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Endocrine system overview

This video tutorial provides an overview of the endocrine system (function, definitions, hormone classification and mechanism of action, target cell specificity, negative feedback).

  • 0:28. Nervous system vs. Endocrine system
  • 2:26. Endocrine glands vs. Exocrine glands
  • 3:29. Definitions
  • 4:08. Chemistry of hormones (peptide/steroid)
  • 6:25. Mechanism of peptide hormones
  • 8:36. Mechanism of steroid hormones
  • 9:57. Hormone target cell specificity
  • 13:26. Target cell activation
  • 15:23. Negative feedback mechanism

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