Science Quiz / Hypothalamus, Pituitary Gland, and Adrenal Medulla

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The Beta class of adrenergic receptors acts to _____ cAMP levels
2 hormones of the posterior pituitary
Lutenizing hormone releasing hormone acts on which endocrine cell of the anterior pituitary?
oxytocin predominantly comes from which nucleus of the hypothalamus?
the conversion of dopamine to norepinephrine occurs where in the cell?
somatotrophs synthesize what hormone?
carrier proteins for ADH and oxytocin
most abundant endocrine cell in the anterior pituitary
vasopressin or ADH predominantly comes from which nucleus of the hypothalamus?
which hormone stimulates the release of TSH(mostly) and prolactin from the anterior pituitary?
Which two proteins released by the anterior pituitary are peptide hormones?
which two enzymes act to metabolize epinephrine and norepinephrine?
This adrenergic receptor acts to increase phosphoinositide
what is the major metabolite of epinephrine and norepinephrine in the urine?
on which type of adrenergic receptor will epinephrine illicit a greater response than norepinephrine?
this hormone is secreted from the post. pituitary in response to a increase in plasma osmolality or a decrease in blood volume
in stressful situations, cortisol acts on which enzyme?
The hormone that inhibits the release of growth hormone from the anterior pituitary comes from the _____ nucleus of the hypothalamus.
ADH V2 receptors are located in the ________
hormone that inhibits the release of growth hormone
cortisol is made where?
This adrenergic receptor acts to decrease cAMP levels
percentage of norepinephrine or noreadrenaline made by the adrenal medulla
the effect of ADH on blood vessels
ADH V1 receptors are located in the ________
release of what substance from the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus cause the inhibition of the release of prolactin?
True or False: The parvocellular neurons of the hypothalamic nuclei release releasing or inhibiting hormones in the circulation at the median eminence.
Thyrotropin releasing hormone can come from which 2 hypothalamic nuclei?
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Corticotropin releasing hormone is released from the ______ nucleus of the hypothalamus.
What neurotransmitter acts on chromaffin cells to increase the synthesis and release of epinephrine and norepinephrine?
activates myoepithelial cells for release of milk from the breast
under periods of stress, which hormone can stimulate the release of adrenocorticotropin hormone (ACTH)?
epinephrine and norepinephrine act as negative feedback regulators of which enzyme?
conversion of norepinephrine to epinephrine occurs where in the cell?
True or False: Norepinephrine and epinephrine required a carrier protein to be transported in the blood.
percentage of epinephrine or adrenaline made by the adrenal medulla
these trophic cells synthesize follicle stimulating hormone and lutenizing hormone
The anterior and medial nuclei and the preoptic nucleus of the hypothalamus release which hormone?
what enzyme catalyzes the conversion of tyrosine to L Dopa?
thyrotrophs synthesize what hormone?
type of trophic endocrine cell that synthesizes adrenocorticotropic hormone, B endorphin, y-lipotropin
this hormone is involved in inducing uterine contractions and stimulation of tactile receptors in the nipples of the lactating breast
catalyzes the conversion of dopamine to norepinephrine?
The hormone that stimulates the release of growth hormone from the anterior pituitary comes from the _____ nucleus of the hypothalamus.
what enzyme catalyzes the conversion of L Dopa to dopamine?
The hormones released by neurons of the hypothalamus act on trophes or endocrine cells of the anterior or posterior pituitary?
what is responsible for transporting catecholamines in and out of chromaffin granules?
Hormone that stimulates the release of growth hormone
True or False: TSH, FH, and LH are peptide hormones.
precursor to ACTH
2 major sites of action for oxytocin
Where do the neurons of the nuclei of the hypothalamus terminate?
type of trophic endocrine cell that synthesizes prolactin
vasopressin and oxytocin are composed of how many peptides?
catalyzes the conversion of norepinephrine to epinephrine?

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