Hormones and neuropeptidesia

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  1. manjeet

    manjeet Guest

    Theme: Hormones and neuropeptidesia
    A Leptin
    B Oxytocin
    C Somatostatin
    D Neurotensin
    E Cholecystokinin
    F Encephalin
    G Neuropeptide Y
    H Gastrin
    I Substance P
    J Ghrelin

    Select the hormone/ neuropeptide described in each of the following
    a. Secreted by the stomach to increase hunger

    b. Secreted by the intestine and acts as an appetite suppressant

    c. Secreted by Adipose tissue and acts on receptors in the hypothalamus where it inhibits appetite

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