endocrinology

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  • endocrinology
    • endocrine glands
      • heart, gut, kidney, pancreas and adipocyte
    • amine hormones
      • derivatives of tyrosine
      • thyroid hormones like noradrenalineand dopamine
      • adrenal cortex secretes a steroid
    • paracrine
      • cell A secretes a hormone that acts upon cell B
    • autocrine
    • neurocrine
    • endocrine
    • peptide hormones
      • processed in several stages
      • n terminal sequence cleavage in ER
      • glycosylation in ER
      • cleavage of prohormone by endopeptidases
      • vasopressin, ACHT, oxytocin, prolactine
    • steroid hormones
      • cortisol, alderstone, testosterone, oestradoil, progesterone
    • cortisol
      • inhibits inflammatoryand immune response
      • maintains cardiac output
      • muscle function
  • heart, gut, kidney, pancreas and adipocyte

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