Target/Effect

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braelamr
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267486
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Target/Effect
Updated:
2014-03-22 16:55:53
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hormones
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endocrine
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hormones
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  1. This hormone TARGETS connective and muscle tissues, and its ACTION includes stimulating protein synthesis and bone growth.
    Growth Hormone
  2. This hormone TARGETS the thyroid gland, and its ACTION includes increase secretion on T3/T4
    Thyrotropin (TSH)
  3. This hormone TARGETS adrenal cortex, and its ACTION includes increases secretion of cortisol
    Corticotropin (ACTH)
  4. This hormone TARGETS all cells, and its ACTION includes increases the metabolic rate
    Thyroid Hormone
  5. This hormone TARGETS liver, and its ACTION includes causes glucose absorption in the liver and decrease in appetite.
    Insulin
  6. This hormone TARGETS liver, and its ACTION includes causes breakdown of glycogen (releases glucose into the bloodstream)
    Glucagon
  7. This hormone TARGETS most cells and tissues, and its ACTION includes it stimulates gluconeogenesis—the breakdown of protein and fat to provide metabolites that can be converted to glucose in the liver—and it activates anti stress and anti-inflammatory pathways.
    Cortisol (glucocorticoids)
  8. This hormone TARGETS kidneys, and its ACTION includes causing potassium elimination and re absorption of sodium and water
    Aldosterone (mineralocorticoids)
  9. This hormone TARGETS testes and ovaries, and its ACTION includes puberty, reproductive system development and sex drive
    sex hormones (androgens & estrogens)
  10. This hormone TARGETS heart, and its ACTION includes increases the heart rate, blood pressure and metabolism
    Epinephrine & norepinephrine

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