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homework_8_answers - Grodin Micah Homework 8 Due Apr 4 2006...

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Grodin, Micah – Homework 8 – Due: Apr 4 2006, 11:00 pm – Inst: Sara Sutcliffe 1 This print-out should have 15 questions. Multiple-choice questions may continue on the next column or page – find all choices before answering. The due time is Central time. 001 (part 1 of 1) 10 points Molecules that carry signals throughout the body to regulate metabolism and induce a wide variety of physiological responses are called 1. prostaglandins. 2. neurotransmitters. 3. antibodies. 4. hormones. correct 5. steroids. Explanation: 002 (part 1 of 1) 10 points Which statement best describes the functions of the COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes? 1. COX-1 primarily makes hormones that maintain proper kidney function and re- pair the stomach lining while COX-2 makes prostaglandins associated with inflammation, pain, and fever. correct 2. COX-1 makes NSAID drugs associated with inflammation, pain, and fever (like ibuprofen and aspirin) while COX-1 primarily makes hormones that maintain proper kidney function and repair the stomach lining. 3. COX-1 makes prostaglandins associated with inflammation, pain, and fever while COX-2 primarily makes hormones that main- tain proper kidney function and repair the stomach lining. 4. COX-1 primarily makes steroids re- lated to secondary sexual characteristics while COX-2 makes prostaglandins associated with inflammation, pain, and fever. Explanation: 003 (part 1 of 1) 10 points Below is the structure of histamine that causes runny noses, red eyes, and other symp- toms in allergy sufferes. Antihistamines com-
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