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lec 12 glucocorticoids - Glucocorticoids Introduction to...

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Page 1 Introduction to steroids in general: synthesis, regulation, mechanisms of action, development, physiology and related - diseases Adrenal gland: anatomy, histology, hormones, effects, feedback. cortisol secretion, receptors, mechanism of action and effects Cortisol: effects on glucose metabolism, anti-inflamatory action, regulation, synthetic cortisol, the stress response Cortisol related pathologies: Addison's disease and Cushing's syndrome Glucocorticoids 21 HPA axis Introduction HPA axis and its “story lines”
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