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Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

... not that dormant. The structure of the male and female breast is essentially the same. There is some controversy as to whether mammary glands are not simply sweat glands that expand and develop more alveoli buds as the breast produces lactose when stimulated with prolactin--the hormone ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
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Views: 15633

O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion

... forum but I need a little help. UCLES 03 O level Bio. 5093/2 Dec. Q.5 Suggest an explanation for the fact that the chemicals produced by endocrine glands are usually in the form of small molecules. In fact, I don't even know what does it mean by small molecules. Insulin is a hormone, but it is ...

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by WilliamY
Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:10 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: O level Past paper exam question on gland secretion
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How can i asses the parasie loading of littorina littoria?

... produces an anti-parasitic response so i kinda need them to be as undamaged as possible. The trematodes would be located in the foot and digestive glands. Infection by the parasites would be in the forms o: rediae, sporocysts and metacercaria (basically cysts).

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by marineman
Fri Feb 22, 2013 6:38 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: How can i asses the parasie loading of littorina littoria?
Replies: 7
Views: 2737

Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... 3. A 35 year-old XY subject with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (21-hydroxylase deficiency) would have: a. moon face b. enlarged adrenal glands c. hypertension d. above normal hematocrit 4. Which of the following enzymes is highly expressed in the adrenal medulla but not in the adrenal ...

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by ScrimmSphere
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:03 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'
Replies: 1
Views: 3372

Re: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption

... http://ceaccp.oxfordjournals.org/content/7/5/171.full which discusses skin patches as a way to dispense medicine. And it talks about the sweat glands being a one of the main structures medicine would use to pass through the epidermis. So maybe this is why the feet might be a good area for the ...

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by maymayrays
Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Molecules entering the bloodstream from skin absorption
Replies: 2
Views: 10142
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