Self-Quiz Endocrine system

3 which of the following statements is not

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Unformatted text preview: irectly enter target cells and affect specific genes. (d) When a hormone attaches to a membrane receptor, it is termed the first messenger. (e) ATP is a common second messenger in target cells. 3. Which of the following statements is NOT true? (a) The secretion of hormones by the anterior pituitary is controlled by hypothalamic releasing hormones. (b) The pituitary is attached to the hypothalamus by the infundibulum. (c) Hypophyseal portal veins connect the posterior pituitary to the hypothalamus. (d) The anterior pituitary constitutes the majority of the pituitary gland. (e) The posterior pituitary releases hormones produced by neurosecretory cells of the hypothalamus. 4. The hormone that promotes milk release from the mam...
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