Sleep Hormones

Other | May 25, 2012

byGerald Litwack, Gerald Litwack

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First published in 1943,Vitamins and Hormonesis the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms.

Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack,Vitamins and Hormonescontinues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists and molecular biologists. Others interested in the structure and function of biologically active molecules like hormones and vitamins will, as always, turn to this series for comprehensive reviews by leading contributors to this and related disciplines.

This volume focuses on sleep hormones.



  • Contributions from leading authorities
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

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First published in 1943,Vitamins and Hormonesis the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms.Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack,Vitamins ...

Following a liberal arts education with a major in chemistry and biology at Hobart College, Gerald (Gerry) Litwack earned M.S. and PhD degrees in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin, Madison where he served as a Lecturer in Enzymology before starting a postdoctoral fellowship from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralys...

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Format:OtherDimensions:464 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:May 25, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123948398

ISBN - 13:9780123948397

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Table of Contents

  1. Neurohormones and Sleep
  2. Eric Frenette, Alben Lui and Michelle Cao

  3. The Role of Orexin/Hypocretin in the Central Nervous System and Peripheral Tissues
  4. Tomomi Tsunematsu and Akihiro Yamanaka

  5. Plasticity in Neurons Synthesizing Wake/Arousal Promoting Hormone Hypocretin/Orexin
  6. Xiao-Bing Gao

  7. Expression of Orexin Receptors in the Pituitary
  8. Tadeusz Kaminski and Nina Smolinska

  9. Transcriptional Regulation of the Hypocretin/Orexin Gene
  10. Susumu Tanaka

  11. Energy Expenditure: Role of Orexin
  12. Jennifer A. Teske and Vijayakumar Mavanji

  13. Orexins: Tissue Localization, Functions and its Relation to Insulin Secretion and Diabetes Mellitus
  14. Ernest Adeghate

  15. Orexin Neurons and Emotional Stress
  16. Tomoyuki Kuwaki and Wei Zhang

  17. Orexin and Central Regulation of Cardiorespiratory System
  18. Israt Z. Shahid, Ahmed A. Rahman and Paul M. Pilowsky

  19. Hypocretin/Orexin Involvement in Reward and Reinforcement
  20. Rodrigo A. España

  21. Glutamate and Orexin Neurons
  22. Ozhan Eyigor and Zehra Minbay

  23. Serotonin Conflict in Sleep-Feeding
  24. Katsunori Nonogaki

  25. Humoral Sleep Regulation; Interleukin-1 and Tumor Necrosis Factor
  26. Kathryn A. Jewett and James M. Krueger

  27. Action of Modafinil through Histaminergic and Orexinergic Neurons
  28. Tomoko Ishizuka, Tomotaka Murotani and Atsushi Yamatodani

  29. Anti-Parkinson Drugs and Orexin Neurons
  30. Hiroshi Katsuki and Shotaro Michinaga

  31. Cocaine and Nicotine Research Illustrates a Range of Hypocretin Mechanisms in Addiction
  32. Corey Baimel, Stephanie L. Borgland and William Corrigall

  33. Sleep and Orexins in Non-Mammalian Vertebrates
  34. Hélène Volkoff

  35. Orexin System in Teleost Fish

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