Summary of Cortisol
Cortisol, a glucocorticoid, is synthesized in the zona fasciculata of the adrenal cortex. It has many functions, including increasing blood pressure, insulin resistance, appetite, gluconeogenesis, lipolysis, and proteolysis, as well as decreasing fibroblast activity, inflammatory and immune response, and bone formation.
Flashcards on Cortisol
Cortisol is synthesized in the of the adrenal cortex.