5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a Produced by the thyroid gland and decreases the blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposit in the bones (calcitonin keeps the bone in). The antagonist of the parathyroid hormone.
- b Storage/transport of materials in the cell; All Eukaryotes
- c Sequesters cytoplasmic material and organelles for degradation; All Eukaryotes
- d 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.
- e A portion of the brain that contains a number of small nuclei with a variety of functions, it connects the nervous system to the endocrine system.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Function not well understood; secreted by adipocytes (fat cells) and may communicate signal low blood sugar; recently associated with the development of insulin insensitivity
- a hormone that is released by a neuron (e.g., norepinephrine or vasopressin)
- In colligative properties calculations this variable corrects for ionic dissociation
5 True/False questions
Low T3 Syndrome (Wilson's Syndrome) → May result in loss of pituitary functions: ceasing of menstrual periods, infertility, fatigue, and intolerance to stress/infection.
Dihydrotestosterone → DHT
amino acid → basic building blocks of protein molecules
Adiponectin → appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic
Mole Fraction → A concentration at which no further solute will dissolve in a solution