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First released in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial released by way of educational Press. The Editorial Board now displays services within the box of hormone motion, diet motion, X-ray crystal constitution, body structure, and enzyme mechanisms.

Under the able and certified editorial management of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones keeps to post state of the art studies of curiosity to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, mobile biologists, and molecular biologists. Others attracted to the constitution and serve as of biologically lively molecules like hormones and supplements will, as regularly, flip to this sequence for entire stories by way of top participants to this and similar disciplines.

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1992). Cloning and sequencing of a rat type II activin receptor. FEBS Lett. 312, 53–56. Shore, E. , Feldman, G. , Fenstermacher, D. , Cho, T. , Choi, I. , Connor, J. , Glaser, D. , Rogers, J. , et al. (2006). A recurrent mutation in the BMP type I receptor ACVR1 causes inherited and sporadic fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva. Nat. Genet. 38, 525–527. , and Tsuchida, K. (2000). Activin and follistatin. In “Skeletal Growth Factor,” (E. ). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, pp. 251–263.

Wrana, J. , Celeste, A. , and Attisano, L. (2003). Myostatin signals through a transforming growth factor beta-like signaling pathway to block adipogenesis. Mol. Cell. Biol. 23, 7230–7242. , Persico, M. , Ibanez, C. , and Brivanlou, A. H. (2001). The orphan receptor ALK7 and the Activin receptor ALK4 mediate signaling by Nodal proteins during vertebrate development. Genes Dev. 15, 2010–2022. , and Edlund, H. (2008). Toward a renewable source of pancreatic beta-cells. Nat. Biotechnol. 26, 397–398.

S. (2003). Structures of an ActRIIB: activin A complex reveal a novel binding mode for TGF-b ligand:receptor interactions. EMBO J. 22, 1555–1566. Tsuchida, K. (2004). Activins, myostatin and related TGF-b family members as novel therapeutic targets for endocrine, metabolic and immune disorders. Curr. Drug Target Immune Endocr. Metabol. Disord. 4, 157–166. , and Inokuchi, K. (2009). Activin signaling as an emerging target for therapeutic interventions. Cell Commun. Signal. 7, 15–25. Walsh, F. , and Celeste, A.

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