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Unformatted text preview: b) Hypothalamus releases releasing hormones to the anterior pituitary gland c) These releasing factors stimulate ACTH to the adrenal cortex d) ACTH stimulates mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids from adrenal cortex e) These two hormones are derived from cholesterol; steroids f) These are the effects of mineralocorticoids Retention of sodium ions and water by kidneys Increased blood volume and pressure g) These are the effects of glucocorticoids Non-carbohydrate energy sources (fats and proteins) are converted to glucose Suppression of immune system ** Since amines and peptides are appropriate for short-term response, they are used for short-term response and vice versa...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2012 for the course ZOOLOGY 152 taught by Professor Stephengammie during the Fall '11 term at Wisconsin.
- Fall '11