What is the main difference between a hormone and a neurotransmitter? Also I have been told that adrenalin is a hormone and a neurotransmitter depending on where it is released from. Is this correct?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 15, 2020, 12:25 pm ad1c9bdddf
What is the main difference between a hormone and a neurotransmitter?
By definition, hormones are chemical substances produced by one organ of the body, such as a gland, and conveyed, usually by the blood, to another organ, where they exert a controlling or regulating action. Neurotransmitters are chemical substances released from a neuron ending, transported in the axon, and released at the synapse; causes chemical and electrical changes in adjacent cells. So hormones and neurotransmitters are very similar ...
The main differences between a hormone and a neurotransmitters are determined. Adrenalin hormones for a neurotransmitters is examined.