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Title Ghrelin : production, action mechanisms and physiological effects / Hiromasa Yamada and Kintaro Takahashi, editors.

Publication Info. New York : Nova Biomedical, Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, [2012]

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Description 1 online resource.
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Series Physiology - laboratory and clinical research
Physiology : Laboratory and Clinical Research.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents ""GHRELIN: PRODUCTION, ACTION MECHANISMS AND PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS""; ""GHRELIN: PRODUCTION, ACTION MECHANISMS AND PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS""; ""Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Chapter I: Nucleotide Polymorphisms, Transcriptional Analysis, Gene Expression of the Bovine Growth Hormone Secretagogue Receptor 1A (GHS-R1A) Gene and Its Genetic Association with Growth and Carcass Traits in Cattle""; ""Abstract""; ""Introduction""
""1. Nucleotide Polymorphisms from the 5�-Flanking Region to the 3�-UTR of the GHS-R1A Gene and its Molecular Evolution""""Microsatellite ((TG)n) Polymorphism and Molecular Evolution""; ""Nucleotide Polymorphism""; ""Allele Frequency of nt-7(C>A), L24V, DelR242 and the Microsatellite ((GTTT)n)""; ""Haplotype frequency of the [microsatellite ((TG)n] � [nt-7(C>A) ] � [L24V] -- [DelR242] � [microsatellite ((GTTT)n)]""; ""2. 5� -UTR Transcriptional Analysis of the Bovine GHS-R1a Gene""
""3. Age-Related Changes in the GHS-R1 and GHS-R1b mRNA Expressions in Several Tissues Including the Arcuate Nucleusand Pituitary Gland""""4. Genetic Association between the 5�UTR Microsatellite ((TG)n) of the GHS-R1a Geneand Growth and Carcass Traits in Japanese Black Cattle""; ""5. The Translational Hypothesis That Any Significant Genetic Association with Growth and Carcass Traits Is Attributable to Differences in the Secondary Structure of GHS-R1b mRNA""
""6. Prediction of the Potential Increase in Profitability Due to Increased Carcass Weight through Planned Matings Based on DNA testing of the 5�UTR Microsatellite ((TG)n)of the GHS-R1a gene""""Conclusion""; ""References""; ""Chapter II: The Role of the Pro-Ghrelin Derived Peptides in the Iris Muscle Regulation: Implications in Glaucoma Pathophysiology""; ""Abstract""; ""Introduction""; ""Iris Sphincter Muscle""; ""The Iris Dilator Muscle""; ""Anterior Segment""; ""Posterior Segment""; ""Other Effects in the Eye""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""References""
""Chapter III: Ghrelin: Expression and Functions in the Central Nervous System""""Abstract""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Ghrelin in the Brain In Situ""; ""2. Biological Effects of Ghrelin on the Brainand the Pituitary Gland, and Mechanismof Ghrelin Activity""; ""3. Expression and Effects of Ghrelinduring Development""; ""4. Ghrelin and Memory Formation under Normal and Pathological Conditions""; ""Conclusion""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""References""; ""Chapter IV: Role of Central Ghrelin in the Gastric Accommodation and Reflex Swallowing""; ""Abstract""; ""1. Introduction""
Language English.
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Subject Ghrelin.
Metabolism -- Regulation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Yamada, Hiromasa.
Takahashi, Kintaro.
Other Form: Print version: Ghrelin New York : Nova Biomedical, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2012] 9781619424005 (hbk.) (DLC) 2011277741
ISBN 9781619424005 hbk.
9781619424432 (eBook)
1619424002 (hbk.)