Signaling Molecules: Definition & Concept


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The four types of signaling molecules are _____.

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1. Neurotransmitters play a role in information sent by _____.

2. The three stages of the signaling molecule process are _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Signaling molecules are the molecules responsible for transmitting information between the cells in your body. Assess your knowledge of the characteristics of the signaling molecules with this quiz/worksheet combination. To pass the quiz, you need to be familiar with the stages of the signaling molecule process, the function of hormones in this process, and other facts covered in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Types of signaling molecules
  • Nuerotransmitters
  • Stages of the signaling molecule process
  • Hormone function in signaling molecule process

Skills Practiced

Skills practiced include:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the stages of the signaling molecule process
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding neurotransmitters and interpret it accurately
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the function of hormones in these processes

Additional Learning

To learn more about signaling molecules, review the accompanying lesson, Signaling Molecules: Definition & Concept. Objective covered include:

  • Define signaling molecules
  • Understand the three stages of the cell signalling process
  • Review the signal molecule process
  • Know the types of signaling molecules