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Descriptor English:   Hormones 
Descriptor Spanish:   Hormonas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Hormônios 
Synonyms English:   Agonists, Hormone Receptor
Hormone Receptor Agonists
Receptor Agonists, Hormone  
Tree Number:   D06.472
Definition English:   Chemical substances having a specific regulatory effect on the activity of a certain organ or organs. The term was originally applied to substances secreted by various ENDOCRINE GLANDS and transported in the bloodstream to the target organs. It is sometimes extended to include those substances that are not produced by the endocrine glands but that have similar effects. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general; prefer specifics; for hormone receptors, see note at RECEPTORS, CELL SURFACE
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Hormones/antagonists & inhibitors use Hormone Antagonists
See Related English:   Receptors, Cell Surface
Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AN analysis BI biosynthesis
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification DF deficiency
EC economics GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PH physiology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   6885 
Unique Identifier:   D006728 

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