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  1. Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
  2. Renin
  3. Incretins
  4. Human Placental Lactogen
  5. Ghrelin
  1. a enzyme that is produced by the kidney; important for blood pressure and volume regulation; catalyzes the conversion of circulating angiotensinogen to angiotensin I
  2. b a hunger-arousing hormone secreted by an empty stomach
  3. c this hormone stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete FSH and LH
  4. d This hormone ensures a sufficient supply of protein, glucose, and minerals are available to the fetus.
  5. e secreted by gastrointestinal tract; enhance glucose-stimulated release of insulin; inhibit glucagon

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. stimulates production of platelets
  2. strongest androgen; principally responsible for masculinization in sexual differentiation
  3. signals the release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from the pituitary
  4. appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic
  5. Function not well understood, affects nuclear architecture, two receptors specific to __________ have been found on human T-cells

5 True/False Questions

  1. Neuropeptide Yneuropeptide secreted in the small bowel and colon; signals appetite suppression


  2. Enkephalinan innate brain and spinal cord endorphin that blocks pain signals (opioid)


  3. Prolactinappears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic


  4. Insulin-Like Growth FactorHormone 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.


  5. Leukotrienesfatty molecules of the immune system that regulate inflammation, especially in the lungs; they are heavily involved in the problems associated with asthma and bronchitis


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