A&P 3

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pharmd14
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39363
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A&P 3
Updated:
2010-10-03 17:12:19
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Anatomy physiology
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Endocrine system
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  1. What is the endocrine system?
    It is a system of glands that secrete hormones which enter circulation
  2. Whats a hormone
    A chemical messenger
  3. What are the 3 types of hormones?
    • Amines
    • Peptides/Protiens
    • Steroids
  4. What amino acid are the amine hormones derived from?
    Tyrosine
  5. Where are the amine hormones released from?
    • Thyroid
    • Adrenal Gland
    • Hypothalamus
  6. GPCR
    G-Protien Coupled Receptors
  7. What is the precursor form of insulin
    Pre-pro-insulin
  8. what are steroid hormones derived from?
    cholesterol
  9. where are steroid hormones released from?
    • adrenal glands
    • gonads
  10. What are some factors regulating hormone levels?
    • Not all pathways apply to all hormones
    • There are circulating hormones (bound/unbound)

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