By Edith Gláz,Paul Vecsei,P. N. Campbell,S. P. Datta,L. L. Engel
This quantity is constituted of 10 chapters and opens with a ancient historical past on aldosterone examine, with emphasis at the discovery of the functionality of the adrenal cortex. the following bankruptcy summarizes the equipment compatible for the evaluate of aldosterone job, from investigations of mineral metabolism to selection of the focus of aldosterone or aldosterone metabolites; estimation of secretion of aldosterone; and exam of aldosterone metabolism. next chapters discover the biosynthesis, shipping, and metabolism of aldosterone; secretion of aldosterone, components affecting secretion, and the way it may be managed; pathological stipulations brought on by both a rise or a reduce in aldosterone secretion, together with aldosteronism, Conn's syndrome, hypoaldosteronism, and hypomineralocorticism. The healing makes use of of aldosterone are mentioned within the final bankruptcy.
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Aldosterone: International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology (International series of monographs in pure and applied biology. Division: Biochemistry, v. 6) by Edith Gláz,Paul Vecsei,P. N. Campbell,S. P. Datta,L. L. Engel