Vitamin D Hormone by Litwack

Vitamin D Hormone


Hardcover | February 2, 2016

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First published in 1943,Vitamins and Hormonesis the longest-running serial published by Academic Press.

The Series provides up-to-date information on vitamin and hormone research spanning data from molecular biology to the clinic. A volume can focus on a single molecule or on a disease that is related to vitamins or hormones. A hormone is interpreted broadly so that related substances, such as transmitters, cytokines, growth factors and others can be reviewed.

This volume focuses on vitamin D hormone.

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  • In depth current information at the molecular to the clinical levels

About The Author

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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Title:Vitamin D HormoneFormat:HardcoverDimensions:502 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:February 2, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128048247

ISBN - 13:9780128048245

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Table of Contents

  1. Vitamin D: Historical Overview
    Hector F. DeLuca
  2. Genomic Determinants of Vitamin D Regulated Gene Expression
    J. Wesley Pike, Mark B. Meyer, Nancy A. Benkusky, Seong Min Lee, Hillary St. John, Alex Carlson, Melda Onal and Sohel Shamsuzzaman
  3. Inhibitors for the Vitamin D Receptor Coregulator Interaction
    Kelly A. Teske, Olivia Yu and Leggy A. Arnold
  4. Structural Studies of Vitamin D Nuclear Receptor Ligand-Binding Properties
    Anna Y. Belorusova and Natacha Rochel
  5. Crystal Structure of the Vitamin D Receptor Ligand-binding Domain with Lithocholic Acids
    Teikichi Ikura and Nobutoshi Ito
  6. 25-Hydroxyvitamin D-24-Hydroxylase (CYP24A1): a Key Regulator of 1,25(OH)2D3Catabolism and Calcium Homeostasis
    Vaishali Veldurthy, Ran Wei, Megan Campbell, Kamil Lupicki, Puneet Dhawan and Sylvia Christakos
  7. Analogs of 1± ,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D3in Clinical Use
    Hector F. DeLuca and Lori A. Plum
  8. 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin D and Klotho: A Tale of Two Renal Hormones Coming of Age
    Mark R. Haussler, G. Kerr Whitfield, Carol A. Haussler, Marya S. Sabir, Zainab Khan, Ruby Sandoval and Peter W. Jurutka
  9. Hedgehog and Vitamin D Signaling Pathways in Development and Disease
    M. Kyle Hadden
  10. Molecular Approaches for Optimizing Vitamin D Supplementation
    Carsten Carlberg
  11. The Role of Vitamin D3 in the Development and Neuroprotection of Midbrain Dopamine Neurons
    Rowan P. Orme, Charlotte Middleditch, Lauren Waite and Rosemary A. Fricker
  12. Vitamin D and Cardiac Differentiation
    Irene M. Kim, Keith C. Norris and Jorge N. Artaza
  13. Vitamin D in Prostate Cancer
    Jungmi Ahn, Sulgi Park, Baltazar Zuniga, Alakesh Bera, Chung Seog Song and Bandana Chatterjee
  14. Metabolism and Action of 25-Hydroxy-19-nor-Vitamin D3in Human Prostate Cells
    Eiji Munetsuna, Atsushi Kittaka, Tai C Chen and Toshiyuki Sakaki
  15. Vitamin D Analogs with Nitrogen Atom at C2 Substitution and Effect on Bone Formation
    Atsushi Kittaka, Masashi Takano and Hiroshi Saitoh
  16. Mechanistic Insights of Vitamin D Anti-Cancer Effects
    Yingyu Ma, Candace S. Johnson and Donald L. Trump
  17. Vitamin D Signaling Modulators in Cancer Therapy
    Wei Luo, Candace S. Johnson and Donald L. Trump