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  1. Neuropeptide Y
  2. Adiponectin
  3. Incretins
  4. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  5. Prolactin Releasing Hormone
  1. a secreted by gastrointestinal tract; enhance glucose-stimulated release of insulin; inhibit glucagon
  2. b neurotransmitter found in several brain areas, most notably the hypothalamus, that stimulates eating behavior and reduces metabolism, promoting positive energy balance and weight gain
  3. c appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic
  4. d stimulates the corpus luteum to grow and secrete estrogen and progesterone at a higher rate; pregnancy tests work by detecting this in women's urine
  5. e stimulates the release of prolactin from the pituitary

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. This hormone ensures a sufficient supply of protein, glucose, and minerals are available to the fetus.
  2. vasoconstrictor that results in an increase in blood pressure
  3. "salt-retaining hormone" which promotes the retention of Na+ by the kidneys. Na+ retention promotes water retention, which promotes a higher blood volume and pressure
  4. causes melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)
  5. The antagonist of insulin. Its release is stimulated by low blood glucose levels. It stimulates the liver, its primary target organ, to break down its glycogen stores to glucose and subsequently to release glucose to the blood.

5 True/False questions

  1. Thymulininvolved in T-cell differentiation and enhancement of T and natural killer cell actions


  2. Orexina hormone produced by the placenta prior to labor, causes the ligaments within the pelvis to loosen


  3. Thyrotropin Releasing Hormonesignals the pituitary gland to release TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)


  4. TestosteroneThe male sex hormone produced by the testes which promotes the maturation of the reproductive system, development of the male secondary sex characteristics, and is responsible for sexual drive (libido)


  5. Androstenedionevasoconstrictor that results in an increase in blood pressure