Neuroendocrinology : An Integrative Approach
This book provides a much-needed introduction to neuroendocrinology from a zoological and evolutionary perspective. It covers the evolution, development and description of the neuroendocrine system throughout the animal kingdom.
Specific topics covered include:
- The Evolution of early neuroendocrine systems in primitive animals
- Structural characterisation, molecular biology and biochemistry of neuroendocrine agents
- A profiles section on unusual aspects of neuroendocrine physiology written by leaders in the field
- A unique section on the actions of environmental chemicals effect neuroendocrine systems in various species