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Focus Issue: Endocrine Signaling from Clinic to Cell

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Sci. Signal.  12 Oct 2010:
Vol. 3, Issue 143, pp. eg9
DOI: 10.1126/scisignal.3143eg9

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Disrupted or aberrant endocrine signaling has profound effects on the health of both children and adults. This issue focuses attention on endocrine signaling mediated by G protein–coupled receptor and receptor tyrosine kinase pathways involved in endocrine signaling, especially those critical in child development and health. Research in this issue highlights gender-specific differences in glucocorticoid signaling, which have implications for gender-specific treatment of inflammatory diseases.

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