Steroids

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asia.biles
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Steroids
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2013-03-18 23:05:54
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  1. Steroids are made of:
    Cholesterol
  2. ____ act to stimulate the synthesis of glucose from amino acids. These act to reduce:
    Glucocorticoids

    inflammatory and immune responses
  3. ____ act to help regulate electrolyte absorption and excretion via the kidneys
    Mineralocorticoids
  4. ___act to stimulate muscle development and bone development
    Anabolic steroids
  5. _____ are involved with sexual reproduction and sexual characteristics
    Sex hormones and analogs
  6. Name two sets of steroids that have overlapping function.
    1- clucocorticoids have mineralcorticoid activity

    2- anabolic steroids have sex hormone activity
  7. What type of steroids are used to treat auto-immune diseases?
    Glucocorticoids
  8. What type of steroid is used to treat Addison's disease?
    Glucocorticoids
  9. What steroid is used to reduce nausea and vomiting from cancer chemotherapy?
    Glucocorticoids
  10. What are two major adverse effects of Glucucorticoids?
    • 1- Electrolyte imbalance
    • 2- Weight gain

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