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Vasopressin: Quiz

  

Question 1: Arginine vasopressin (AVP), also known as vasopressin, argipressin or antidiuretic hormone (ADH), is a ________ found in most mammals, including humans.
ProgesteroneEndocrine systemHormoneTestosterone

Question 2:
Vasopressin, Oxytocin and Somatostatin are all:
Renal physiology Neurotransmitters Neuropeptides Neuroendocrinology

Question 3: In the perioperative period, the effects of surgical stress and some commonly used medications (e.g., ________, syntocinon, anti-emetics) lead to a similar state of excess vasopressin secretion.
OpioidMorphineOpiateOpium

Question 4: Secretion in response to increases in plasma osmotic pressure is mediated by osmoreceptors in the ________.
Pituitary glandHypothalamusPosterior pituitaryPineal gland

Question 5: ________ (alcohol) acts as an antagonist for AVP in the collecting ducts of the kidneys, which prevents aquaporins from binding to the collecting ducts, and prevents water reabsorption.
FlumazenilAlcoholic beverageEthanol1,4-Butanediol

Question 6: [1] Vasopressin is a peptide hormone that controls the reabsorption of molecules in the tubules of the ________ by affecting the tissue's permeability.
Endocrine systemKidneyLiverUrinary system

Question 7:
Vasopressin, Adderall and Methylphenidate are all:
Posterior pituitary hormones Neuroendocrinology Neuropeptides Nootropics

Question 8: It had been shown to be more effective than epinephrine in asystolic ________.
Coronary artery diseaseCardiac arrestMyocardial infarctionPulseless electrical activity

Question 9: The amino acid sequence of arginine vasopressin is Cys-Tyr-Phe-Gln-Asn-Cys-Pro-Arg-Gly, with the cysteine residues forming a ________.
Peptide bondPosttranslational modificationDisulfide bondMethylation

Question 10: Terlipressin and related analogues are used as ________ in certain conditions.
AngiotensinVasodilationVasoconstrictionBlood pressure
















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