Hormones D006728

Description

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.   MeSH

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Subtype Terms (17)

Adrenal Cortex Hormones
8 drugs (7 approved, 1 experimental)

Anabolic Agents
 

Androgens
25 drugs (18 approved, 7 experimental)

Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators
 

Estrogens
9 approved drugs

Gastrointestinal Hormones
6 drugs (2 approved, 4 experimental)

Glucocorticoids
10 approved drugs

Gonadal Hormones
 

Hormones, Ectopic
 

Incretins
10 drugs (3 approved, 7 experimental)

Invertebrate Hormones
 

Melatonin
2 drugs (1 approved, 1 experimental)

Mineralocorticoids
 

Peptide Hormones
 

Progestins
4 approved drugs

Thymus Hormones
 

Thyroid Hormones
6 drugs (4 approved, 2 experimental)


Phase 1 Indicated Drugs (2)

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