When a patient asks about target cell receptors which is the nurses best

When a patient asks about target cell receptors which

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9.When a patient asks about target cell receptors, which is the nurse’s best response? Target cell receptors for most water-soluble hormones are located in the: a.Cytosolb.Cell membranec.Endoplasmic reticulumd.NucleusANS:BWater-soluble hormones bind to cell surface receptors.Water-soluble hormones bind to cell surface receptors, not cytosol.Water-soluble hormones bind to cell surface receptors, not endoplasmic reticulum.Water-soluble hormones bind to cell surface receptors, not the nucleus. REF: p. 427 10.When the endocrinologist asks the staff how the releasing hormones that are made in the hypothalamus travel to the anterior pituitary, how should the staff reply? Via the:
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REF: p. 433 11.An aide asks the nurse what activates tyrosine. What is the nurse’s best response? REF: p. 430 12.A nurse recalls prolactin-inhibiting factor’s target tissue is the:
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REF: p. 444 13.When a staff member asks the nurse which gland secretes ADH and oxytocin, how should the nurse respond? a.Anterior pituitaryb.Posterior pituitaryc.Hypothalamusd.Pineal glandANS:BThe posterior pituitary secretes ADH, which also is called vasopressin, and oxytocin.The anterior pituitary secretes ACTH, melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH), somatotropic hormones (GH, prolactin), and glycoprotein hormones—follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), LH, and TSH.The hypothalamus secretes PRF, which stimulates secretion of prolactin; PIF (dopamine), which inhibits prolactin secretion; TRH, which affects release of thyroid hormones; GH-releasing hormone (GHRH), which stimulates the release of GH; somatostatin, which inhibits the release of GH; gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), which facilitates release FSH and LH; corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), which facilitates the release of ACTH and endorphins; and substance P, which inhibits ACTH release and stimulates release of a variety of other hormones.The pineal gland secretes melatonin.
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