Hormones

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What is an exocrine gland?
A gland that secretes hormones into a duct
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What is an endocrine gland?
A gland that secretes hormones into the blood
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What is produced in the adrenal cortex?
Cholesterol and steroids such as mineralocorticoids
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What is produced in the adrenal medulla?
Adrenaline
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What hormone do alpha cells produce?
Glucagon
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What hormone do beta cells produce?
Insulin
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When glucose enters a beta cell it undergoes
Glycolysis
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The increased ATP causes
K+ channels to close
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Heart rate is controlled by
Both hormonal and nervous
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Really good questions, they really made me think, but I was a little confused by 'The increased ATP causes' .... Increased ATP from where? :)

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