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Title Nutrition and reproduction / edited by George A. Bray and Donna H. Ryan
Published Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [1998]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  612.6 Bra/Nar  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 443 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Pennington Center nutrition series ; v. 8
Pennington Center nutrition series ; v. 8
Contents Hypothalamic Control of Gonadotropin Secretion: A Role for Leptin / Samuel M. McCann, M. Kimura and Anna Walczewska -- Nutritional Infertility: Mismanagement in Central Neuropeptidergic and Peripheral Insulin-Leptin Signaling / Satya P. Kalra, Bin Xu and Michael G. Dube -- Enterostatin and Other Neuropeptides That Affect Food Intake / David A. York -- Metabolic Links Between Nutrition and Reproduction: Signals, Sensors, and Pathways Controlling GNRH Secretion / Douglas L. Foster, Shoji Nagatani and David C. Bucholtz -- Glial Growth Factors Acting Via Tyrosine Kinase Receptors and the Neuroendocrine Control of Female Puberty / Sergio R. Ojeda, Ying J. Ma and Florence Rage -- Fasting and Reproduction in Non-human Primates / Judy L. Cameron -- The Intraovarian IGF-I Hypothesis: A 1996 Update / Eli Y. Adashi -- In Vitro Fertilization and Early Embryo Development / William Hansel and Jeong Mook Lim -- The Regulation of Retinoic Acid Receptor Expression by Retinoids in Mouse Embryos / Dianne Robert Soprano, Kenneth J. Soprano and D. M. Kochhar -- Fat, Follicles, and Fecundity: The Ruminant Paradigm / G. L. Williams -- Nutrition, Aging, and Reproduction in Rhesus Monkeys / Joseph W. Kemnitz, Karrie A. Holston and Ricki J. Colman -- Leptin and its Actions on the Reproduction System / Clement C. Cheung, Donald K. Clifton and Robert A. Steiner -- Maternal Nutrition and Fetal Growth: The Role of Insulin-like Growth Factors (IGFs) and IGF Binding Proteins (IGFBPs) / Victor K. M. Han and John R. G. Challis -- Placental Regulation of Nutrient Partitioning During Pregnancy / Alan W. Bell and Richard A. Ehrhardt -- Malnutrition in Late Gestation / George E. Shambaugh III -- Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Model for the Prediction and Prevention of Type II Diabetes / Thomas A. Buchanan, Siri L. Kjos and Ruth Peters -- The Fetal and Infant Origins of Cardiovascular Disease / C. N. Martyn and D. J. P. Barker -- Fetal Alcohol Abuse Syndrome: Nutritional Considerations / Ernest L. Abel -- Steroids and Regional Fat Distribution / Ahmed H. Kissebah -- Obesity and its Effect on Reproductive Function / Gladys Witt Strain and Barnett Zumoff -- Body Weight and Gonadotropin Secretion in Normal Women and Women with Reproductive Abnormalities / Janet E. Hall, Kathryn A. Martin and Ann E.Taylor -- Guidelines for Nutrition and Exercise During Pregnancy / Michelle F. Mottola -- Nutritional Origins of Athletic Amenorrhea / A. B. Loucks
Notes "Sponsored by the Pennington Biomedical Research Center."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Growth factors -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.
Human reproduction -- Nutritional aspects -- Congresses.
Neuropeptides -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.
Nutrition -- Congresses.
Pregnancy -- Nutritional aspects -- Congresses.
Reproduction -- Congresses.
Fetal Development.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Bray, George A.
Ryan, Donna H.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
LC no. 98010771
ISBN 0807123064 (cloth : alk. paper)