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Fig 19 9 p 696 adrenal cortex mineralocor4coids mainly

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Unformatted text preview: l rhythm Hypothalamus The “Stress Response”: Cor4sol Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) Anterior pituitary Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) Adrenal cortex Cortisol Metabolic fuels and building blocks available to help resist stress Blood glucose (by stimulating gluconeogenesis and inhibiting glucose uptake) Blood amino acids (by stimulating protein degradation) Blood fatty acids (by stimulating lipolysis) + lots of other stuff! Fig. 19-9, p. 696 Adrenal Cortex •  Mineralocor4coids: –  mainly aldosterone –  secre=on regulated by angiotensin (not ACTH) –  causes increase Na+ reabsorp=on and K+ secre=on, par=cularly in renal tubule •  helps retain water and...
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