TY - CHAP A1 - Ichiro Sakata A2 - Takafumi Sakai ED1 - Gianluca Aimaretti with Paolo Marzullo ED2 - Flavia Prodam Y1 - 2011-10-26 PY - 2011 T1 - The Gut Peptide Hormone Family, Motilin and Ghrelin N2 - The purpose of the present volume is to focus on more recent aspects of the complex regulation of hormonal action, in particular in 3 different hot fields: metabolism, growth and reproduction. Modern approaches to the physiology and pathology of endocrine glands are based on cellular and molecular investigation of genes, peptide, hormones, protein cascade at different levels. In all of the chapters in the book all, or at least some, of these aspects are described in order to increase the endocrine knowledge. BT - Update on Mechanisms of Hormone Action SP - Ch. 1 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/16908 DO - 10.5772/16908 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-08-01 ER -