Week 7 Handout

Week 7 Handout - List the main stimulators and inhibitors...

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TA: Manely Leilah Yafeh Week 7 Handout 1. List the main effects of the placental hormones and sketch a graph of their levels throughout pregnancy. 2. Which main hormones demonstrate aberrant secretion in the maternal system during pregnancy? 3. What is the proposed hypothesis for the induction of parturition (labor and birth) in humans?
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4. Why is insulin the hormone of the “fed state”? Why is glucagon the hormone of the “fasted state”?
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Unformatted text preview: List the main stimulators and inhibitors of insulin secretion. 5. List and discuss the characteristics of the five main types of glucose transporters. Where are they found? 6. Explain the mechanism of insulin secretion by pancreatic beta cells. Why is sulfonylurea commonly used as a treatment for diabetes mellitus? Sketch a graph of insulin secretion from the beta cells over time in response to high serum glucose levels....
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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.

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