BICD 150 Handout #1

BICD 150 Handout #1 - Handout #1, 4/6/11 BICD 150: Lectures...

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Handout #1, 4/6/11 BICD 150: Lectures #1-3 1. The Kd of a hormone is determined by what ratio? 2. How are Kd and hormone receptor affinity related? 3. Chemical signaling can be conducted through 5 types of glands: exocrine, juxtacrine, autocrine, paracrine, and endocrine. Fill in the Chart Below. Gland Type Where is Signal Sent? Examples Exocrine Juxtacrine Autocrine Paracrine Endocrine 4. Fill in the chart below highlighting the different types of hormone classes. Hormone Receptor Location Derived From? Response Rate Duration of Response Examples Steroid Thyroid
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Handout #1, 4/6/11 Protein Catecholamine 5. a.) What is a hormone agonist? What is a hormone antagonist? b.) Heroin is a highly addictive opioid used as an analgesic and recreationally for euphoric effects. Heroin addicts are sometimes given methadone to help treat their withdrawal symptoms. Methadone is an opioid agonist and glutamate (excitatory neurotransmitter in the CNS) antagonist. How do you think methadone is working to reduce withdrawal symptoms?
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