Which one of the following pairs of hormones are the examples of those that can easily pass through the cell membrane of the target cell and bind to a receptor inside it (Mostly in the nucleus)

  • Option 1)

    Insulin, glucagon

  • Option 2)

    Thyroxin, insulin

  • Option 3)

    Somatostain, oxytocin

  • Option 4)

    Cortisol, testosterone

 

Answers (1)
A Aadil Khan

 

intracellular receptors -

Hormones which interact with intracellular receptors (e.g., steroid hormones, iodothyronines, etc.) mostly regulate gene expression or chromosome function by the interaction of hormone-receptor complex with the genome. 

- wherein

Cumulative biochemical actions result in physiological and developmental effects.

 

 

Cortisol and Testosterone are steroid hormones have intracellular receptors, can easily penetrate plasma membrane.

 


Option 1)

Insulin, glucagon

Incorrect option

Option 2)

Thyroxin, insulin

Incorrect option

Option 3)

Somatostain, oxytocin

Incorrect option

Option 4)

Cortisol, testosterone

correct option

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