O

Oncogenes, 17

association with specific cancers, 523

hormonal functions and, 520-523 nuclear, 521, 522 Oocyte, diagram, 364-365 Oogenesis, 362 compared with spermatogenesis, 353-354 Opioid receptors, 160-161 Osmoreceptors, 118, 427 Osteocalcin, 269

Osteoclast, functional morphology, 273

Osteomalacia, 277-279 Osteoporosis, 278-279, 384-385 Ovaries diagram, 363 follicular maturation, 372 functions, 362 hormonal events, female reproductive cycle, 371 interactions with hypothalamus and pituitary, 368-369 removal, cancer treatment, 515 Ovulation, steroid receptors, 378, 381

Oxidases, mixed-function, 75 2,3-Oxidosqualene, cyclization,

58-59, 64 Oxygen, consumption, effect of thyroid hormones, 183, 186 Oxyntic glands, 231, 233 Oxyphil cells, 253-254 Oxytocin, 109 formation, 114

induction of uterine contractions, 129

mechanism of action, 127-130 pregnancy, 394 residues, interactions with neurophysins, 113, 115 role, 110

secretion, 126-128 structure, 111 suckling effects, 408, 410 uterine contractions, 399 Oxytocin receptor, 128, 129 classification, 125 concentration, 127

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