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A hormone bearing alpha-coded chemical information output from endocrine
glands may (see pages 390 to 392), as in the case of the thyroid hormones
thyroxine and triiodothyronine, have a molecular structure that includes some
As in plants, the sources of hormones transmitted by the distributor are the cells
of specialized tissues. In animals these are the endocrine glands. Each gland
encodes a hormone or hormones which can be decoded by a particular receptor
Curves of improvement of different information processing skills, e.g., those
measured by various intelligence tests, have shapes comparable to those which
represent physical growth.485 (e) Hormonal control of growth. Specialized
tissues of ...
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I purchased this book many years ago and found it very enlighting. The shredout concept was of particular interest to me in that it provided ways to look at various living systems from micro to macro. It has a lot of detail which I never was able to get around to studying, but appears to have influenced my thinking which was later documented in a series of blogs http://www.bcswonline.com/blog/index.html
I still have a copy and refer to it.
TABLE 11 The 19 Critical Subsystems of a Living System
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