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5 Matching questions

  1. Calcitriol
  2. Serotonin
  3. Structure of cortex of adrenal gland
  4. Results of Copp experiment
  5. Hepcidin
  1. a CNS (Central Nervous System)
  2. b Yellow, derived from mesoderm
  3. c Systemic blood calcium level fell more rapidly than could be achieved by surgical thyro-parathyroidectomy
  4. d Liver
  5. e steroid hormone produced by the kidneys in response to the presence of PTH; stimulates calcium and phosphate ion absorption in the digestive tract; the active form of Vitamin D

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Target cells- uterus and mammary glands
  2. E2
  3. Cell receptors are coupled with G proteins
    -Gs mediates stimulation of adenylyl cyclase and the production of cAMP which activates protein kinase A
    -Gq stimulates phospholipase C to form second messengers inositol-triphosphate and diacylglycerol from phosphatidyl-insitol-biphosphate
  4. Receptor- GPCR
  5. a major estrogen during pregnancy, the estrogen synthesized by the placenta

5 True/False questions

  1. prohormonea substance that is a precursor to a hormone, usually modified into the hormone's final form in the endoplasmic reticulum


  2. hyperplasiarepelling, tending not to combine with, or incapable of dissolving in water (or other aqueous solutions, like blood); implies lipophilic


  3. PioglitazoneBN: Actos

    Class: Thiazolidinedione


  4. EstradiolThe chief estrogen, females produce more than males, develops and maintains female secondary sex characteristics, important roles in menstruation and pregnancy


  5. Hypoparathyroidismusually a tumor