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Vasopressin
post pituitary- water and electrolyte balance
Oxytocin
post pituitary- lactation and labour, sexual behavior
Growth Hormone
ant pituitary- regulates growth of all body tissues
Luteinizing Hormone
ant pituitary- ovulation, sperm and testosterone production
Follicle Stimulating Hormone
ant pituitary- release of estrogen, development of sperm and ovarian follicles
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
ant pituitary- control of adrenal cortex
Prolactin
ant pituitary- lactation, inhibits male sexual behavior
Epinephrine
adrenal medulla- stimulates cardiovascular function, regulates metabolism
Melatonin
pineal- circadian rhythms
Glucocorticoids
adrenal cortex- regulates metabolism in liver, muscle and adipose tissue, anti-inflammation
Mineralocorticoids
adrenal cortex- water and electrolyte balance
Androgens
adrenal cortex- growth and development, sex and aggression
Insulin
pancreas- energy storage, glucose uptake by cells
Glucagon
pancreas- energy release
Estrogens
ovaries- female sex differentiation
Progesterone
ovaries- female sex differentiation
Androgens
testes- sex differences, sex and aggression
AMH
testes- male sex differentiation