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(Science: endocrinology) A hormone secreted by specialised neurons (neuroendocrine cells), for example releasing hormones.

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The Fiber Disease

... Neurotrophic factors, in addition to regulating nerve growth, participate in many properties of skin function. The skin expresses a variety of neurohormone receptors coupled to heterotrimeric G proteins that are tightly involved in skin homeostasis and inflammation. This neurohormone-receptor ...

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by London
Sat Nov 18, 2006 4:03 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Hormones in our food

... which is secreted NOT by endocrine glands. We have three kinds of "hormone": 1. True-hormone , which is secreted by endocrine glands 2. Neurohormone , which is secreted by neurons 3. Hormone-like , which is secreted by neither endocrine glands nor neurons.

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Oct 14, 2006 3:27 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hormones in our food
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Sugar Level in the Body

... in pancreatic islets by beta cells and alpha cells, respectively. I have told you the process in my previous post. There is another hormone (neurohormone) that acts similar to glucagon, epinephrin, produced buy medular part of adrenal gland. This helps to increase blood sugar level by glycogenolysis ...

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by Dr.Stein
Wed Jul 27, 2005 5:24 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Level in the Body
Replies: 19
Views: 11437

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