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Unformatted text preview: Thermoregulation Lecture 29 4 November 2009 & ! "! ! ! #$! % ! # % % & & (% (% )% )% ( ( * +,,----- +,,----- Oral comment session today, 2:15 3:30, Morisson Room, Corson-Mudd Hall Pancreas controls blood glucose levels Islets of Langerhans 1. Alpha cells secrete glucagon raises blood glucose 2. Beta cells secrete insulin lowers blood glucose alpha cells beta cells Insulin Protein: Secreted as zymogen 51 amino acids zymogen form of insulin (green amino acids will be removed) insulin What causes Insulin to be produced?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2010 for the course BIOG 1101 taught by Professor N/a during the Fall '10 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '10