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1

what are the 3 types of hormone?

proteins/peptides

steroids

tyrosine+ tryptophan derivatives

2

what are the 4 basic types of receptor?

G-protein coupled receptor
receptor tyrosine kinase families
receptors associated with tyrosine kinase activity
steroid hormone receptors

3

low TSH suggest what

hyperthyroidism

4

high TSH suggests what

hypothyroidism

5

where is prolactin secreted from?

lactotroph cells of anterior pituitary

6

what does vasopressin do to blood vessles

constriction

7

what does vasopressin do to kidneys

stimulates fluid reabsorption

8

diagnostic test for cushings

low dose dexamethasone suppression test

9

what is MEN?

multiple endocrine neoplasia

10

pituitary
parathyroid
bronchial
enteropancreatic

men 1

11

nerve
parathyroid
thyroid c cells
adrenal

men 2