Gonads - a. glucocorticoids (steroids)- regulate glucose...

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Gonads: Androgens - steroids 1. Estrogen 2. Progesterone 3. Testosterone E. Adrenal Glands 1. Adrenal Medulla (modified amino acid) - adrenaline, noradrenaline - fright or flight - increase heart rate, resp. rate, blood glucose - direct blood towards brain, away from gut - neural activation 2. Adrenal Cortex
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Unformatted text preview: a. glucocorticoids (steroids)- regulate glucose metabolism- stimulated by ACTH (pituitary)- stress >> ACTHRH >> ACTH >> Glucocorticoids-- increase blood glucose b. aldosterone (steroid)- drop in blood sodium >> aldosterone >> Na reabsorption in kidney increased c. testosterone (less than testes)...
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