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Both peptide hormones and steroid hormones have membrane-bound receptors.
A) True
B) False
B. False
Which of the following is associated with hypothalamus-pituitary interaction?
A) Hypophysiotropin hormones
B) Neurosecretion
C) Releasing hormones
D) Hypophyseal portal system (capillaries
E) All of the above
E. All of the above
The production and secretion of protein hormones requires:
A) rough endoplasmic reticulum and Golgi apparatus.
B) secretion granules and exocytosis.
C) smooth endoplasmic reticulum.
D) A and B.
E) B and C.
D) A and B
Which of the following could influence the concentration of a hormone in blood?
A) Rates of secretion, excretion and metabolic conversion of the hormone.
B) The concentration of a specific binding protein for the hormone.
C) The functional state of the liver or kidneys.
D) A and B.
E) A, B and C.
E)A, B and C.
Removal of the adrenal cortices (plural of "cortex") would result in
A) Decreased blood concentrations of cortisol and aldosterone, and increased concentrations of CRH and ACTH.
B) Decreased blood concentrations of epinephrine and norepinephrine, and no change in concentrations of CRH and ACTH.
C) Decreased blood concentrations of thyroid hormones, and increased concentrations of TRH and TSH.
D) Increased blood concentrations of cortisol and aldosterone, and decreased concentrations of CRH and ACTH.
E) Decreased blood concentrations of prolactin.
E) Decreased blood concentrations of prolactin.
Dopamine is
A) a neurotransmitter.
B) a catecholamine.
C) a hormone.
D) A and B.
E) A, B and C.
E) A, B and C.
The name of the chemical class of hormones that are not soluble in water is "amines."
A) True
B) False
B) False
Receptor up-regulation refers to the decrease in receptors for a hormone following an exposure to high concentrations of hormone.
A) True
B) False
B) False
Hypo-responsiveness to a hormone
A) may be caused by abnormalities in the receptor for that hormone
B) may result from a defect in the events occurring after the hormone binds to the receptor
C) may be caused by a deficiency or lack of enzyme present to catalyze the activation following binding
D) occurs with type 2 diabetes mellitus
E) all of the above
E) all of the above
Which of the following is NOT associated with thyroid gland and its function or malfunction?
A) Thyroglobulin
B) Tetraiodothyronine
C) Iodine
D) Acromegaly
E) Tyrosine
D) Acromegaly
Growth hormone
A) promotes postnatal growth of the body especially of bones
B) is released from anterior pituitary gland
C) can act directly on its target tissues for its growth promoting actions tissue and does not require the mediation IGF hormones.
D) A and B
E) A, B and C
D) A and B
Which of the following is correct about Cushing’s disease
A) It is caused by increased secretion of cortisol
B) It is a disorder of the adrenal cortex
C) It may be caused by increased secretion of ACTH
D) It is characterized by major changes in fat distribution in the body and osteoporosis
E) All of the above
E) All of the above