COURSE CODE: ANP 506

COURSE TITLE: Endocrinology

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Course Coordinator: Dr. Olusiji. F. Smith

Email: smithof@live.com

Office Location: ANP Office

Other Lecturers: Prof. Okanlawon M. Onagbesan – onagbesanok@yahoo.com, Dr. John A. Abiona – abionajohn@yahoo.ca

 

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

Definition of endocrine glands and hormones. Hormonal effects, morphogenetic effects, homeostatic effects and integrative effects. Classification and functions of hormones, chemical classification, peptide and protein hormones, steroid hormones, classification based on site of production, hypothalamic hormones, hypophysial hormones, gonadal hormones, adrenal hormones, functional classification, primary hormones of repreoduction, secondary hormones of reproduction. Hormonal fuctions. Chemistry of steroid hormones, structure, trivial and systematic names, biosynthesis. Mechanisms of hormone action, steroid hormones, peptide hormones. Hormonal assays.

 

ANP 506 Lecture Notes

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