march 26 - March 26 Bio Extra Credit#2 1 pick a...

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March 26 Bio Extra Credit #2 1. pick a disease/disorder 2. symptoms/signs of disease 3. cause of disease 4. treatment for disease 5. relation to class 6. references The Endocrine System: Chemical Control of the Body Which of the following would you expect to see a lot of in the cells of an endocrine gland? - RER - SER - both - neither Hypothalamus-Pituitary Complex - hypothalamus - pituitary gland Anterior Pituitary = larger lobe of pituitary - circulatory connection to hypothalamus - makes and secretes 6 hormones - tropic hormones = goes to an endocrine gland and regulates its hormones - thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) = stimulates synthesis and release of thyroid hormones - adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) = stimulates the synthesis and secretion of glucocorticoid hormones from adrenal cortex - follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) = promotes development of eggs and sperm - stimulates secretion of estrogen - luteinizing hormone (LH) - stimulates ovulation - stimulates secretion of estrogen and progesterone (steroid hormones)
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2009 for the course BIO 309D taught by Professor Jessicawandelt during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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