Hormone Imbalances

  • Julien L. Van Lancker
Part of the Springer Study Edition book series (SSE)

Abstract

Many cells of mammals, including man, depend on hormones for the expression of their full activities. Hormones are chemical messengers elaborated by a specific cell found usually in one organ, but sometimes in more than one. Hormones vary in their chemical structure, site and regulation of secretion, and mode of action.

Keywords

Estrogen Corticosteroid Iodine Pancreatitis Polypeptide 

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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1977

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  • Julien L. Van Lancker

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