Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 16 - Assess - Page 357: 16



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Option a. is incorrect. EPO stimulates the production of red blood cells in the red bone marrow. Option b. is incorrect. Melatonin helps govern our sleep-wake cycle. Option c. is incorrect. Cortisol helps us regulate our metabolism and other processes. Option d. is incorrect. Prostaglandins causes us to feel pain and can cause muscles to contract. Option e. is correct. Leptin is a hormone produced by fat tissues and acts on the satiety center in the hypothalamus, signaling to us that we are full.
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