2081endocpost - Endocrine System Types of communication...

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    Endocrine System Types of  communication Types of  messengers Nervous-Endocrine  Interaction Specific glands:  thyroid, adrenal,  pancreas, gonads
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    Messenger Types                                       Endocrine Autocrine Paracrine
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    Paracrine Functions Cytokines Growth factors Prostaglandins Many systems including reproductive and  immune NSAIDs: aspirin, Cox-2, Vioxx
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    Prostaglandins --> Inflammation Allergies Singulair Cox1 Cox2 Stomach lining Aspirin Vioxx, Celebrex
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    Endocrine functions are determined  by receptor location estrogen/estradiol alpha ( α ) and  beta( β ) fr. Gustafsson 1999
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    Types of hormones : Hydrophilic OR hydrophobic Requires carrier for blood stream OR travels alone Receptor  on  cell surface OR  within  cell
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    Nervous- Endocrine  Interaction The  Hypothalamus- Pituitary-Adrenal  Axis
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOSCI 0150 taught by Professor Dr.roberts during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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