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Lipids that cause some affects like hormones
Prostaglandins
What are some functions of Prostaglandins?
4 examples
1.can't be stored /used only when needed
2cause smooth muscle to contract
3cause smooth m. in blood vessels to relax lower bp
4 given women to abort babies
____ OR ______ CAN BE AN ENDICRINE IF IT SECRETES A HORMONE
GLAND TISSUE , ENTIRE ORGAN
A Chemical messenger from A to B nerves system must be secreted directly into the blood
HORMONES
Name some VARIOUS HORMONE ACTIONS (A)
1.Control the rate of of chemical reations( glucose to glycogen)
2.Aid in the transport of subtances through membranes(many hormones are carrier molecules)
Name some Various Hormone Action (B)
1.Regulate water & electrolytes (kidneys)
2.Various roles in reproduction (testos &estragn)
3.development in growth