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Unformatted text preview: (ACTH) ===> cortisol, aldosterone- cortisol in inhibits protein synthesis, stimulates gluconeogenesis (synthesis of glucose from proteins), inhibits conversion of carbohydrates to fats- aldosterone regulates electrolytes, especially sodium Gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) or leuteinizing hormone releasing hormone (LHRH) ===> luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) ===> gonads ===> androgens or estrogens and progesterone- sexual differentiation during development- LH and FSH also stimulate gametogenesis and, in females, ovulation NEUROHYPOPHYSIAL HORMONES stimulation of cervix, nipples ===> oxytocin- "turns on" maternal behavior- stimulates mammary glands, causing milk ejection low blood pressure ===> vasopressin or antidiuretic hormone (ADH)- causes kidneys to retain more water...
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- Fall '08