HP_C17_Study Guide and Practice Questions

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Human Physiology Chapter 17 – The Endocrine System Practice Questions These questions are for practice. All possible content may not be represented in this subset of questions. 1. A chemical signal released by a neuron that influences a target cell is called a neurotransmitter . 2. The part of the negative feedback loop that detects a deviation from a normal value is called sensor . 3. The part of the negative feedback loop that receives a message that a parameter is out of range, then formulates a response is called integrating center 4. Place the following statements about the cAMP second messenger system in the proper sequence: a. 6. Phosphorylated proteins initiate a regulatory response b. 2. G-protein is activated c. 3. Adenylyl cyclase converts ATP to cAMP d. 1. Hormone binds to membrane receptor e. 5. cAMP activates protein kinase A 5. List two second messenger systems described in lecture. What kind of messenger system does insulin use? cAMP, cGMP, inositol triphosphate, DAG, calcium. Protein kinase 6. What kinds of signal molecules use second messenger systems lipophobic and why? They cant make it
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