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    Hemostasis and the Endocrine System

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    How does the pancreatic endocrine hormones {glucagon and insulin} work antagonistically to maintain homeostasis in the body, during times of feast and times of famine?

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    The islets of Langerhans in the pancreas secrete the polypeptide hormone, glucagon and the protein hormone, insulin, both of which have important functions in the regulation of intermediary metabolism.
    Glucagon elevates blood glucose by stimulating hepatic glycogenolysis. It plays ...

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