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Hormone

Action

Source of Control

Thyroxine (T4)

Increases rate of energy release from carbohydrates; increases rate of protein synthesis; accelerates growth; stimulates activity in the nervous system

TSH from the anterior pituitary gland

Triiodothyronine (T3)

Same as above, but five times more potent than thyroxine

Same as above

Calcitonin

Lowers blood calcium and phosphate ion concentrations by inhibiting release of calcium and phosphate ions from bones, and by increasing the rate at which calcium and phosphate ions are deposited in bones

Elevated blood calcium ion concentration, digestive hormones

Atkins Low Carb Diet Recipes

Atkins Low Carb Diet Recipes

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