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  1. Anti-mullerian Hormone
  2. Antidiuretic Hormone
  3. Cortisol
  4. Activin
  5. Estriol
  1. a a major estrogen during pregnancy, the estrogen synthesized by the placenta
  2. b secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by increasing glucose levels and suppressing immune system function
  3. c In male embryos, turns off the development of a uterus and other female structures.
  4. d promotes water retention, in high concentrations is also a vasoconstrictor. both of these effects raise the blood pressure
  5. e antagonist to inhibin: enhances FSH biosynthesis and secretion, and participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. A 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.
  3. neurotransmitter found in several brain areas, most notably the hypothalamus, that stimulates eating behavior and reduces metabolism, promoting positive energy balance and weight gain
  4. enzyme that is produced by the kidney; important for blood pressure and volume regulation; catalyzes the conversion of circulating angiotensinogen to angiotensin I
  5. circulates in blood plasma and directly stimulates bone and cartilage growth

5 True/False questions

  1. Peptide YYa protein secreted by fat cells, when abundant causes the brain to increase metabolism and decreases hunger.


  2. Thromboxanesstimulates production of platelets


  3. Prostaglandinstargets the mammary glands stimulating them to produce breastmilk


  4. Prolactina hormone produced by the placenta prior to labor, causes the ligaments within the pelvis to loosen


  5. Human Chorionic Gonadotropinpromotes the utilization of fat by the body and is a precursor to the endorphins


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