Mechanism of Hormone Action -1 Online Test

The secretion of a nonpolar hormone is regulated by __________.

Where in the cell are peptide hormones synthesized?

Name the prohormone from which ACTH and alpha-MSH are produced.

Dopamine, epinephrine, and norepinephrine are collectively referred to as the ______________.

Which of these hormones bind to an intracellular receptor?

Which type of hormone is PTH (parathyroid hormone)?

Which type of hormone is 1,25(OH)2D (the active form of vitamin D)?

Receptors for water-soluble hormones are found on the _____________

of target cells, while receptors for lipid-soluble hormones are found in the

________ or________ of cells.

The steps of the cAMP second messenger system in the correct

chronological sequence are:

1.G-protein binds to adenylate cyclase which converts ATP into cAMP.

2. Activated protein kinases elicit the cell response.

3. Hormone binds with Receptor.

4. cAMP phosphorylates protein kinases.

5. Receptor changes shape and activates G-protein.

Which of the following hormone is derived from cholesterol?

Prostaglandins are synthesized from --

Out of the pancreatic secretions which of these isconsidered exocrine secretions?

Hormones can stimulate any cell in the body.

Peptide hormones stimulate protein synthesis

Endocrine glands secrete their products into _____.


Hormones are secreted by endocrine glands. Hormones are classified into two categories depending on their mechanism of action.
The questions in this test are related to the topics:
Classification of hormones and mechanism of hormone action.
This test targets the students preparing for the medical entrances and makes the concepts related to mechanism of hormone action clear.



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