LO1 - Endocrine System Learning Objectives Due Thursday,...

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Endocrine System Learning Objectives Due Thursday, April 15 th 1. What is the definition of a hormone? What is paracrine and autocrine communication? 2. What are the similarities between the endocrine and nervous systems? 3. Know the mechanism of action of the G proteins. 4. Know the mechanism by which steroid hormones work. 5. What are the chemical classifications of hormones? 6. Describe how the metabolism of receptors can lead to down-regulation or up-regulation. 7. What roles does the autonomic nervous system play in controlling hormone secretion? 8. What is the relationship between reproductive system hormones and thyroid hormones? 9. What is the relationship between glucagon and epinephrine? 10. Define negative feedback. 11. What are the three major types of stimuli that initiate the release of hormones? 12. Name and very briefly describe the hormones of the anterior and posterior pituitary glands. 13. What is the relationship between the pituitary gland and hypothalamus?
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2010 for the course ANP ANP 242 taught by Professor Sargizi during the Spring '10 term at Nashville State Community College.

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