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Endocrine Physiology

Maria I. New, MD
JAMA. 1986;255(14):1944. doi:10.1001/jama.1986.03370140142047.
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Review of Constance Martin's book finds it to be an excellent, comprehensive work on steroid and peptide hormones. The book is organized in an interesting way: systems are discussed according to function.

Most endocrine systems are well described. This includes a clear and complete discussion of the current knowledge of neuroendocrinology and the role of the autonomic nervous system in hormonal regulation. New roles for peptides in mediating hormone action and current information about newly discovered peptides and nonsteroidal hormones important to endocrine systems are presented.

One of the outstanding features of this book is that it provides the endocrinologist with an excellent basic test on peptides and steroid biochemistry and cell physiology. These chapters are well written and replete with easily comprehended diagrams and illustrations. Another great strength is the comparative approach to an in-depth description of endocrine systems in mammals other than man. Although the book only touches

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