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Lecture 1/19/12 Chapter 40, 45 Endocrine Signaling Big Questions / Learning Objectives 1. Compare and contrast the basic organization and function of communication by the nervous and endocrine systems. 2. Describe the components of a simple endocrine pathway. 3. Provide two examples of positive feedback loops involved in human reproduction. 4. Describe an example of a negative feedback loop in an endocrine pathway. 5. Explain why target cells exposed to the same hormone may respond in different ways. 6. Describe the nature and location of intracellular receptors for hormones that pass easily through cell membranes. Explain how their role compares to that of the receptors for water-soluble hormones. 7. Distinguish between the roles of alpha and beta cells in the pancreas. 8. Distinguish between type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus.
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Unformatted text preview: 9. Explain how the hypothalamus and pituitary coordinate many endocrine system functions. 10. Outline the hormone cascade pathway regulating the cold response in human infants. 11. Contrast the role of hormones in sex determination in male and female rabbits or humans. Topic / Working Vocabulary List androgen anterior pituitary diabetes mellitus endocrine gland epinephrine estrogen exocrine gland glucagon glycogen hormone islets of Langerhans* neurohormone neurosecretory cell* oxytocin pancreas pituitary gland posterior pituitary releasing hormone signal transduction pathway steroid hormone testosterone thyroid gland thyroid hormone (T3 and T4) thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) tropic hormone *Covered in assigned reading and homework rather than lecture...
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