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Unformatted text preview: -Pathway : Gland (neuron) endocrine/hormone effector-Endocrine/hormone-differ in type: mechanism of action -Types of hormones: 1) Amine hormones:-derived from tyrosine (C ring)-examples:-Thyroid gland (T3 and T4)** (2 C rings)-Hypothalamus (dopamine)-Adrenal medulla (autonomic, sympathetic) -norepinepherine, and epinephrine 2) Peptide hormones:-chain amino acids- proteins -Synthesized as prohormones-packaged into secretory vesicles-stored in vesicles-released on demand-examples: -insulin-hypothalamic release hormones-pitutary hormones-gastrointestinal hormones 3) steroid hormones-synthesized from cholesterol-lipothilic-hydrophobic/nonpolar-needs binding protein-alter DNA transcription-Produced by gonad, adrenal cortex, placenta...
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course EEOB 232 taught by Professor Bronson during the Spring '07 term at Ohio State.
- Spring '07