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Amino acid derivative hormones are hormones that are simple modifications of amino acids[1].

They are mostly derived from tyrosine and tryptophan. There are two types of tyrosine derived hormones: thyroid hormone and catecholamines.


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  1. Pinel, J. P. J. (2000). Biopsychology. Needham Hieghts MA:Allyn & Bacon

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