Unformatted text preview: maturation Ovulation Corpus luteum Secretion of hormones Stimulates testosterone production Protein synthesis and cell growth through multiplication Conserves water Reduces urine volume Helps with dehydration Labor contractions Milk release Sexual arousal and orgasm??? Hormones (if any) produced by targets. Thyroid hormone (thyroxine) Glucocorticoids None Estrogen Estrogen Progesterone Testosterone Targets of endocrine glands Most tissues: bones, nervous system, GI tract, adipose tissue Most tissues: muscle cells, fat cells, liver Effects Bone and brain development, lipolysis etc. Protein and fat catabolism, gluconeogenesis. Fights stress Development of reproductive system, regulate menstrual cycle, sustain pregnancy, prepare mammary gland Stimulus Cold Stress Pregnancy Maturation of hypothalamus in puberty High protein meal Dehydration Suckling/cry of infant Labor Thyroid axis Adrenal axis Gonadal axis...
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2008 for the course KINS 2532 taught by Professor Sturges during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .
- Spring '08