Mechanism of Hormone Action

Mechanism of Hormone Action: Hormones produce their effects on target tissues by binding to receptor proteins present in the target tissues. On the basis of chemical nature, hormones are divided into: Peptide, polypeptide & protein hormones: Insulin, Glucagon, Pituitary hormones, Hypothalamic hormones. Steroids: Cortisol, Testosterone, Progesterone, Estrogen. Iodothyronines: Thyroid hormones. Amino …

Digestive Enzymes

DIGESTIVE ENZYMES: Digestion of carbohydrates: In oral cavity: By Saliva: Amylase (ptyalin) converts starch & glycogen → Maltose. In the small intestine: By Pancreatic juices: α – Amylase converts starch → Maltose. By Intestinal juices: Maltase converts maltose →glucose. Sucrase converts sucrose → glucose & fructose. Lactase converts lactose → …

Animal physiology MCQ 1

  (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Question #1: In the mammalian kidney, what causes water to be reabsorbed in the descending limb of the loop of Henle? Active transport of salt out of the tubule. An increase in the osmolarity …