Glands, Hormones and Enzymes

1. The effect of hormones on the body is the “Coordination of functions of different organs.”
2. Goitre is caused by the deficiency of “Iodine.”
3. Enzyme is a “Bio-catalyst.”
4. The enzyme that converts glucose to ethyl alcohol is “Invertase.”
5. The endocrine system chemically controls the various functions of cells, tissues, and organs through the secretion of “Hormones.”
6. One of the chemical messengers produced by endocrine glands is called “Enzymes.”
7. Ethylene is a hormone produced by “Plants.”
8. Ecdysone is a hormone produced by “Insects.”
9. The vitamin now recognized as a steroid-like hormone is “Vitamin D.”
10. The gland that secretes many hormones and controls the functions of other endocrine glands is the “Pituitary gland.”
11. Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by endocrine cells of the “Pancreas.”
12. Glucagon is a peptide hormone produced by endocrine cells of the “Pancreas.”
13. Exocrine glands are “Salivary glands and Sweat glands.”
14. The hormone prolactin is produced in the “Pituitary gland.”
15. Our thyroid gland is located in the “Neck region.”
16. The hormone cortisol comes from the “Adrenal cortex.”
17. Calcitonin is not secreted by the Pituitary Gland.
18. The endocrine gland involved in causing Diabetes Insipidus is the “Pituitary.”
19. Acromegaly is caused by an excess secretion of the pituitary hormone “Growth Hormone (GH).”
20. The Islets of Langerhans are located in the “Pancreas.”
21. The hormones that cause the clinical manifestations of Graves disease are “Thyroid hormones.”
22. The endocrine gland involved in the clinical condition known as Myxedema is the “Thyroid.”
23. The endocrine gland that does NOT stimulate the production of testosterone or synthesize the male hormone is the “Thyroid.
24. The endocrine gland that produces melatonin is the “Pineal gland.”
25. The enzyme in stomach acid is called “Pepsin.”
26. Enzymes belong to the group of macro-molecules known as “Proteins.”
27. “Adenoids” is not one of the salivary glands.
28. The gland that does not produce digestive enzymes is the “Thyroid.”
29. The enzyme Lipase is a catalyst for the metabolism of “Fats.”
30. The digestive enzyme that breaks down starch to maltose is “Amylase.”
31. The gland in the human body popularly called ‘Adam’s apple is the “Thyroid.”
32. “Insulin” is not a plant hormone.
33. The largest endocrine gland is the “Thyroid gland.”
34. The smallest gland in the human body is the “Pineal gland.”
35. The human gland that secretes growth hormone is the “Pituitary gland.”
36. Heightened emotion is caused by the “Adrenal glands.”
37. There are “3” pairs of salivary glands.
38. The gland called the “Master Gland” is the “Pituitary gland.”
39. The Pituitary gland is located just below the “Brain.”
40. Normally, trypsin is produced by the organ “Pancreas.”
41. Pepsin, a digestive enzyme, is produced in the “Stomach.”
42. The gastric glands in the stomach produce an enzyme called “Pepsin.”
43. Enzymes belong to the category of “Proteins.”
44. Enzymes are sensitive to “All three” factors: Heat, pH, and Poisons.
45. The enzyme present in the saliva of man is “Amylase.”
46. The enzyme that converts proteins into peptones is “Pepsin.”
47. The enzyme that converts glucose into ethyl alcohol is “Zymase.”

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