Veterinary Pharmacology

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Which of the following is NOT a source of drugs according to the text?

Fungi

What is the primary function of drugs as mentioned in the text?

Alter the rate at which existing biological functions proceed

Which of the following is an example of a drug derived from animals?

Human insulin

How are drugs classified based on therapeutic use or class?

Based on their dominant mechanism of action

What is the source of synthetic drugs according to the text?

Chemical synthesis in laboratories

What is the primary function of a drug receptor?

To act as a binding site for the body's natural chemicals

Which drug target is responsible for altering cellular function by binding to protein target sites?

Enzymes

What is the function of an agonist?

It activates a receptor to produce a response

Which type of drug target is responsible for facilitating the movement of molecules across cell membranes?

Transporters

What is the process of receptor regulation?

The adjustment of receptor sensitivity in response to drug exposure

Test your knowledge of veterinary pharmacology with this quiz on drug classifications. Learn about the origins of drugs, different drug classifications with examples, and the basic mechanism of action of drugs. Perfect for veterinary students and professionals looking to enhance their understanding of drug substances.

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