Endocrine Physiology Quiz, Part 4

Quiz questions provided by Dr. Dominic L. Palazzolo, PhD Professor of Physiology, LMU-DCOM

46. Oxytocin __________.

47. Plasma levels of growth hormone are highest during__________.

48. Prolactin actions include all the following EXCEPT:

49. The action of 5-deiodinase in peripheral tissue will most likely yield __________.

50. Thyroid peroxidase is directly inhibited by __________.

51. The triiodothyronine (T3) nuclear receptor activates the thyroid regulatory element (TRE) as a dimer with __________.

52. An aldehyde at position C-18 will make a steroid into a more potent__________.

53. Aldosterone synthase is produced in the __________.

54. Adrenoxin is __________.

55. All of the following terms accurately describe the glucocorticoids EXCEPT:

56. Which of the following actions would you attribute to epinephrine (EPI) following activation of the sympathetic division of the autonomic nervous system?

57. You expect epinephrine (EPI) to __________.

58. Which of the following profiles would you expect to see after three days of fasting?

59. Melatonin __________.

60. Which of the following hormones IS NOT derived from proopiomelanocortin (POMC)?