Flashcards in 6. Glucagon Deck (7)
Glucagon is made by
α cells of pancreas
d. ketone production
- secreted in response to hypoglycemia
-inhibited by INSULIN, HYPERGLYCEMIA, SOMATOSTATIN
glycagon secretion is inhibited by
You study 12 hours without food. Hypoglycemia induces which cells to produce glucagon? Which hormones inhibit glucagon production?
α cells of the pancreas; insulin, hyperglycemia, and somatostatin inhibit glucagon production
In general, glucagon is a catabolic hormone. As such, which metabolic pathways does it induce?
Glycogenolysis, gluconeogenesis, lipolysis, ketone production