Pancreas

Kate Williams
Mind Map by Kate Williams, updated more than 1 year ago
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University Body Systems (Endocrine System) Mind Map on Pancreas, created by Kate Williams on 05/25/2013.
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Pancreas
1 Insulin
1.1 Stimulated for secretion by raised blood glucose levels
1.2 Increases uptake of glucose into cells
1.3 Stores excess glucose as glycogen in the liver
2 Glucagon
2.1 Stimulated for secretion by lowered blood glucose levels
2.2 Releases stored glycogen from liver to be converted to glucose
3 Somatostatin
3.1 Mild inhibition of insulin and glucagon; prevents wild swings in blood glucose levels
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