Tag: Hormone

Mechanisms of Hormone Action

Mechanisms of Hormone Action

Mechanisms of Hormone Action Hormones affect only certain tissues or organs (target cells or organs) . Target cells must have specific protein receptors .Hormone binding influences the function of the cells. Effects Caused by Hormones Changes in plasma membrane permeability or electrical state Synthesis of proteins, such as enzymes Activation or inactivation of enzymes Stimulation […]

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The Endocrine System – Hormone Overview

The Endocrine System – Hormone Overview

The Endocrine System – Hormone Overview The Endocrine System Living systems require coordination and integration. Endocrine and nervous systems are the control systems of the body. Endocrine control can be divided in to : Slower Longer acting Nervous system control is More rapid and Short duration This two systems are interrelated  and act to maintain […]

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