Hormones

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Introduction

The table below gives some examples of different endocrine organ and hormone type (Protein/Peptide, Steroid, Amino acid or Fatty acid derived).

Note, this is not a complete list of all hormones.


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Endocrine Links: Introduction | BGD Lecture | Science Lecture | Lecture Movie | pineal | hypothalamus‎ | pituitary | thyroid | parathyroid | thymus | pancreas | adrenal | endocrine gonad‎ | endocrine placenta | other tissues | Stage 22 | endocrine abnormalities | Hormones | Category:Endocrine
Historic Embryology - Endocrine  
1903 Islets of Langerhans | 1904 interstitial Cells | 1908 Pancreas Different Species | 1908 Pituitary | 1908 Pituitary histology | 1911 Rathke's pouch | 1912 Suprarenal Bodies | 1914 Suprarenal Organs | 1915 Pharynx | 1916 Thyroid | 1918 Rabbit Hypophysis | 1920 Adrenal | 1935 Mammalian Hypophysis | 1926 Human Hypophysis | 1927 Hypophyseal fossa | 1932 Pineal Gland and Cysts | 1935 Hypophysis | 1937 Pineal | 1938 Parathyroid | 1940 Adrenal | 1941 Thyroid | 1950 Thyroid Parathyroid Thymus | 1957 Adrenal

Major Human Hormone Classification

Hormone Protein/Peptide Steroid Amino acid or Fatty acid derived
hypothalamus‎ hormones Thyrotrophin releasing hormone (TRH)
Corticotrophin releasing hormone (CRH)
Arginine vasopressin (AVP)
Gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH)
Growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH)
Somatostatin
Prolactin relasing factor (PRF)
Dopamine
Anterior pituitary hormones (adenohypophysis) Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
Adrenocorticotrophic hormone (ACTH)
Luteinizing hormone (LH)
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
Somatotrophin/growth hormone (GH)
Prolactin (PRL)
Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH)
Posterior pituitary hormones (neurohypophysis) Oxytocin
Arginine vasopressin
thyroid hormones Thyroxine (T4)
Triiodothyronine (T3)
pancreas hormones Insulin
Glucagon
Somatostatin
Pancreatic polypeptide
Ghrelin
Calcium regulating hormones parathyroid hormone (PTH) 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D
Calcitonin (CT)
Parathyroid hormone-related peptide (PTHrp)
adrenal cortical steroids Cortisol
Aldosterone
Dehydroepiandrosterone
adrenal medullary hormones Epinephrine
Norepinephrine
Male testis reproductive hormones Inhibin Testosterone
Dihydrotestosterone
Female reproductive hormones Inhibin Estradiol
Oxytocin Progesterone
Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)
Human chorionic somatotrophin
Plasma volume and sodium regulating hormones Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)
Arginine vasopressin
Renin/angiotensin Aldosterone
Cardiovascular hormones Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) Nitric oxide
Endothelins
Erythropoietin
Bradykinin
pineal hormones Melatonin
Serotonin
Growth factors or cytokines Insulin-like growth factors (IGFs)
Epidermal growth factor (EGF)
Interleukins (ILs)
Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha
Eicosanoids Prostaglandins
Thromboxanes
Prostacyclin
Leucotrienes
Lipoxins
gastrointestinal tract hormones Ghrelin
Adipose hormones Leptin
Adiponectin
Resistin

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Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2018, November 16) Embryology Hormones. Retrieved from https://embryology.med.unsw.edu.au/embryology/index.php/Hormones

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