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Gland: Anterior Pituitary

Target: Cells that control skin, hair, and inner eye

Action: Enables pigment cell generation in listed target zones
Melanocyte-styimulting hormone
Gland: Anterior pituitary

Target: Entire body

Action: Enables growth by making cells take in more amino acids. Also increases metabolism of fats.
Somatotropin (Growth Hormone)
Gland: Anterior pituitary

Target: Ovaries, testes

Action: Enables monthly release of eggs and production of progesterone. Enables sperm cell production, and release of testosterone
Luteinizing hormone (LF) / Interstitial cell-stimulating hormone (ISCH)

Sub-hormone to Gonadotropic hormones (GH)
Gland: Anterior pituitary

Target: Female egg cells, ovaries, male sperm cells

Action: Maturation of target cells, causes ovaries to produce and eject estrogen
Follicule-stimulating hormone (FSH)

Sub-hormone to Gonadotropic hormones (GH)
Gland: Anterior pituitary

Target: Testes and ovaries

Action: Variable. Sub-hormones used.
Gonadotropic hormones (GH)