Overview for Endocrinology: Hormones and Human Health
Endocrinology is the branch of physiology and medicine concerned with endocrine glands and hormones. This book emphasizes on the endocrine system that contains a network of ductless glands that play an indispensable role in human Health. The relationship between hormones, receptors, and cellular responses are extensively narrated in a lively and incisive style. All endocrine glands, their secretions and laboratory evaluations, and relative disorders are elaborated in a highly accessible and comprehensive manner. The feedback loops to suppress or to augment the production of hormones for related physiological responses and the biotechnological approach for the commercial production of hormones as pharmaceuticals are thoroughly discussed.
Prakash S Lohar (Author)
Dr. Prakash S. Lohar, reader, department of Zoology and Coordinator, Biotechnology and medical Laboratory technology, M.G.S.Mâ€™s Arts, Science and Commerce College, Chopda, has a masterâ€™s degree in Zoology from Poona University, M.Phil. from S.G. university, Surat and Ph.D. from Saurashtra University, Rajkot with the best academic record. He has 16 years of teaching experience in Physiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, genetics, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, and Medical laboratory technology. His research interest ranges from heavy metal intoxication to cytogenetics. He has presented papers at many national conferences and published 20 research papers in well-reputed journals. He has also written a comprehensive book on Biotechnology. He plays a significant role in introducing job-oriented courses like Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, medical Laboratory technology and Pathology and has thus always motivated students to the vast array of the field Life science. He is also a member of the Indian Association of Aquatic Biologists (IAAB), Hyderabad.