7th December 2019


What are the effects of Thymosin?

Thymosin is the hormone of the thymus, and it stimulates the development of disease-fighting T cells.

Likewise, people ask, what is the target tissue and effect of thymosin?

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Antidiuretic hormoneOrgan: posterior pituitary Target: kidneys Stimulus: water retention
Thymosin and thymopoietinOrgan: thymus Target: immune cells Stimulus: t. lymphocyle
Parathyroid hormoneOrgan: Parathyroid glands Target: bone, kidneys, small intestine Stimulus: decreased blood Ca2+

What is the target of PTH?

The major target end organs for parathyroid hormone (PTH) action are the kidneys, skeletal system, and intestine. The primary response to parathyroid hormone (PTH) by the kidney is to increase renal calcium resorption and phosphate excretion.

What hormones target the kidney?

Hormones that target the kidney
  • Atrial Natriutretc Factor (ANF) Affects Na+, inhibits in absorption.
  • Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) Affects water, increases water absorption.
  • Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone (PTH) Affects Na+ and water by increasing their absorption.
  • Parathyroid Hormone.
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