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Unformatted text preview: BICD 150: Endocrinology Handout 7, 5/18/11 I. Disorders of Sexual Development Female: 1. What is it called when a woman is XO? What problems does she develop? 2. What is it called when a woman is XXX? What problems does she develop? 3. What happens when someone is XX with an SRY gene on the X chromosome instead of Y? Male: 1. What happens to a male with the following? A. YO B. XXY C. Testicular Feminization D. Dysfunctional androgen receptor How might one treat precocious puberty? Why is this effective? II. Leptin 1. What are ob/ob mice? What do they look like? BICD 150: Endocrinology Handout 7, 5/18/11 2. What is the mechanism of action of leptin? 3. How is leptin related to menstruation? III. Pancreatic Hormones 1. Match the following: Secrete insulin A. Beta cells Secrete Glucagon B. Delta cells Secrete Somatostatin C. Alpha cells 2. How does glucose stimulate insulin secretion? 3. How do sulfonylureas stimulate insulin secretion?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2012 for the course BICD 150 taught by Professor Fortes during the Winter '09 term at UCSD.
- Winter '09