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2 things glom can do in disease

bleed - red cells in urine (inflammatory process/nephritic syndrome)

leak - proteins get through filtration (nephrotic syndrome)

2

best way to deliver peptide hormones

injection

3

target of peptide hormones

gpcr/kinases

4

3 outcomes of peptide hormones

membrane effects, cellular traffic, enzyme action

5

delivery of steroid hormones

GI or skin

6

target of steroid hormones

intracellular receptors that travel to nucleus to affect transcription

7

usually hormone excess =

down regulation of receptors

8

usually hormone deficiency =

up regulation of receptors

9

T/F hormone excess is okay sometimes

T

10

T/F hormone deficiency = 0 hormone

F (every cell produces a little hormone)

11

best way to assess gland response

stimulation or suppression of gland

12

common etiology of endocrine disorders

autoimmune (genetic)

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endocrine more common in men or women?

women