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Author Luck, Martin, 1952- author.

Title Hormones : a very short introduction / Martin Luck.

Publication Info. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  612.4 LUCK    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  612.4 LUCK    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 136 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Series Very short introductions ; 394
Very short introductions ; 394.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 126-130) and index.
Contents Hormones, history, and the shoulders of giants -- How hormones work -- The mysteries of reproduction -- Water, salt, and blood pressure -- The hard stuff : calcium, cells, bones, and cancer -- Appetite, fat, and obesity -- The thyroid gland -- Light and dark -- Changing perspectives.
Summary Martin Luck explains what hormones are, what they do, where they come from and how they work.
Subject Hormones.
Hormones. (OCoLC)fst00960219
Hormon. (DE-588)4025864-6
ISBN 9780199672875
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