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Langerhans --> islets Of Langerhans

(Science: anatomy) groups of cells found within the pancreas: a cells and B-cells secrete insulin and glucagon.

See: d cells.


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

... body organs which can be denoted are: Corneas, heart, liver, 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 for you.

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by einfopedia
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:33 am
 
Forum: Physiology
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Does Langerhan cell in epidermis change to macrophage?

Langerhans cells are antigen presenting cells and macrophages are phagocytes. They both act in the immune responds. Macrophages are found in the tissue where monocytes(lymphocytes) in the blood, slips it way through into the ...

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by AUY11345303
Tue Dec 20, 2011 3:58 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Does Langerhan cell in epidermis change to macrophage?
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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. You are thinking of the liver maybe?

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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
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Islets of langerhans question
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Insulin signaling

... off glucose molecules that then transport thru the epithelial cells 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 secreted into the blood and travels thru out the body. ...

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