Compilation of Most Known Hormones in Higher Mammals and Humans

Trivial name and class

Abbreviation

Source

Action

Amino acid-derived hormones Adrenals

Epinephrine (adrenaline) EP

Intestine Histamine

Bursa of Fabricius (chickens) Bursin

Nervous system Acetylcholine

Dopamine (also belived to be PIF) •y-Aminobutyric acid GABA

Norepinephrine NEP

Serotonin

Pineal gland Acetylserotonin

Melatonin

Octopamine Thyroid/parathyroid gland Thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyrone (T3)

Autoimmune antibodies acting like unregulated hormones Autoimmune anti-insulin

Long-acting thyroid stimulator LATS

Adrenal medulla (CNS)

Gut, CNS, mast cells, many tissues

Bursa of Fabricius

Neurons

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