By John K Young; Recorded Books, Inc
During this direction, Howard college professor John okay. younger seems at how the human physique is built and the way it may malfunction if no longer accurately maintained. those lectures deal with not just the elemental anatomical bones and organs that represent the human shape, but in addition the position every one performs within the synchronized attempt to maintain us alive.
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5th ed. New York: Benjamin Cummings, 2007. , et al. ” PLoS Pathogens. Vol. 2, pp. 164–168, 2006. , et al. ” Archives of Diseases of Children. Vol. 90, pp. 19–25, 2005. 29 Lecture 6: Spinal Cord and Brain The Suggested Reading for this lecture is Elaine N. Marieb, Jon Mallatt, and Patricia Brady Wilhelm’s Human Anatomy (chapters 12, 13, and 14). The central nervous system (CNS) of the human originates in the embryo as a simple, hollow tube called the neural tube. As the CNS develops further, the portion of the neural tube that forms the spinal cord retains a rather simple organization.
They are actually composed of two portions, an outer cortex and an inner medulla, that contain two completely different types of cells and which secrete two completely different types of hormones. The outer adrenal cortex secretes hormones like cortisol that stimulate the release of glucose from the liver and which suppress the function of the immune system. Cortisol is a steroid hormone, derived from the cholesterol molecule, and is chemically very different from protein hormones. In patients suffering from an excessive activity of the immune system, as in severe arthritis, administration of a cortisol precursor called prednisone can temporarily relieve symptoms.
How do the signals originating in this second system differ from endocrine signals? , Jon Mallatt, and Patricia Brady Wilhelm. Human Anatomy. 5th ed. New York: Benjamin Cummings, 2007. Other Books of Interest Young, John K. Hormones: Molecular Messengers. New York: FranklinWatts, 1994. , et al. ” Journal of Clinical Investigation. Vol. 115, pp. 3484–3493, 2005. , et al. ” Genome Biology. Vol. 7, pp. R72–R77, 2006. , et al. ” Arthritis and Rheumatism. Vol. 56, pp. 2211–2215, 2007. , et al. ” Cell.
Human anatomy : the beauty of form and function by John K Young; Recorded Books, Inc