Endocrine System

Other Sources of Hormones

Hormones Produced by Other Organs

Organ Hormone(s) Effects
Intestines Gastrin Promotes secretion of gastric juice and increases motility in the stomach
Secretin Stimulates secretion of pancreatic juice and bile
Cholecystokinin Stimulates secretion of pancreatic juice; regulates release of bile from the gall bladder; brings about a feeling of fullness after eating
Kidneys Erythropoietin Stimulates red blood cell production
Calcitrol Stimulates calcium and phosphate absorption; stimulates calcium ion release from the bone and inhibits PTH release
Heart Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) Increases water and salt loss at kidneys; increases thirst; suppresses secretion of ADH and aldosterone
Adipose tissue Leptin Suppresses appetite


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