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Unformatted text preview: III. Hypothalamic-Posterior Pituitary Axis A. ADH 1. When is ADH released? What does it do upon release? 2. How does alcohol affect ADH? Does a person who has been drinking have more dilute or concentrated urine? B. Oxytocin 1. What signal transduction mechanism does oxytocin utilize? 2. What is the role of oxytocin when a woman is in labor? 3. What is the effect of oxytocin on breasts? III. Thyroid Hormone I. Regulation II. Abnormalities-Hypothyroidism: Low levels of thyroid hormone-Hyperthyroidism: High levels of thyroid hormone 1. If one has a pituitary tumor that secretes TSH, what happens to the levels of T3,T4 and TRH. Is this a primary, secondary, or tertiary problem? BICD 150: Endocrinology Lecture 4,5, Handout 2 4/13/11 2. What are some ways that a primary problem in the thyroid gland can affect the levels of TRH, TSH, and T3/T4?...
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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