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Hormones MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hormones
Tree Number(s)
D06.472
D27.505.696.399.472
Unique ID
D006728
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006728
Annotation
general; prefer specifics; for hormone receptors, see note at RECEPTORS, CELL SURFACE
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Hormone
Hormone Receptor Agonists
Registry Number
0
See Also
Receptors, Cell Surface
Receptors, Cytoplasmic and Nuclear
Online Note
pre-explosion = HORMONES (PX)
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Hormone Antagonists
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2014/06/17
Hormones Preferred
Hormone Receptor Agonists Narrower
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