Adrenal Cortex: An overview

  • The adrenal glands are separated into two parts; the outer cortex and the inner medulla. 
  • The cortex is composed of three regions; the Zona Glomerulosa, the Zona Fasciculata, and the Zona Reticularis.
  • The outer most layer, the Zona Glomerulosa, is responsible for the production of aldosterone. Aldosterone is an important regulator of blood pressure that works primarily at the kidneys to reabsorb sodium and hydrogen ions.
  • The middle layer, the Zona Fasciculata, is responsible for the production of cortisol, among other glucocorticorids. Cortisol is partly responsible for the metabolism of fats, protein, and carbs, and it can stimulate the release of glucagon. 
  • The inner most layer, the Zona Reticularis, is responsible for the synthesis of androgens such as DHEA and androstenedione. 
  • These adrenocortical hormones are synthesized from cholesterol. 
  • Stress can effect cortisol and cause an increase in blood glucose levels, which prevents glucose uptake into muscles and fat cells.

More to come on the adrenals! 

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