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Unformatted text preview: B. Hormones: chemical diversity - 1. peptides (gene products) generally small. . few to 30 amino acids (Eckert p.296) some proteins (200 amino acids or more; e.g. insulin, GH, TSH) 2. modified amino acids epinephrine (adrenaline), norepinephrine (noradrenaline) thyroid hormone (thyroxine - tyrosine dimer) 3. steroids- cholesterol-like progesterone, estrogen, testosterone, aldosterone 4. modified fatty acids prostaglandins...
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course BIO BSC1010 taught by Professor Gwenhauner during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10