Publisher: Birkhäuser Basel; 1 edition (May 11, 2001)
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Following 50 years of glucocorticoid use in a scientific environment, an overseas physique of professional scientists and physicians offers the main expansive survey of glucocorticoid pharmacology to this point. This paintings lines the heritage of glucocorticoid biology from the seminal description of glucocorticoid insufficiency by way of Thomas Addison within the mid-19th century, as much as present advances in elucidating the molecular foundation of glucocorticoid motion. vital discoveries are provided, as good as milestones in drug improvement, a survey of present medical perform, and customers for novel glucocorticoid-based therapeutics. Scientists and clinicians will have fun with the scope of this paintings, which is of precise curiosity to employees within the fields of endocrinology, irritation and autoimmune sickness.