16. Thyroid Hormone Actions on Glioma Cells

  1. Prof. Dr. Achille G. Gravanis2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Synthia H. Mellon3
  1. Min Zhou,
  2. Harold K. Kimelberg,
  3. Faith B. Davis and
  4. Paul J. Davis

Published Online: 2 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527633968.ch16

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis

How to Cite

Zhou, M., Kimelberg, H. K., Davis, F. B. and Davis, P. J. (2011) Thyroid Hormone Actions on Glioma Cells, in Hormones in Neurodegeneration, Neuroprotection, and Neurogenesis (eds A. G. Gravanis and S. H. Mellon), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527633968.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Crete, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Stavrakia, 71110 Heraklion, Greece

  2. 3

    University of California, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, The Center for Reproductive Sciences, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA

Author Information

  1. Ordway Research Institute, Signal Transduction Laboratory, Albany, NY 12208, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527326273

Online ISBN: 9783527633968

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Keywords:

  • thyroxine;
  • glioma cell;
  • nongenomic action;
  • thyroid hormones;
  • tumor;
  • tetrac

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Origins of Glioma

  • Glioma Cell Biology

  • Thyroid Hormone Analogs, Transport, and Metabolism

  • Thyroid Hormones and Brain Development

  • Nongenomic Actions of Thyroid Hormones

  • Hypothyroidism Suppresses Growth of Glioma in Patients

  • Molecular Mechanisms of Hypothyroidism-Induced Clinical Suppression of Glioma Progression

  • Future Perspectives

  • References