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First released in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial released by means 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 maintains to post state-of-the-art reports of curiosity to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, telephone biologists, and molecular biologists. Others drawn to the constitution and serve as of biologically energetic molecules like hormones and supplementations will, as regularly, flip to this sequence for finished reports by way of major participants to this and similar disciplines.

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Endocrinol. 16, 249–258. Shieh, S. , and Tsai, M. J. (1991). Cell-specific and ubiquitous factors are responsible for the enhancer activity of the rat insulin II gene. J. Biol. Chem. 266, 16708–16714. , Zhang, Y. , and Kojima, I. (1999). Impaired differentiation of endocrine and exocrine cells of the pancreas in transgenic mouse expressing the truncated type II activin receptor. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1450, 1–11. Smart, N. , Apelqvist, A. , Harmon, E. , Topper, J. , MacDonald, R. , and Kim, S. K.

Activin receptor-like kinases: Structure, function and clinical implications. Endocr. Metab. Immune Disord. Drug Targets 6, 45–58. , and Choe, S. (2003). The BMP7/ActRII extracellular domain complex provides new insights into the cooperative nature of receptor assembly. Mol. Cell 11, 605–617. , Vega, M. , Allendorph, G. , Fischer, W. , and Choe, S. (2004). A flexible activin explains the membrane-dependent cooperative assembly of TGF-b family receptors. Mol. Cell 15, 485–489. Groppe, J. , Shore, E.

Nodal signals to Smads through Cripto-dependent and Cripto-independent mechanisms. Mol. Cell 7, 949–957. Zhang, Y. E. (2009). Non-Smad pathways in TGF-beta signaling. Cell Res. 19, 128–139. , and Wang, Q. (2006). Activin receptor-like kinase 7 induces apoptosis of pancreatic beta cells and beta cell lines. Diabetologia 49, 506–518. , Matsuoka, T. , Hagman, D. , Parazzoli, S. , and Stein, R. (2005). The islet beta cell-enriched MafA activator is a key regulator of insulin gene transcription. J. Biol.

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