Tag: Hormones also called chemical messengers or information molecules

What are hormones? State the main points of differences between hormones and enzymes

What are hormones? Hormones also called chemical messengers or information molecules, are organic compounds secreted by endogenously located endocrine glands. They are generally released in the bloodstream (except gastrin) and have a specific effect on specific organs called target organs. The target organs are generally distantly located glands. A specific type of hormone is received by …