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B.A. Breen

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1938– ),

born St Arnaud, Victoria, is a teacher in the Victorian Education Department. He has published two books of verse, Behind My Eyes (1968), inter im (1973, a tiny pamphlet)...

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AR Signaling in Prostate Cancer Regulates a Feed-Forward Mechanism of Androgen Synthesis by Way of <i>HSD3B1</i> Upregulation

Daniel Hettel, Ao Zhang, Mohammad Alyamani, Michael Berk and Nima Sharifi.

in Endocrinology

P ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Medical Oncology; Reproductive Medicine. 3994 words.

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3βHSD1 enzymatic activity is essential for synthesis of potent androgens from adrenal precursor steroids in prostate cancer. A germline variant in HSD...

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The endocrinology of liver disease

Alessandro Antonelli, Clodoveo Ferri and Poupak Fallahi.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 7747 words.

The liver plays a significant role in glucose, lipid, insulin, glucagon, thyroid, and steroid hormone metabolism, and in energy homeostasis. Therefore, it is unsurprising that liver...

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Neuroendocrine tumours of the gastrointestinal tract: an appraisal of the past and perspectives for the future

Irvin M Modlin, Bjorn I Gustafsson and Mark Kidd.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 12214 words.

Although Siegfried Oberndorfer is rightly credited with introducing the term karzinoide (carcinoma-like) in 1907, T. Langhans had in 1867 described a submucosal tumour that resembled poorly...

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Endocrine evaluation

Hermann M. Behre and Eberhard Nieschlag.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 3903 words.

The main constituent of endocrine laboratory diagnosis of testicular dysfunction is the determination of the gonadotropins, luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)...

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The generation and use of human embryonic stem cells

Mikael C. O. Englund and Christopher L. R. Barratt.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 6648 words.

Ever since the first human embryonic stem cells (hES) were successfully derived and propagated in 1998 (1), an obvious topic of discussion has been the development of novel therapies based...

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2

Niamh M. Martin, Karim Meeran and Stephen R. Bloom.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 2449 words.

Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (MEN 2) is a rare cancer susceptibility syndrome which has at least three distinct variants: MEN 2A, MEN 2B, and familial medullary thyroid carcinoma...

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Familial hypercholesterolaemia

Gilbert R. Thompson.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 5513 words.

Familial hypercholesterolaemia (OMIM 143890) is characterized by hypercholesterolaemia from birth, with the subsequent development of cutaneous and tendon xanthomas and premature onset of...

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Biosynthesis, transport, metabolism, and actions of thyroid hormones

Theo J. Visser.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 13828 words.

In healthy humans with a normal iodine intake, the thyroid follicular cells produce predominantly the prohormone thyroxine (3,3′,5,5′-tetraiodothyronine; T4), which is converted in...

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1

R.V. Thakker.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 4589 words.

Multiple endocrine neoplasia (1, 2) is characterized by the occurrence of tumours involving two or more endocrine glands within a single patient. The disorder has previously been referred...

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Immunology of type 1 diabetes mellitus

Mark Peakman.

in Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes

July 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Endocrinology and Diabetes. 10067 words.

The concept that the pathological hallmark of type 1 diabetes—namely, irreparable damage to β‎ cells—is the result of an autoimmune process has gained sustained credence since it was first...

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