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Chapter 46 Online Questions
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act within an organ as local regulators
What is NOT true of the action of hydrophilic hormones?
they have a long duration of action (days)
What is the proximate cause of a goiter?
elevated levels of thyroid stimulating hormone
The hormones insulin and glucagon are produced by different cells in the pancreas and have antagonistic effects. Insulin promotes the cellular uptake of glucose into liver, muscle and fat cells. What occurs when blood glucose levels decrease?
both increase glucagon and glucose release from the liver
You are rearing some plant bugs in the lab and they go through regular molts but never become sexually mature and remain in the nymphs. What could be the cause of this?
a juvenile hormone analogue in the food
Hormones have the following property(ies):
they are both complex and stable
Lipophilic hormones generally work faster than hydrophilic hormones because they pass through the cell membrane and work directly in the cell
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) is secreted by the posterior pituitary and stimulates water reabsorption by the kidneys. What happens if you become dehydrated?
more ADH is secreted
A person who exhibits weight loss, nervousness and overheating, may be suffering from:
Hormones are only produced by endocrine glands
Insulin and ADH are examples of
Norepinephrine is a
neurotransmitter and hormone
Which of the following statements about prostaglandins is true?
none of these are true
regulate cell different cells int eh immune system
Which of the following types of hormones enter their target cells?
Which of these does NOT act as a hormone?
bind to the membrane receptors in initiate signal transduction pathways
The two glands which control the body's centers are the
pituitary and hypothalamus
This gland regulates basal metabolism and development.
This hormone can control daily wake-sleep cycles.
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