By Edith Gláz,Paul Vecsei,P. N. Campbell,S. P. Datta,L. L. Engel
This quantity is made from 10 chapters and opens with a ancient heritage on aldosterone study, with emphasis at the discovery of the functionality of the adrenal cortex. the subsequent bankruptcy summarizes the equipment compatible for the overview 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, delivery, 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 lessen 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.
This booklet will entice biologists and biochemists.
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