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Unformatted text preview: (glucocorticoid) Increase energy supplies in response to stress (bread down muscle protein for conversion to glucose) Steroid Aldosterone (mineralocorticoid) Stimulates kidney cells to reabsorb sodium ions and water from flitrate Testes Testosterone Secondary sex characteristics Ovaries Estrogen Growth of mother sex organs; causes LH surge Progesterone Prepares and maintains uterus for pregnancy Describe the 2 general mechanisms by which chemical signals trigger responses in target cells, depending on the location of the receptor. 1. Which hormones utilize this mechanism 2. Which organ or gland produce the hormone 3. What is the hormones action...
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