Adrenals [chapter]

Erica L.T. van den Akker, Evangelia Charmandari
2010 Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology  
For this year's chapter on 'Adrenals', we have searched the PubMed for articles on 'adrenal' and 'steroidogenesis' published in English between June 1, 2009 and May 31, 2010. Our search yielded more than 5,500 citations. We have examined all citations individually and selected the following collection of basic research and clinical articles. Whenever possible, we have avoided topics that have been discussed in the Yearbook 2009, unless progress in the field has been incremental. Emerging themes
more » ... for this year's chapter include the effect of circadian transcription factors on glucocorticoid receptor action, the implications of ultradian glucocorticoid pulsatility on the expression of target genes, the role of neuropeptide hormone receptors and microRNAs in the diagnosis and treatment of adrenal cancer, and recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
doi:10.1159/000320657 fatcat:yw7l5msv7bbrfbjzpam6awbiqa