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BIOL 13100 Biology II: Development, Structure, and Function of Organisms Nancy Pelaez, Jan 20, 2010, Purdue University, Spring 2010  Freeman (‘08)  Ch 32 690-698, 41 913-924 Lecture 4:  Diversity of Animal Form and Function:  Animal molecule, cell, tissue, organ and system structures correlate with their functions. Adaptive traits help an animal survive and produce offspring Protein structure - with Oxytocin and Vasopressin as models 1.1 Protein interactions (lock and key) happen at cell-cell junctions  1.2 Peptide hormones:  tertiary structure of Mesotocin, Oxytocin, and  Vasopressin Hormone hormone receptor
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1.2.1 Oxytocin (OT) release from the brain of mammals reduces anxiety, promotes social  recognition, monogamous partner preferences, trust, and maternal behaviors, including  maternal aggression:  http://www.3dchem.com/molecules.asp?ID=355# 1.2.2 Arginine vasopressin (AVP) is released when the body is low on water; it causes 
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