A hormone is any individual from a class of signaling molecules delivered by organs in multicellular living beings that are transported by the circulatory system to target distant organs to regulate physiology and behavior. Hormones have diverse chemical structures, mostly 3 classes: eicosanoids, steroids, and amino acids /protein derivatives (amines, peptides, and proteins). The organs that discharge hormones include the endocrine signaling system. The term hormone is sometimes stretched out to incorporate chemical substances created by cells that influence a similar cell (autocrine or intracrine signaling) or close-by cells (paracrine signaling). Hormones are utilized to communicate between organs and tissues for physiological control and behavioral activities for example metabolism, digestion, respiration, tissue function, sensory perception, rest, discharge, lactation, stress, growth and development, reproduction and mood. Hormones affect distant cells by binding to specific receptor proteins in the target cell bringing about a change in cell function. At the point when a hormone ties to the receptor, it results in the activation of signal transduction pathway that normally enacts gene transcription bringing about increased expression of target proteins non-genomic effects are faster and can be synergistic with genomic effects.
Biochemistry and Modern Applications is a peer reviewed Journal, with rapid publication process. The topics like DNA polymerases, Heterochromatin, Ribosome, Non-coding DNA, Cell biology, Metabolism, Nutritional Biochemistry, Medicinal Biochemistry and Hormonal Biochemistry are studied. This is not just limited to above areas. The knowledge related to different biomolecules and their mechanisms can be studied in the journal of Biochemistry and modern applications. This journal provides an open access platform for the young scientists and researchers to share their valuable information regarding the biomolecules and their mechanism.