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Hormones

Hormones

chemical substances having a specific regulatory effect on the activity of a certain organ or organs. The term was originally applied to substances secreted by various endocrine glands and transported in the bloodstream to the target organs. It is sometimes extended to include those substances that are not produced by the endocrine glands but that have similar effects.


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Would boiled blood be usable as a growing medium?

Hello, Just wondering if I could use boiled blood as a growing medium. I believe growth factors, hormones, etc. aren't destroyed by boiling. But then why is serum purified by only centrifuging and filtering? Something doesn't tick here. So tell me, can I use boiled blood? ...

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by oxi
Tue Feb 03, 2015 3:32 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Would boiled blood be usable as a growing medium?
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Re:

... would disappear. Point 3: As of right now, we are fully capable of growing hair all over our bodies. This does not happen only because of hormones we express. Therefore, changes in hormones influence hair growth, not absence/presence of hair follicles. Point 4: Going with your argument, ...

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by Cat
Fri Oct 31, 2014 2:02 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Can human body hair disappear as a result of... clothing?
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Views: 1381

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... sugars and yes beer. The present day foods are filled with problems that previous generations did not have to suffer with- including gmo foods,hormones/steroids in the food, estrogen in the soy, artificial coloring and many preservatives. It is getting to a near impossibility trying to eat ...

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by Sydstatue
Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:17 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki

Hi Surgeon girl. What you have observed in old people is simply the result of the loss of the sexual hormones. People are not turning into the opposite sex. They are simply growing more similar physically because they no longer have the hormones that produce the secondary ...

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by animartco
Sun Jul 06, 2014 2:48 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Gender divison in two opposites is greatest mistake of manki
Replies: 27
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reproductive system

... allows the reproductive organs to function/stay alive, as it does for all the other organs in the body. As for things affected by reproductive hormones, think about how you change during/after puberty and what systems might be necessary to make those changes.

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by DarwinsBitch
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:40 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: reproductive system
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