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Islets Of Langerhans

Cell clusters in the pancreas that form the endocrine part of that organ; secrete insulin and other hormones.Cells found in the pancreas that are responsible for secreting insulin and [[glucagon.


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A complete list of the 78 organs in the human body ?

... kidneys, lungs, pancreas, face, skin, bone marrow, blood, heart valves, islets of Langerhans, ovaries, arms, legs, penis, small bowel, bone, uterus, tendons, stomach.its informative ...

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by einfopedia
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:33 am
 
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Islets of langerhans question

you are thinking of insulin and glucagon right, since Islets of langerhans is on the pancreas that secrete them. The Islets of langerhans does not uptake glucose. ...

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by david23
Sat Sep 12, 2009 3:33 am
 
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Islets of langerhans question

Does the Islets of langerhans have receptors for binding other monosaccharides apart from glucose (such as fructose etc)?

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by rturu
Fri Aug 28, 2009 11:34 pm
 
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Insulin signaling

... of the GI tract to the blood) it can then bind to a receptor on the islets of Langerhans located in the pancreas. This stimulates the islets to produce insulin that is then ...

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by kolean
Thu Aug 20, 2009 2:58 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Insulin signaling
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Insulin signaling

... like muscle and body fat to prepare to absorb glucose OR is it the Islets of Langerhans that give out the signal directly somhow?

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by rturu
Wed Aug 19, 2009 9:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Insulin signaling
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