3 edition of Endocrine and nutritional control of basic biological functions found in the catalog.
Endocrine and nutritional control of basic biological functions
|Statement||edited by Hendrik Lehnert ... [et al.].|
|Series||Neuronal control of bodily function : basic and clinical aspects ;, v. 7, Neuronal control of bodily function ;, v. 7.|
|LC Classifications||QP356.4 .E518 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 557 p. :|
|Number of Pages||557|
|ISBN 10||0889370761, 3456820305|
|LC Control Number||91035313|
This is the table of contents for the book An Introduction to Nutrition (v. ). For more details on it (including licensing), click here. This book is licensed under a Creative Commons by-nc-sa license. The picture you have in your mind of the nervous system probably includes the brain, the nervous tissue contained within the cranium, and the spinal cord, the extension of nervous tissue within the vertebral suggests it is made of two organs—and you may not even think of the spinal cord as an organ—but the nervous system is a very complex structure.
It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format to describe the principles of anatomy and physiology in the biological systems, including evolution and the functions of each organ system. This book contains chapters in biological principles, scientific methods, biological system, nervous system, sensory system, motor system, endocrine. In vertebrates, most endocrine functions are isolated in specialized glands, several of which are derived from nervous tissue. The basic unit of all nervous tissue is the neuron, aggregations of which are called ganglia. The bundles of axons along which neurons transmit and receive impulses are called nerves.
The hypothalamus contains autonomic centers that control endocrine cells in the adrenal medulla via neuronal control. The pituitary gland, sometimes called the hypophysis or “master gland” is located at the base of the brain in the sella turcica, a groove of the . The endocrine system includes the pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pineal glands (Figure ). Some of these glands have both endocrine and non-endocrine functions. For example, the pancreas contains cells that function in digestion as well as cells that secrete the hormones insulin and glucagon, which regulate blood glucose levels.
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Endocrine and nutritional control of basic biological functions. Seattle: Hogrefe & Huber Publishers, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Ernährung: Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors /.
Basic Medical Endocrinology, Fourth Edition provides up-to-date coverage of rapidly unfolding advances in the understanding of hormones involved in regulating most aspects of bodily functions.
Topics are approached from the perspective of a physiologist with over 40 years of teaching experience. The functions of the endocrine system are intricately connected to the body’s nutrition.
This organ system is responsible for regulating appetite, nutrient absorption, nutrient storage, and nutrient usage, in addition to other functions, such as reproduction.
The Endocrine System and Nutrition. The tissues of your endocrine system -- made up of several glands throughout your body -- release hormones into your bloodstream.
These hormones control a range of processes. They help regulate your metabolism, control reproduction, maintain your internal clock and control your.
The book has been written for researchers and research clinicians interested in learning about the actions of endocrine disruptors and current evidence justifying concerns for human health but is useful for those approaching the subject for the first time, graduate. Title: Doing the Puzzle of Steroid Hormone Action: Biological Functions, Physiological and Clinical Significance of Plasma Membrane-Residing Glucocorticoid Recognizing Proteins VOLUME: 6 ISSUE: 3 Author(s):S.
Daufeldt and A. Allera Affiliation:Department of Clinical Biochemistry,University of Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, Bonn,Germany. Dietary proteins elicit a wide range of nutritional and biological functions. Endocrine and nutritional control of basic biological functions book their nutritional role as the source of amino acids for protein synthesis, they are instrumental in the regulation of food intake, glucose and lipid metabolism, blood pressure, bone metabolism and immune function.
Survival needs include nutrients (food), oxygen, water and an appropriate atmosphere. Nutrients Nutrients contained in food and liquids contain chemical substances used for energy and cell building.
Carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, proteins, and fats are all vital in maintaining a healthy body. The endocrine function, accomplished through a variety of types of cells called islets of Langerhans, is to regulate the level of glucose in the blood by stimulating the liver.
The two main types of islets of Langerhans are alpha and beta cells. The endocrine system consists of a series of glands that produce chemical substances known as hormones ().Like neurotransmitters, hormones are chemical messengers that must bind to a receptor in order to send their signal.
However, unlike neurotransmitters, which are released in close proximity to cells with their receptors, hormones are secreted into the bloodstream and travel throughout the. The endocrine system consists of ductless glands that work together and secrete different hormones to regulate the human body.
As an information signal system, hormones regulate many functions of an organism. There are many types of signaling involved in the endocrine system including: autocrine, paracrine, and juxtacrine. This lesson introduces the endocrine system and provides a brief overview of each endocrine gland.
It also provides the definition of hormones and describes their general function inside the body. This book examines how post-transcriptional mechanisms control endocrine function. This includes newly identified regulatory mechanisms involved in hormone biosynthesis, control of hormone receptors and the outputs of hormone mediated signal transduction.
Chapters address endocrine hormones. Human endocrine system - Human endocrine system - Traditional endocrinology: The body of knowledge of the endocrine system is continually expanding, driven in large part by research that seeks to understand basic cell functions and basic mechanisms of human endocrine diseases and disorders.
The traditional core of an endocrine system consists of an endocrine gland, the hormone it secretes. Applauded by medical students for its clarity, comprehensiveness, and portability, Endocrine Physiology, Fifth Edition delivers unmatched coverage of the fundamental concepts of hormone biological actions.
Book Description: Encyclopedia of Endocrine Diseases, Second Edition, comprehensively reviews the extensive spectrum of diseases and disorders that can occur within the endocrine system. It serves as a useful and comprehensive source of information spanning the many and varied aspects of the endocrine end metabolic system.
The system utilizes glands located throughout the body that secrete hormones. The hormones regulate a variety of bodily functions, including metabolism, digestion, blood pressure, and growth.
The endocrine system is not directly linked to the nervous system, but. 5 Examples of Physiological Effects of Natural Substances Present in Food and in Medicinal Plants Are Antioxidants Good for Health. Generation and Homeostatic Control of Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species Function of ROS/RNS as Signaling Molecules for Cellular Functions.
A brain is an organ that serves as the center of the nervous system in all vertebrate and most invertebrate animals. It is located in the head, usually close to the sensory organs for senses such as is the most complex organ in a vertebrate's body. In a human, the cerebral cortex contains approximately 14–16 billion neurons, and the estimated number of neurons in the cerebellum is.
These endocrine glands belong to the body’s control system and they produce hormones which help to regulate the functions of cells and tissues.
Some glands are specific to either male (testes) or female (ovaries) Major Endocrine Glands. Pituitary gland. Enclosed deep within the skull, the pituitary gland is the size of a pea. Bookshelf provides free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare. Search, read, and discover.
The pituitary gland produces hormones that control many of the other endocrine organs. The pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain beneath the hypothalamus and is no larger than a pea.
It is often considered the most important part of the endocrine system because it produces hormones that control many functions of other endocrine.Purchase The Endocrine System - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN