Endocrinology is a branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its hormones as well as the effect of these hormones on major biological functions such as metabolism, growth and development, sleep, digestion, respiration, excretion, stress, lactation, movement, reproduction, and sensory perception. Pancreas is both endocrine as well as exocrine gland. It secretes hormones such as insulin, glucagon and somatostatin. Endocrinology also focuses on study of the biosynthesis, storage, biochemical and physiological function of hormones and with the cells and tissues of the endocrine glands.
Related Journals of Endocrinology
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Endocrinology, Molecular Endocrinology, American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, Journal of Endocrinology, Clinical Endocrinology, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, European Journal of Endocrinology