Hypothalamic and anterior pituitary horomones

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Hypothalamic and anterior pituitary horomones
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  1. five endocrine axes
    • growth hormone axis
    • adrenal axis
    • thyroid axis
    • reproductive axis
    • lactation axis
  2. hypothalamic hormones involved in the growth hormone axis
    GHRH
  3. anterior pituitary hormones involved in the growth hormone axis
    GH (Somatoropin)
  4. target organ of the growth hormone axis
    liver
  5. target organ hormones involved in the growth axis
    IGFs: insulin-like growth factors
  6. Action of the growth hormone axis
    • growth
    • insulin/glucagon regulation
  7. hypothalamic hormone involved in the adrenal axis
    CRH: Corticotropin releasing hormone
  8. anterior pituitary hormone involved in the adrenal axis
    ACTH (Corticotropin)
  9. target organ of the adrenal axis
    adrenal cortex
  10. target organ hormones of the adrenal axis
    cortiocosteroids
  11. action of the adrenal axis
    carbohydrate/ion metabolism
  12. hypothalamic hormones of the thyroid axis
    TRH (thyrotropin releasing hormone)
  13. anterior pituitary hormones of the thyroid axis
    TSH (thyrotropin)
  14. Target organ of the thyroid axis
    thyroid
  15. target organ hormones of the thyroid axis
    • T3
    • T4
  16. action of the thyroid axis
    metabolism
  17. hypothalamic hormones of the reproductive axis
    GnRH (gonadotropin releasing hormone)
  18. anterior pituitary hormones of the reproductive axis
    • FSH (follicle stimulating hormone)
    • LH (leutenizing hormone)
  19. target organs of the reproductive axis
    gonads
  20. target organ hormones of the reproductive axis
    • estradiol
    • progesterone
    • testosterone
  21. action of the reproductive axis
    reproduction
  22. hypothalamic hormone of the lactation axis
    • PRF (prolactin-releasing factor)
    • PRIF (prolactin-release inhibiting factor)
  23. anterior pituitary hormones of the lactation axis
    prolactin
  24. target organ of the lactation axis
    mammary glands
  25. target organ hormones of the reproductive axis
    none
  26. action of the lactation axis
    lactation

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