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Hormones, 1. Hormone Systems

  1. Juergen Sandow

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.a13_089.pub2

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

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Sandow, J. 2011. Hormones, 1. Hormone Systems. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

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  1. Glashütten, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Introduction
1.1.Definitions and Classification
1.2.Hormone-Producing Systems
1.3.Structural Analysis and Synthesis
1.4.Receptors and Mechanisms of Action
1.5.Therapeutic Use of Hormones
2.Peptide and Protein Hormones
2.1.Hypothalamic Hormones
2.2.Proopiomelanocortin Hormones
2.3.Glycoprotein Hormones
2.4.Growth Hormone, Prolactin, and Placental Lactogen
2.5.Calcium-Regulating Hormones
2.6.Glucose-Regulating Hormones
2.7.Gastrointestinal Hormones
2.8.Growth Factors and Related Peptides
2.9.Cardiovascular Hormones
3.Amino Acid Derivatives
3.1.Catecholamines and Indolamines
3.2.Thyroid Hormones
3.3.Thyromimetics
4.Steroid Hormones
4.1.Estrogens, Gestagens
4.2.Androgens
4.3.Adrenal Steroids
5.Prostaglandins
6.Hormone Analogs and Antagonists