hormone

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autocrine

affects secretory cell itself or cells of the same tissue type within an organ

paracrine

secreted by one tissue type within an organ and affect other cell types within the organ

endocrine

released into bloodstream and can affect distant targets

endocrine

hormones that are secreted by ductless glands

exocrine

secreted by ducted glands

amines

derived from amino acids tyrosine and tryptophan

catecholamines

secreted by the adrenal medulla, derived from amino acid tyrosine; epinephrine and norepinephrine, water soluble

thyroid hormones

secreted by the thyroid gland, two derivatives of tyrosine bonded together; T4 and T3, lipophilic

melatonin

secreted by the pineal gland, involved in reproductive ccles, derived from tryptophan

polypeptides

fewer than 100 amino acids long, large and polar, cannot pass through membrane of target cell

steroid hormones

common four ring structure of sterols, synthesized in adrenal cortex and gonads, cholesterol is a precursor, lipophilic

glycoproteins

long polypeptide, large and polar, cannot pass through membrane of target cell

receptors

hormones bind to these specific things in or on target cells

catecholamines peptides glycoproteins

receptors embeded in plasma membrane of target cells

steroid hormones thyroid hormones

receptors located inside of the target cell

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