What are the different types of hormones that we need to know in this class? (3) Name a fact about each about how its synthesized.
Name 4, 2, and 3 examples of each.
Peptide hormones - oxytocin, vasopressin, hypothalamic releasing/inhibiting, and leptin - like peptide NTs, expressed in cells genetically.
Amines - norepinephrine and melatonin - synthesized from AAs (no specific genes)
Steroids: androgens, estrogens, cortisol - hydrophobic, all derived from cholesterol, produced by a particular cell determined by which enzymes that cell expresses.