HW6 - Drugs and Behavior, Homework 6, Fall 2008 Name: Due:...

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Drugs and Behavior, Homework 6, Fall 2008 Due: October 30, 2008 Name: 1. Name three types of steroids. What brain region releases steroids made by the body? (1pt) Three types of steroids include corticosteroids, sex steroids, and anabolic-androgenic steroids. Steroids are released by the hypothalamus 2. What receptor do steroids bind to? Do steroids act as agonists or antagonists at this receptor? (1pt) Steroids bind to steroid receptors which can be located both on the inside and outside of the cell membrane. Steroids act as agonists at this receptor. 3. What molecule are anabolic steroids structurally related to? (1pt) Anabolic steroids are structurally related to testosterone . 4. Name and define two methods of administering anabolic steroids. (1pt) a. Oral: pill b. Intramuscular injection: injected into the muscle 1
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5. Does the government (i.e. FDA) regulate herbal drugs? (1pt) The FDA does not regulate any natural drug (i.e. herbal drug) that is not already regulated by the FDA.
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HW6 - Drugs and Behavior, Homework 6, Fall 2008 Name: Due:...

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