Hormones: chemical communicators.
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Hormones: chemical communicators. by Roger Lewin

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Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


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Bibliography: p. [105]-106.

StatementIllus. by Sandra Barnaby.
LC ClassificationsQP571 .L48 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination113 p.
Number of Pages113
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5433881M
ISBN 10038578960X
LC Control Number73081422

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Chemical Communication: The Language Of Pheromones: Author: William C. Agosta: Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, ISBN: , Length: pages: Subjects. Hormones, Receptors and Control Systems: Introduction and Index. Endocrinology is the study of chemical communication systems that provide the means to control a huge number of physiologic processes. Like other communication networks, endocrine systems contain transmitters, signals and receivers that are called, respectively, hormone producing cells, hormones and receptors.   The third class of hormones is the monoamines that are derived from aromatic amino acids like phenylalanine, tyrosine, and tryptophan. A hormone is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. There are three classes of hormones: Peptide hormones.   Book: Introductory Animal Physiology (Hinić-Frlog) Communication between cells is called intercellular signaling, and communication within a cell is called intracellular signaling. Depending on the location of the protein receptor on the target cell and the chemical structure of the hormone.

The book contains seven chapters and is pages length. Moreover, the book has really great information that can improve your brain function. The writer explains the structure of the brain and how you can reach your happy chemicals. In my opinion, the book is well written and easy to s: Chapter Sixteen - Chemical Communication and Reproduction in the Gray Short-Tailed Opossum (Monodelphis domestica) John D. Harder, Leslie M. Jackson Pages Roger Lewin (born ) is a British prize-winning science writer and author of 20 books. Career. Lewin was a staff member of New Scientist in London for Hormones – Chemical Communicators, The Nervous System, ; Origins, co-authored with Richard Leakey, Functions and Types of Hormones. The information below was adapted from OpenStax Biology , and OpenStax Biology The rest of this reading focuses on chemical signaling via hormones (endocrine signaling).Though we tend to think of them as associated with animals, hormones function in cell signaling in all multicellular organisms and, arguably, even in single-celled microbes (more on.

  Updated Septem Hormones regulate various biological activities including growth, development, reproduction, energy use and storage, and water and electrolyte balance. They are molecules that act as chemical messengers in the body's endocrine system. Hormones are produced by certain organs and glands and are secreted into the blood or other bodily fluids. It is often referred to as a ‘chemical messenger’. Hormones are found in all multicellular organisms and their role is to provide an internal communication system between cells located in distant parts of the body. In the human body, hormones are used for two types of communication. The hormones of the human body can be divided into two major groups on the basis of their chemical structure. Hormones derived from amino acids include amines, peptides, and proteins. Those derived from lipids include steroids (Figure ).   Fish Pheromones and Related Cues opens with a useful overview on the theory of chemical communication and definitions. Chapters then progress by examining the biological importance of pheromones in inter- and intra-species communication, the role these chemical cues play in a variety biological functions from reproduction to predation, and then.