Catecholamines: Definition & Function


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The fight-or-flight response is a normal reaction to which of the following situations?

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1. All of the following are examples of catecholamines except:

2. Catecholamines are part of both of these chemical families:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the questions on these assessments to assess your understanding of the characteristics and functions of catecholamines.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • What can be increased by catecholamines
  • Examples of catecholamines
  • The chemical families catecholamines belong to

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding situations where the the fight-or-flight response is a normal reaction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the types of receptiors catecholamines bind to
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on what catecholamines do

Additional Learning

Learn more about catecholamines by completing the lesson titled Catecholamines: Definition & Function. Covered objectives include the following:

  • Review functional outcomes of catecholamines
  • Know what hormones do
  • Define neurotransmitter