Sex Problems in Practice

S. Carne
1983 Postgraduate medical journal  
Book reviews 275 relation of the HLA system to endocrine disease. Paul Franchimont again reveals his clarity of thought in his chapter on the gonadotrophins. Christopher Edwards and his colleagues provide a chapter blending basic biochemistry and clinical applications in dealing with the renin-angiotensin and aldosterone system. Hendy and Kronenberg outline the role of recombinant DNA technology in the field of endocrinology. The pioneers of the cytochemical bioassay, Chayen and Bitensky, give
more » ... critical state of the art account of the field they developed. Roger Ekins shows his mastery of the field of free hormones in a scholarly review of the different models of hormone delivery. All in all, a book for the connoisseur, which I would commend both to the clinician updating his basic knowledge and to the basic scientist exploring the clinical applications of his methodology. R. HALL,
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