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Protein and Peptide Hormones

  • P. J. Thomas
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Part of the Biological Methods book series (BM)

Abstract

The cyclical control of protein and peptide hormone synthesis and release and the existence of prohormones has been considered in  Chapter 6, as has the existence of neuromodulators that sometimes are chemically identical to classical hormones, though subserving presumably different functions. These problems will not be dealt with in the present chapter, in which the old-fashioned definition of hormones (chemical messengers acting at a distance) will be accepted by default: It is true more often than not.

Keywords

Partial Agonist Anterior Pituitary Thyrotrophin Release Hormone Corticotrophin Release Hormone Median Eminence 
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© Humana Press Inc. 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. Thomas
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  1. 1.Department of Pharmacology, Chelsea CollegeLondon

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