5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Glucocorticoids of the adrenal cortex are made in what zone?
- Where do you find Motilin?
- What happens when your body has a low blood glucose level?
- What is the effect of insulin on liver
- a Insulin causes the liver to uptake glucose, make glycogen, synthesize fatty acids and decrease glucose synthesis
- b Low blood glucose level stimulates the alpha cells of pancreas to produce and release glucagon into the blood stream. Glucagon stimulates liver to break down glycogen into glucose. Blood glucose levels rise.
- c Zona fasciculata and secondarily the zona reticularis
- d In the brain and the GI
- e repelling, tending not to combine with, or incapable of dissolving in lipids; not able to cross the cell membrane without a transport protein; implies hydrophilic
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- promotes water retention, in high concentrations is also a vasoconstrictor. both of these effects raise the blood pressure
- classically intracellular; hormone passes through cell membrane and acts through a binding cascade to affect transcription
- Duodenum and Jejunum
5 True/False Questions
Hepcidin → inhibits iron uptake, prevent release of iron
Calcitonin target tissues → Bone, kidney, intestine
What stimulates the release of GIP? → Released after a carb and fat rich meal.
-Glucose, galactose, sweetness on the tongue.
thyroid follicular cells → stored in thyroid lumen; iodine in incorporated in tyrosine residues to become thyroxine
Functions of the pituitary gland → pineal gland and brain in mammals