Common Endocrine Hormones Chart

Common Endocrine Hormones Chart

Hormones can be grouped into three main types:

  • amines, these are simple molecules.
  • proteins and peptides which are made from chains of amino acids.
  • steroids which are derived from cholesterol.

The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function,reproduction, sleep, and mood, among other things.

Common Endocrine Hormones Chart

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