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Action of Glucocorticoid Hormone

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1Glucocorticoid hormones activate genes that are involved in which of the following processes?
A)synthesis of glucose
B)mobilization of fats
C)breakdown of proteins
D)A and B
E)A, B and C



2Glucocorticoids are ________ hormones secreted by ________ glands.
A)peptide ; endocrine
B)peptide ; exocrine
C)steroid ; endocrine
D)steroid ; exocrine
E)None of the above is true



3Arrange the following in the proper order in which they occur during glucocorticoid hormone action.

1. Binding of hormone to receptor
2. Release of HSP90 proteins
3. Entry of hormone into the nucleus
A)1, 2, 3
B)2, 1, 3
C)2, 3, 1
D)3, 2, 1
E)3, 1, 2



4Glucocorticoid response elements function as enhancers.
A)True
B)False



5The glucocorticoid receptor is active as a dimer.
A)True
B)False







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