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Epinephrine: Quiz


Question 1: Use is contraindicated for patients on non-selective β-blockers because severe hypertension and even ________ may result.
Epidural hematomaSubarachnoid hemorrhageIntracranial hemorrhageCerebral hemorrhage

Question 2: ________ released by preganglionic sympathetic fibers of these nerves acts on nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, causing cell depolarization and an influx of calcium through voltage-gated calcium channels.
Kynurenic acidKetamineAcetylcholineDextromethorphan

Question 3:
What is the molecular weight of Epinephrine?
183.204 g/mol
234.380 g/mol
274.440 g/mol

Question 4: Epinephrine, widely called adrenaline, is a ________ and neurotransmitter.
Endocrine systemProgesteroneTestosteroneHormone

Question 5: The term adrenaline junkie was popularly used in the 1991 movie ________ to describe individuals who enjoyed dangerous activities (such as extreme sports) for the adrenaline "rush".
Aliens (film)Titanic (1997 film)Point BreakStrange Days (film)

Question 6:
What is the chemical name of Epinephrine (IUPAC)
1-S,3-S-diethyl benzene-1,3-dicarbothioate

Question 7:
How is Epinephrine excreted?
Renal 40u201350% ,
10-15% unchanged

Question 8: Tyrosine is first oxidized to ________, which is subsequently decarboxylated to give dopamine.

Question 9: Whether or not the positive response is caused specifically by epinephrine is difficult to determine, as ________ are also released during the fight-or-flight response to such activities.

Question 10: Adrenaline is synthesized via methylation of the primary distal amine of noradrenaline by phenylethanolamine N-methyltransferase (PNMT) in the ________ of adrenergic neurons and cells of the adrenal medulla (so-called chromaffin cells).
Cell (biology)CytosolMetabolismMitochondrion

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