APII Study Guide

Endocrine Flow Charts

 

HYPOTHALAMUS

Hypothalamus Hormones: Anterior Pituitary

growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH)

somatostatin (SS)

thyrotropin releasing hormone  (TRH)

corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH)

gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH)

prolactin releasing hormone (PRH)

 

prolactin inhibiting hormone (PIH)

 

Hypothalamus Hormones: Posterior Pituitary

oxytocin

antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

 

ANTERIOR PITUITARY

growth hormone (GH) or somatotropin

thyroid stimulating hormone

adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)

gonadotropins: 

follicle stimulating hormone & luteinizing hormone

prolactin

 

POSTERIOR PITUITARY

oxytocin

antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

 

THYROID

thyroid hormone

calcitonin

 

PARATHYROID

parathyroid hormone

calcitonin & parathyroid hormone

 

ADRENAL CORTEX

mineralocorticoids: aldosterone (Renin-Angiotensin Mechanism)

 

aldosterone: CRH & ACTH

 

glucocorticoids: cortisol

 

gonadocorticoids androgens

 

ADRENAL MEDULLA

norepinephrine- epinephrine

 

PANCREAS

insulin

glucagon

insulin & glucagon

 

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