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  1. Amylin
  2. Leukotrienes
  3. Norepinephrine
  4. Oxytocin
  5. Dehydroepiandrosterone
  1. a Works w/ insulin & glucagon to maintain normal blood sugar
  2. b fatty molecules of the immune system that regulate inflammation, especially in the lungs; they are heavily involved in the problems associated with asthma and bronchitis
  3. c noradrenaline; chemical which is excitatory, similar to adrenaline, and affects arousal and memory; raises blood pressure by causing blood vessels to become constricted
  4. d a weak androgen; a precursor for other androgens and also some estrogens
  5. e induces contraction of the uterine muscles during childbirth and causes the mammary glands to eject milk during nursing

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic
  2. The chief estrogen, females produce more than males, develops and maintains female secondary sex characteristics, important roles in menstruation and pregnancy
  3. a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary
  4. prohormone produced by the liver then converted by renin to angiotensin I, then that is converted by ACE to angiotensin II which is a vasoconstrictor
  5. Increases blood levels of calcium (stimulates breakdown of bone and rate at which calcium is removed from urine and absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract)

5 True/False Questions

  1. SecretinA hormone secreted by the small intestine (duodenum) in response to low pH (e.g., from stomach acid). It promotes the release of bicarbonate from the pancreas to act as a buffer.


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


  3. Activinantagonist to inhibin: enhances FSH biosynthesis and secretion, and participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle


  4. Calcitriolsteroid hormone produced by the kidneys in response to the presence of PTH; stimulates calcium and phosphate ion absorption in the digestive tract; the active form of Vitamin D


  5. ProgesteroneOne 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


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