Study Guides (248,285)
Canada (121,455)
Physiology (149)
PSL201Y1 (19)
Final

study notes for lecture five: adrenal gland

5 Pages
84 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Physiology
Course
PSL201Y1
Professor
Doug Mac Kay
Semester
Fall

Description
LECTURE FIVE: ADRENAL GLAND there is an inner layer = adrenal medulla, and an outer layer = adrenal cortex players epinephrine = catecholamines CRH = cortiotropin-releasing hormone ::acute stress response ::brain neurotransmitter ::rapid effect for preparing fight v. flight ::made from the adrenal gland cortisol = glucocorticoid ACTH = trophic hormone ::chronic stress hormone ::melanocortin family ::longer time to be released, but sustainedchronic effect ::all came from the same precursor gene (POMC gives ACTH and ::has the ability to regulate glucose levels upon splicing, can give multiple forms of the hormone) *adrenal medulla = modified sympathetic ganglia *adrenal cortex = steroid factory catecholamines glucocorticoids {cortisol} epinephrine mineralcorticoids {aldosterone} sex steroids {testosterone} adrenal gland is next to kidney + + *aldosterone mineralcorticoid = regulates mineral levels (Na K ) *testosterone = in females, goes to ovaries and because of the presence of aromatose, creates estrogen recall epinephrine = adrenaline fight v. flight response provides body with energy for an acute stress response different responses based on which receptors are activated recall: sex steroids = modified from cholesterol by enzymes in certain tissuescells ::testosterone movement to ovary + aromatase = estrogen *sex hormones are derived from steroids www.notesolution.com
More Less

Related notes for PSL201Y1

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit