What are peptide hormones?
A) chemically related to cholesterol
B) derived from the amino acid tyrosine
D) produced by the suprarenal glands
E) composed of amino acids
Re: What are peptide hormones?
Peptide hormones are signalling substances (hormones) that are peptides, i. e. that are assembled as a chain of amino acids.
The peptide hormone insulin regulates the absorption of glucose in body cells. It has a glucose-lowering effect and plays an essential role in the treatment of diabetes mellitus. Insulin is the natural antagonist of the hormone
-Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP)
-Human growth hormone (HGH)
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