Endocrine Communication

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  • Created on: 15-11-17 11:50

Signalling using hormones

  • Endocrine system is another system (in addition to the nervous system) used for communication around the body.

  • Endocrine system uses the blood circulatory system to transport its signals

  • The signals released by the endocrine system are molecules called hormones

Types of Hormones

Two types;

  • Protein and peptide Hormones, derivatives of amino acids (adrenaline, insulin and glucagon)

Proteins are not soluble in the phospholipid membrane and


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