Platelets, pp. 215-230
(Mustafa Sahin—Baskent University, Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease Department, Ankara, Turkey)

The Ligand Binding Domain of the Human Estrogen Receptor Alpha: Mapping And Functions, pp. 231-272
(Yves Jacquot and Guy Leclercq—Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris6 ; CNRS, UMR 7613, “Synthèse, Structure et Fonction de Molécules Bioactives”, Paris, France, and others)-

Estrogen Receptor Subtype Ligand Selectivity: Molecular Structural Characteristics, pp. 273-306
(Snezana Agatonovic-Kustrin, School of Pharmacy and Applied Science, La Trobe University, Bendigo, Australia and Joseph V Turner, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)

Estrogen Receptor: Structure and Clinical Importance, pp. 307-317
(Viroj Wiwanitkit—Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok Thailand)-

Estrogen usage in Gays: Extraordinary Application, pp. 319-325
(Viroj Wiwanitkit—Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok Thailand)-


      Endocrinology Research and Clinical Developments
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 360 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-086-7
   Status: AV
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