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  1. Prostacyclins
  2. Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone
  3. Peptide YY
  4. Thromboxanes
  5. Angiotensin
  1. a vasoconstrictor that results in an increase in blood pressure
  2. b a vasoconstrictor and a potent hypertensive agent, and it facilitates platelet aggregation; antagonist to prostacyclins
  3. c neuropeptide secreted in the small bowel and colon; signals appetite suppression
  4. d chiefly prevents formation of the platelet plug in hemostasis (part of blood clotting); it does this by inhibiting platelet activation; antagonist to thromboxanes
  5. e causes melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic
  2. stimulates the production of red blood cells
  3. antagonist to activin: inhibits FSH synthesis and inhibits FSH secretion
  4. One of the hormones produced by the ovaries. It works with estrogen to control the menstrual cycle. Also secreted to prepare and sustain the endometrium of the uterus for pregnancy
  5. this hormone stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete FSH and LH

5 True/False questions

  1. InsulinHormone produced by the pancreas that is released when stimulated by elevated glucose levels. This hormone decreases blood sugar levels by accelerating the transport of glucose into the body cells where it is oxidized for energy or converted to glycogen or fat for storage.


  2. Prolactintargets the mammary glands stimulating them to produce breastmilk


  3. Retinol Binding Protein 4Function not well understood; secreted by adipocytes (fat cells) and may communicate signal low blood sugar; recently associated with the development of insulin insensitivity


  4. Prolactin Releasing Hormonethis hormone stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete FSH and LH


  5. DihydrotestosteroneThe male sex hormone produced by the testes which promotes the maturation of the reproductive system, development of the male secondary sex characteristics, and is responsible for sexual drive (libido)


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