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  1. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
  2. Orexin
  3. Neuropeptide Y
  4. Thrombopoietin
  5. Incretins
  1. a secreted by gastrointestinal tract; enhance glucose-stimulated release of insulin; inhibit glucagon
  2. b stimulates production of platelets
  3. c plays a critical role in preventing abnormal consciousness transitions, particularly into REM sleep; may stimulate hunger
  4. d stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete cortisol
  5. e neurotransmitter found in several brain areas, most notably the hypothalamus, that stimulates eating behavior and reduces metabolism, promoting positive energy balance and weight gain

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. targets the brain to control circadian rhythms and circannual rhythms, and may be involved in maturation of sex organs
  2. stimulates the release of prolactin from the pituitary
  3. A peptide hormone secreted by cardiac atrial cells in response to atrial distension (increased blood flow); causes increased renal sodium excretion and as such lowers blood pressure (antagonizing aldosterone).
  4. antagonist to inhibin: enhances FSH biosynthesis and secretion, and participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle
  5. a vasoconstrictor and a potent hypertensive agent, and it facilitates platelet aggregation; antagonist to prostacyclins

5 True/False questions

  1. Human Placental Lactogenprohormone produced by the liver then converted by renin to angiotensin I, then that is converted by ACE to angiotensin II which is a vasoconstrictor


  2. Follicle Stimulating Hormonecauses thyroid gland cells to secrete T3 and T4; stimulates thyroid growth


  3. Antidiuretic Hormonepromotes water retention, in high concentrations is also a vasoconstrictor. both of these effects raise the blood pressure


  4. Epinephrinenoradrenaline; chemical which is excitatory, similar to adrenaline, and affects arousal and memory; raises blood pressure by causing blood vessels to become constricted


  5. Lipotropinpromotes the utilization of fat by the body and is a precursor to the endorphins


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