Essays Tagged: "Adrenocorticotropic hormone"

Cushings Syndrome: The causes, effects, and treatments of the disease.

most important function of the adrenal glands is to produce cortisol. Cortisol is a very important hormone necessary for our survival. Cortisol circulates in the bloodstream and attaches to nearly ev ... nd acts to deposit fats in fat cells to used for energy stores. It is sometimes known as the stress hormone because it is secreted in large amounts when stress occurs. However, when cortisol is produc ...

(3 pages) 153 3 2.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

This is what exactly goes on in your brain when you are in a funny situation or under stress...

ious. It also sets off a sequence of events that includes the release of two other stress hormones, adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) and cortisol. These hormones arouse various body systems and prep ...

(6 pages) 120 3 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Human Biology

unction and plays a vital role co-ordinating between tissue and organ activity via the secretion of hormones. The pituitary gland, or master gland, is attached to the hypothalamus by a stalk and is po ... rmediate lobe, (Ross and Wilson.1999). Functions of the intermediate lobe are poorly understood and hormones can only be detected in this section during fetal life and in pregnancy. Some of the six ho ...

(19 pages) 292 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


hat affect the other endocrine glands. For example, the anterior pituitary hormones thyrotropin and adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) regulate endocrine activity in the thyroid and the outer region ( ...

(4 pages) 53 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


(2 pages) 679 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

General Adaptaion Syndrome

pled with the hypothalamus part of the brain controlling the autonomic nervous system increases the adrenocorticotropic hormones (ACTH) produced by the pituitary glands flow causing the body to become ...

(3 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Cotton gin

HormoneStimuli for ReleaseMechanism of Synthesis/ReleaseTarget Tissue(s)Effects and MOA ... releases IP3/DAG and increase intracellular Ca2+Thyroid GlandStimulates production of thyroid hormones, T3 & T4, by thyroid follicular cellsNegativeGHSomatotrophs (GHRH)Exocytosi ... gativeLHGonadotrophs (GnRH)Exocytosis; synthesized in the rough EROvaries, testesSex hormone productionNegativePRLLactotrophs (aka Mammotrophs)Exocytosis; synthesized in the ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays