Please wait...
Contact Us
Contact
Need assistance? Contact us on below numbers

For Study plan details

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM IST all days.

Franchisee/Partner Enquiry (North)

Franchisee/Partner Enquiry (South)

Franchisee/Partner Enquiry (West & East)

OR

or

Thanks, You will receive a call shortly.
Customer Support

You are very important to us

For any content/service related issues please contact on this number

8788563422

Mon to Sat - 10 AM to 7 PM

why peptide hormones require extracellular receptors and steroid hormones do not ?

Asked by निकोदिमुस 24th November 2017, 10:15 PM
Answered by Expert
Answer:
Peptide hormones show characteristics of cell surface receptors that are built into the plasma membrane. It has has charges on it so therefore cannot cross the lipid bilayer by itself and therefore needs to bind to the receptor on the cell membrane and initiate cell signalling by receiving extracellular molecules. Example- Insulin
 
But steroid hormones receptors are found inside the cytoplasm and are referred to as intracellular or nuclear receptors.They cross the lipid bilayer because it is hydrophobic. Example- Testosterone
Answered by Expert 25th November 2017, 11:51 AM
Rate this answer
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10

You have rated this answer /10

Your answer has been posted successfully!

Free related questions

NEET QUESTION ANSWERS

Chat with us on WhatsApp