Biology teacher explained students in the tution classes, that certain hormones works in an antagonistic way to each other to regulate a particular metabolism, i.e., one when speeds up the particular reaction another hormone takes the initiative to control its secretion by inhibiting it. Listening this, all students found the phenomenon to be interesting and asked teacher to explain the same with the help of an example related to our body’s endocrine system. Teacher explained them by taking example of insulin and glucagon hormone.
(i) Name two pairs of hormones where the members are antagonistic to each other. Mention their functions.
(ii) What is a target tissue/organ for a hormone?
(iii) Indicate the values you obtain from the teacher’s character.