Hormones of the adenohypophysis

Hormones of the adenohypophysis

Hormones of the adenohypophysis The gonadotropins, follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone, exert their effects on the gonads (ovaries in the female and testes in the male). Taken together, the gonadotropins …

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Hormones of the neurohypophysis

Hormones of the neurohypophysis

Hormones of the neurohypophysis Antidiuretic hormone ( ADH), also known as vasopressin, has two major effects, both of which are reflected by its names: antidiuresis (decreased kidney formation of urine); …

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Synaptic transmission

Synaptic transmission Introduction By means of an electrical impulse, a neuron’s function is to communicate or relay information to another cell. The site at which the impulse is transferred from …

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