Biochemistry: Fundamentals and Bioenergetics

Hormones

Author(s): Nagendra Nath Yadav* and Archana Pareek

Pp: 285-322 (38)

Doi: 10.2174/9781681088471121010011

* (Excluding Mailing and Handling)

Abstract

This chapter includes an introduction, classification, and type of hormones, as well as their biological functions. This chapter also gives a brief discussion about the structure, properties, and regulatory action of hormones. Various plant hormones and their functions have been discussed in this chapter.


Keywords: Cortisol, Osteoporosis, Oxytocin, Plant hormones, Progesterone, Sex hormones, Testosterone, Vasopressin.

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