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The Actions of Hormones on Target Cells

Interactive Physiology® Quiz: The Actions of Hormones on Target Cells

This activity contains 38 questions.

Question 1
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Question 2
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When a hormone binds to its receptor, the chemical message is transformed into a cellular response.

   
 
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Question 3
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The shape of a molecule has little to do with its biological activity.

   
 
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Target cells convert the extracellular signal into an intracellular biochemical signal.

   
 
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The binding of a hormone to a receptor can result in direct gene activation.

   
 
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All cells respond to the binding of hormones in exactly the same way.

   
 
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A person with low hormone levels over a prolonged period of time would have fewer hormone receptors than if hormone levels were normal.

   
 
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Hormone receptors are replaced and recycled throughout the lifetime of the cell.

   
 
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Hormone receptors
 
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A water-soluble hormone receptor would be found
 
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Prolonged exposure to a hormone will result in
 
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A cell
 
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An example of a second messenger is IP3, which results in calcium ion release from the endoplasmic reticulum.

   
 
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Which hormones are water-soluble?
 
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Which event happens immediately after the activation of a G-protein moderated second messenger system?
 
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The cAMP second messenger system will stop when
 
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The events of a second messenger system
 
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Tyrosine kinase receptors may bind
 
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The level of blood glucose is the primary regulator of insulin secretion.

   
 
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Which of the following inhibits insulin secretion?
 
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When insulin binds to its receptor
 
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Insulin regulates which tissue and/or organ function?
 
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Insulin
 
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Once insulin enters the cell
 
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Insulin binds to its target cell's tyrosine kinase receptors in order to stimulate several metabolic pathways.

   
 
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All diabetics require insulin.

   
 
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The most common disorder of the endocrine system is diabetes insipidus.

   
 
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Which symptom or sign is associated with insulin deficiencies?
 
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______________ is the term for increased frequency of urination.
 
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Which hormone is lipid soluble?
 
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Cortisol
 
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When cortisol enters a cell
 
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Receptors that bind lipid-soluble hormones
 
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Thyroid hormone receptors are found in all the following locations except
 
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