Advances in Vasopressin and Oxytocin - From Genes to by Rainer Landgraf,Inga D. Neumann PDF

By Rainer Landgraf,Inga D. Neumann

ISBN-10: 0444532013

ISBN-13: 9780444532015

Vasopressin and oxytocin are the major hormones of the hypothalamo-neurohypophysial procedure, and are famous to be significantly considering antidiuresis, hard work, and milk ejection. This ebook highlights the newest learn on vasopressin and oxytocin, protecting a number of organic elements. The skill of either hormones to manage a number of features of social behaviours together with pair-bonding, aggression, maternal love, and sexual behaviour, is a first-rate concentration, as are their interactions with various different neuromodulators and transmitters. furthermore, the booklet illustrates the new improvement of vasopressin and oxytocin agonists/antagonists as capability medications to regard not just disturbances of physique fluid homeostasis, but additionally psychological problems, together with social phobia, autism, anxiousness, and melancholy. The promising mix of simple and scientific examine, comprising body structure, neuroendocrinology, behavioral biology, pharmacology, imaging and molecular genetics makes this publication a necessary addition to either specialists and scientists new to the sector alike.

• complete assessment of OXT and AVP body structure and behaviour
• each one bankruptcy covers a singular element of OXT and AVP learn and is written via a number one expert
• overview articles are perfect for specialists and newbies to the sector alike
• Discusses attention-grabbing behavioural results of oxytocin and vasopressin
• Summarizes the hot explosion of neuropeptide study, body structure and behavior, is in a single location

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