Monday, January 10, 2022

Hormones, for Alan Fox


Alan Fox thinks that hormones are proteins. Only some fit the description of a polypeptide. Some are simple amino acids. Others are lipid based. Vitamin D is a hormone but is not a polypeptide. Steroids are hormones that are not polypeptide.

So, it appears that only some hormones are proteins. And Alan is supposed to be a biochemist...

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