Hormones

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Bachelors Biology Flashcards on Hormones, created by try2bangel on 07/01/2015.
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Prolactin peptide anterior pituitary mam glad/milk production
Growth Hormone peptide anterior pituitary ^ bone&musc growth&cell turnover
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) peptide anterior pituitary ^ synthesis&release of TH
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) peptide anterior pituitary ^ growth & secretory activity of ad ctx
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) peptide anterior pituitary ovary/follicle dev, testes/spermatogenesis
Luteinizing Hormone (LH) peptide anterior pituitary ovary/ovulation; testes/testerone syn
Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) peptide posterior pituitary water retention
Oxytocin peptide posterior pituitary breast milk letdwn, uterus contractn
Thyroid Hormone (TH) mod. aa thyroid ^ metabolic rate & temp
Calcitonin peptide thyroid decr [Ca2+] (bone & kidney)
Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) peptide thyroid (parathyroid) ^ [Ca2+] (bone, kidney, sml intestine)
Epinephrine mod. aa ad. medulla sympathetic response
Thymosin peptide thymus T cell dev during childhood (children only)
Cortisol steroid ad. ctx long-term stress response; ^[glucose], prot catabolim, decr inflammation&immunity
Aldosterone steroid ad. ctx ^ Na+ reabs (^bp)
Sex Hormones steroids ad. ctx bad when adrenal tumour overprod these
Glucagon peptide pancreas (alpha) ^ bld glu & decr glycogen& fat store
Insulin peptide pancreas (beta) decr [glucose] & ^ glycogen & fat store
Somatostatin peptide pancreas (delta) inhibit digestive processes
Testosterone steroid testes spermatogenesis
Estrogen steroid ovaries/placenta endometrial growth
Progesterone steroid ovaries/placenta endometrial secretions
Releasing & Inhibiting Factors peptide hypothalamus mod. ant. pituitary activity
Erythropoietin peptide kidney ^ RBC synthesis
Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF) peptide heart ^urination (decr bp)
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