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I. ACTH     II. GH

III. MSH    IV. FSH

V. LH         VI. Oxytocin

Which of the above hormones are polypeptide or proteinaceous in nature?

Choose the correct option

a)

I, II, III and IV

b)

III, IV, V and VI

c)

III, IV, V and VI

d)

I, II, III and VI


Question ID - 6444 | Toppr Answer

I. ACTH     II. GH

III. MSH    IV. FSH

V. LH         VI. Oxytocin

Which of the above hormones are polypeptide or proteinaceous in nature?

Choose the correct option

a)

I, II, III and IV

b)

III, IV, V and VI

c)

III, IV, V and VI

d)

I, II, III and VI

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (d) -

(d)

I, II, III and IV.

Biochemical classification of hormones

Chemical Nature

Origin

Examples

1. Biogenic amines or amino acid derivatives

Derival from tyrosine

Thyroxine, adrenaline, noradrenalin-e and melatonin

2. Proteinaceou-s or polypeptide

Chains of amino acid

Hypothalamic hormones, ACTH, GH, vasopressin, oxytocin, parathormon-e, calcitonin, MSH, etc.

3. Glycoprotein-aceous

Protein + carbohydrates

Thyrotropin, FSH, LH

4. Steroid

Derived from choleste-rol

Sex hormone and adrenocortic-oids



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