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Triiodothyronine: Quiz


Question 1: The latter two effects act to produce the typical bounding pulse seen in ________.
Graves' diseaseHyperthyroidismHashitoxicosisHypopituitarism

Question 2: It stimulates the production of ________, neurotransmitters and axon growth.
Schwann cellNervous systemMyelinNeuron

Question 3:
What is the chemical name of Triiodothyronine (IUPAC)
4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxybenzoic acid
3-Hydroxy-2-phenylpropanoic acid
-2-amino-3- 3,5-diiodo-phenylpropanoic acid

Question 4:
What is Triiodothyronine also known as?
Methyl pentyl ketone

Question 5: In the ________, T4 is converted to T3.
Endocrine systemAdrenal glandThyroidTesticle

Question 6: T3 increases the ________ and thus increases the body's oxygen and energy consumption.
Heartbeat hypothesisMetabolismAutonomic nervous systemBasal metabolic rate

Question 7: This has the effect of increasing the ________ of the hormone and decreasing the rate at which it is taken up by peripheral tissues.
Radioactive decayCosmic rayHalf-lifeNuclear fission

Question 8: This thyroid hormone is similar to thyroxine but with one fewer iodine ________ per molecule.

Question 9: In the follicular lumen, ________ residues become iodinated.

Question 10: This results in increased systolic blood pressure and decreased ________.
Blood pressureCirculatory systemRenin-angiotensin systemVasodilation

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