Lecture+39_Endocrine4_Revised-3

Releases epinephrine 80 norepinephrine 20 binds

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Unformatted text preview: lla is a cluster of secretory neurons (chromaffin cells) –  Primary s=mulus for secre=on is sympathe=c nervous system ac=va=on. •  Releases epinephrine (80%) & norepinephrine (20%): –  binds alpha and beta adrenergic receptors –  reinforces sympathe=c ac=vity in general “fight- or- flight” response –  maintenance of arterial blood pressure –  increases blood glucose and blood faSy acids Fig 7- 2 p. 239 Cholesterol DHEA Pregnenolone 17-Hydroxypregnenolone Progesterone 17-Hydroxyprogesterone Dehydroepiandrosterone (adrenal cortex hormone) Androstenedione Estrone Testosterone Estra...
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2014 for the course NPB 101 taught by Professor Fuller,charles/goldberg,jack during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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