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How many of these hormones are lipid soluble?
Progesterone, Estrogen, Epinephrine, Cortisol, Norepinephrine, Thyroxine, Prolactin, Aldosterone.


A
Three
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B
Five
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C
Eight
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D
Four
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Solution

The correct option is A Three
Dissolve in fats rather than in water. These are usually formed from cholesterol. Therefore fat-soluble hormones can pass through cell membranes.
Sex hormones or gonadal steroids are examples of the lipid-soluble hormone, like, Testosterone, Progesterone & Oestrogen. Other steroids, including Glucocorticoids such as cortisone &Mineralocorticoids such as Aldosterone, are the types of lipid-soluble hormones.
So the correct option is ' Three '.


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