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How many of these hormones are water soluble ? Thyroxine, Epinephrine, Nor-epinephrine , Aldosterone, Cortisol, Testosterone, Thymosin, Melatonin, Calcitonin


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5
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B
4
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C
6
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D
9
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Solution

The correct option is A 5
  • Water-soluble hormones include glycoproteins, catecholamines, and peptide hormones composed of polypeptides. Receptors for peptide hormones are located on the plasma membrane because they have bound to a receptor protein located on the plasma membrane.
  • Thyroxine, Aldosterone, Cortisol, Testosterone are lipid soluble hormones.
  • Epinephrine, Non-epinephrine, Thymosin, Melatonin and Calcitonin are water-soluble hormones.
Hence, the correct answer is '5'.


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