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Hormone Receptors

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Important to remember the location of various hormone receptors in the cell as this is frequently asked in USMLE Step 1.

Hormones that have nuclear receptors are:
Thyroid hormone, Retiniods, and Peroxisomal proliferating activating receptors.

Hormones that have cytoplasmic receptors are:
All steroid hormones such as androgens, estrogen, glucocortoids, mineralocorticoids, ...etc

Hormones that have membrane receptors are:
All others, such as peptide hormones, catecholamines, ANP, insuline, NO, drugs, and many others.
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NO doesn't have a membrane receptor.
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