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Mechanism of Steroid Hormone Action (Quiz 2)

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1Steroid hormones bind to
A)carbohydrate receptors on the cell membrane of the target cell.
B)carbohydrate receptors in the cytoplasm of the target cell.
C)protein receptors on the cell membrane of the target cell.
D)protein receptors in the cytoplasm of the target cell.
E)protein receptors in the cytoplasm or nucleus of the target cell.



2The steroid hormone-receptor complex binds to
A)hormone response elements in DNA.
B)hormone response elements in mRNA.
C)hormone response elements on proteins.
D)ribosomes to stimulate translation.
E)the cell membrane thereby increasing its permeability.



3The mode of action of steroid hormones involves
A)a second messenger.
B)modification of enzyme activity.
C)stimulation of DNA replication.
D)stimulation of mRNA transcription.
E)inhibition of protein synthesis.



4Steroid hormones travel in the blood attached to lipid carriers.
A)True
B)False



5Steroid hormones are water-soluble.
A)True
B)False







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