Hormones in body worksheet! - All of the hormones you need...

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Anterior Pituitary  Growth Hormone (GH)  Targets the liver, muscle, bone (protein, somatotroph) Cartilage, and other tissues anabolic hormone; stimulates somatic growth; moblizes fat and spares glucose.  Anterior Pituitary Thyroid stimulating hormone targets the thyroid gland. (TSH)  stimulates thyroid gland to  (glycoprotein, thyrotroph) release thyroid hormones.  tropic hormone Anterior Pituitary  Adrenocorticotropic hormone targets adrenal cortex;  (ACTH) promotes release of gluco- (polypeptide of 39 amino corticoids and androgens acids, corticotroph)  (mineralcorticoids to a  tropic hormone less extent).  Anterior Pituitary Follicle stimulating hormone targets ovaries and testes; (FSH) in females, stimulates ovarian (glycoproteins, gonadotroph) follicle maturation and estrog- tropic hormone en production; in males,  stimulates sperm production.  Anterior Pituitary Luteinizing hormone  Targets ovaries and testes:  (LH) in females, triggers ovulation (Glycoprotein, gonadotroph) and stimulates ovarian tropic hormone production of estrogen and  progesterone. In males,  promotes testosterone  production. Anterior Pituitary Prolactin targets breast secretory tissue (PRL)  promotes lactation (protein, lactotrophin)  Posterior Pituitary Oxytocin Targets uterus: stimulates  (peptide mostly from neurons uterin contractions; initiated  in paraventricular nucleus of labor; breast: initiates milk
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hypothalamus).  ejection.  Posterior Pituitary Antidiuretic hormone  targets kidneys; stimulates (ADH)  kidney tubule cells to  (peptide, mostly from neuron reabsorb water. in supraoptic nucleus of  hypothalamus).  Note: Tropic Hormones are hormones that regulate the action of othe Thyroid Gland Thyroxine  No target- is direct (T4) (part of thyroid hormone) Thyroid Gland Triiodothyronine No target- is direct (T3) (part of thyroid hormone) Parathyroid Gland Parathyroid hormone cAMP  (PTH)  Most important hormone for controlling the calcium in the blood. Precise control of the  calcium homeostasis is essent- ial for so many functions,  including transmission of nerve impluses, muscle contraction, and blood clotting.  Thyroid Gland  Calcitonin cAMP Its effect is to lower blood Calcium levels. Targets the skeleton, where it inhibits osteoclast activity, inhibiting bone resorption and release of Calcium from the bony matrix. stimulates calcium uptake and
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2010 for the course HEALTH SCI ANP1105 taught by Professor Joannakomorowski during the Fall '09 term at University of Ottawa.

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