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Physiology | Medicine (MD/DO) School Study Aid


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Fundamentals of Endocrine Physiology
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Peptide Hormones
Characteristics
Fast-Acting and Short-Lived
Bind To Cell Membrane Receptors
Stimulate Secondary Messengers
Amino Acid-Derived
Examples
Insulin
Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
Vasopressin
Oxytocin
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2 mins
Steroid Hormones
Characteristics
Nuclear Membrane
Long-Lived and Slow-Acting
Cholesterol-Derived
Intracellular Receptors
DNA Transcription
Examples
Testosterone
Aldosterone
Estrogen
Cortisol
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2 mins
Insulin Synthesis
Synthesis
Preproinsulin
Rough Endoplasmic Reticulum
Proinsulin 
Golgi Body
Beta Cells Release Insulin
Beta Cells Release C-peptide
Clinical Relevance
Insulinoma
Sulfonylureas
Surreptitious Insulin Use
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2 mins

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