Hormones

Hormones

Hormones Hi viewers: Today we will discuss a very important topic of biology, which is Hormones.  Now let us check out the meaning of Hormones from its definition cited below Definition Hormones are special types of organic compounds that are secreted from the special cell (plants) or from the endocrine glands (animals) and act in the role of chemical messengers to maintain co-ordination in living organism. Plant hormone or phytohormone As the plant has no nervous system the co-ordination is mainly maintained by the hormones various types or hormones are secreted in the plant.   Properties of hormones: Hormones work individually in very low concentration. It acts as a catalyst. Hormones cannot act on those cells from which they are secreted but act a site remote from their place of production after being transported through the conducting systems. They are generally protein in nature and never stored in any other place for future use except the secreting glands or tissues. But some hormones like adrenal corticohormones are steroid...
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