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Missing Hormone 'Leptin' Found In Birds
2014-03-26 12:32:02

University of Akron researchers have discovered leptin in birds

2014-03-26 04:20:55

Researchers Flock to SeroVital®-hgh Exhibit to Learn More about Growth Hormone and Younger-Looking Skin DENVER, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the fact that human growth hormone

2014-03-24 23:24:35

MarketOptimizer.org offers “PharmaPoint: Type 2 Diabetes – Global Drug Forecast and Market Analysis to 2022 – Event-Driven Update” to its store. Dallas,

2014-03-25 00:23:22

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kz2b9w/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation

2014-03-21 12:23:50

- 24 patients now recruited into the trial TOORAK, Australia, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antisense Therapeutics Limited ("ANP") is pleased to report that 24 acromegalic

2014-03-19 08:30:18

PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced FDA approval of new labeling for their fertility products, MENOPUR and BRAVELLE.

2014-03-18 12:30:53

-- Results Add to Evidence that SPLENDA® is Safe for People with Diabetes - FT.

2014-03-12 11:43:12

The gene known to be associated with breast cancer susceptibility, BRCA 1, plays a critical role in the normal metabolic function of skeletal muscle.

How To Make Insulin-producing Cells From Gut Cells
2014-03-11 17:26:17

Destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas is at the heart of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.


Latest Peptide hormones Reference Libraries

Pituitary gland
2013-04-30 10:34:49

The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is an endocrine organ found within a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain. Its primary function is to secrete hormones that regulate homeostasis. More specifically, the pituitary gland is a glandular structure about the size of a pea. It is located below the brain and above the nasal cavity in a protected pocket called the sella turcica, which is within the sphenoid bone. It connects to the hypothalamus via a neck-like structure...

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

Thyroid And Parathyroid Glands
2013-03-04 13:34:45

The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland located anterior to the trachea and inferior to the thyroid cartilage. It is butterfly shaped with three lobes that make it the largest endocrine organ in the body. Its primary function is to control the body’s metabolism by regulating how quickly the body uses energy, proteins, and hormones. The two lateral lobes are connected by the middle lobe called the isthmus, which lies directly on top of the trachea. The entire gland is enclosed in a...

Pancreas
2013-01-02 11:22:15

The pancreas is a digestive and an endocrine organ with both endocrine and exocrine functions. It is about six inches long located in the upper portion of the abdominal cavity. The head of the pancreas lies within the indentation of the duodenum and is connected to it by the pancreatic duct. The uncinate process extends from the head and the neck connects to the body of the pancreas, which lies directly behind the stomach. The tail of the pancreas extends to the left side of the body and is...

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2010-12-03 18:12:26

Insulin, a hormone, is used to regulate carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells to take up glucose from the blood and store it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. This hormone stops the body from using fat as an energy source by inhibiting the release of glucagons. Without insulin the body fails to take glucose into the bodies cells and in turns uses fat as an energy source. It also has several other anabolic effects throughout the body. Diabetes mellitus results...

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