A neurohormone is any hormone produced by neurosecretory cells, usually in the brain. Neurohormonal activity is distinguished from that of classical neurotransmitters as it can have effects on cells distant from the source of the hormone.
|Name||Biological Effects||Human-scale Effects|
|GnRH||Gonadotropin releasing hormone|
|CRH||Corticotropin releasing hormone|
|Dopamine||Prolactin inhibiting hormone|
|Orexin (aka hypocretin)||Stimulates appetite|