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Mechanism of Steroid Hormone Action

Mechanism of Steroid Hormone Action

Hormones influence the growth and develop of organisms such as whether individuals become male or female. Hormones are compounds used for long distance signaling in both plants and animals. In animals, specialized cells produce hormones and release them into the circulatory system. Hormones travel to target cells in other parts of the body and cause a variety of changes such as gene expression. Steroid hormones are soluble in...

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