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Student Sheet Name: Felipe Duran Date: 6/30/16 Instructor’s Name: Dr. Beucher Assignment: SCIE207 Phase 4 Lab Report Part 2 Title: Exploring Endocrine, Circulatory, and Respiratory Systems Instructions: Your lab report from Part 1 along with the Part 2 activity will serve as a guide to answer the questions and to complete the tables for the endocrine, cardiovascular (circulatory), and respiratory systems. When your lab report is complete, submit this document to your instructor in your assignment box. 1. Endocrine System Question 1: How does the insulin and glucagon secreted by the pancreas function in glucose metabolism? Answer 1: Insulin and glucagon work together to keep glucose levels in the normal range. If the glucose level is elevated, the pancreas will secrete insulin. The insulin facilitates the uptake of glucose by body cells, and the liver will uptake the glucose and store it as glycogen. After this, the glucose levels get back to normal. When there is decreased blood glucose, this stimulates the alpha cells in the pancreas to produce glucagon. The glucagon travels to the liver and facilitates the conversion of glycogen to glucose. This glucose is
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