Basic chemical structure for hormone classes

Hormone Classes, Signaling Pathways, and Regulatory Mechanisms

 
 
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In this AudioBrick, we are going to dig into one of the key areas of the endocrine system by learning about hormone classes, signaling pathways, and regulatory mechanisms. We’ll explain how the various classes of hormones are synthesized, how they act, the factors that affect the target cell’s response to hormones, and how the body regulates hormone secretion.

After listening, you should be able to:

  • Describe the major classes of hormones on the basis of chemical structure
  • Compare and contrast the pathways involving intracellular and cell membrane hormone receptors
  • Compare and contrast the cAMP and IP3 signaling pathways
  • Describe the common factors affecting target cell response to hormones
  • Discuss the stimulation and regulation of hormone secretion

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