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Peptide hormone

peptide hormone

peptide hormones are a class of peptides that are secreted into the blood stream and have endocrine functions in living animals. Examples are luteinizing hormone, follicle stimulating hormone, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, etc.

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Vertebrate Endocrinology

... types of post-translational modifications that are made to different peptide/protein hormones. Give examples of each type. 2. What are the embryological origins of the adenohypophysis ...

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by jgeppy
Tue Sep 28, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Vertebrate Endocrinology
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Views: 1260

Question about hormone tranport

... the target tissue, then it is the circulatory system which transports hormones around the body. If you mean from the inside of the cells in which ... membrane for steroid hormones and transport vesicles and exocytosis for peptide hormones. Growth hormone is a peptide hormone. Not to sound like ...

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by mamoru
Thu Feb 25, 2010 3:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Question about hormone tranport
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Views: 3314

Potential relationship between non-enzymatic antioxidants

... and identification of extra-pituitary sources of the neurohypophysial hormone oxytocin in non-neural tissues of several animal species. The presence, ... followed by the immunocytochemical demonstration of an oxytocin-like peptide in the testicular interstitial cells. Leydig cells, which comprise ...

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by ianjager
Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Potential relationship between non-enzymatic antioxidants
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Re: IBO 2003 questions- please help me out

... is to be highly conserved. Somatotropin is the formal name for growth hormone. It is a peptide hormone made in the pituitary gland. DNA polymerase comes in a variety of flavors, ...

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by blcr11
Mon May 12, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: IBO 2003 questions- please help me out
Replies: 9
Views: 11245

Need a little help tackling some questions(GRD 12 BIO)

... many cells in the body to produce more receptors for human growth hormone (HGH), a peptide. HGH causes increased rates of anabolic processes. How would the two hormones differ ...

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by cangiz44
Fri Jun 01, 2007 3:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need a little help tackling some questions(GRD 12 BIO)
Replies: 1
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