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Summary of hormones

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Biology
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BIOL 2020U
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Ani
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Fall

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Table 16-3-1: Summary of hormones controlling growth Site of Release Actions Name of Hormone Somatotropin Anterior pituitary gland Stimulates mitosis, protein synthesis Thyroxine Thyroid gland Stimulates rate of metabolism Gonadotrophins Anterior pituitary gland (situated under brain) - FSH - Development of follicle/egg cells and oestrogen secretion by follicle cells in ovaries - ICSH - Spermatogenesis in testes - LH (females) - Triggers ovulation, forms corpus luteum, thickens uterus lining, produces milk in breasts - LH (males) - Secretion of testosterone by testes Oestrogen Ovaries - Growth of 2° sexual characteristics - Thickening of uterus lining Prog
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