Which one of the following hormones is not involved in sugar metabolism ?

  • Option 1)

    Aldosterone

  • Option 2)

    Insulin

  • Option 3)

    Glucagon

  • Option 4)

    Cortisone

 

Answers (1)

 

Cortisol -

In our body, cortisol is the main glucocorticoid.

- wherein

Corticoids, which regulate the balance of water and electrolytes in our body are called mineralocorticoids. Aldosterone is the main mineralocorticoid in our body.

 

 

Aldosterone -

Aldosterone acts mainly at the renal tubules and stimulates the reabsorption of Na+ and water and excretion of K+ and phosphate ions.

- wherein

Thus, aldosterone helps in the maintenance of electrolytes, body fluid volume, osmotic pressure and blood pressure. Small amounts of androgenic steroids are also secreted by the adrenal cortex which play a role in the growth of axial hair, pubic hair and facial hair during puberty

 

 Aldosterone regulates balance of water electrolyte in body.


Option 1)

Aldosterone

This option is correct

Option 2)

Insulin

This option is incorrect

Option 3)

Glucagon

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

Cortisone

This option is incorrect

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