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Growth and Thyroid Hormone

Postby reyrey389 » Tue Dec 13, 2011 3:26 am

1) Growth hormone and thyroid hormone both stimulate protein synthesis and osteoblast activity?
My notes had somewhat similar definitions for both of these, I was wondering are growth hormones and thyroid both the same? Or are they different, but they both increase the rat e of protein synthesis and osteoblast activity?

2) Also, I was mixing up the function of thyroid and parathyroid hormones.
Does thyroid secrete calcitonin to lower blood levels
and parathyroid secrete calcium/phosphates to raise blood levels?

Ty, any help would be appreciated.
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Postby JackBean » Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:27 am

1) they are not the same, growth hormones are usually peptides, while thyroid are not

2) parathyroid hormones should increase level of calcium

Cis or trans? That's what matters.
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