Insulin and Glucagon

  • Mark A. Sperling


Energy homeostasis requires the integration of nutrient fluxes via appropriate enzymes, the activity of which is modulated by substrates and hormones. Insulin and glucagon, which are produced by, respectively, the β- and α-cells of the pancreas, occupy a key role in this energy homeostasis.


Insulin Secretion Pancreatic Islet Newborn Infant Glucagon Secretion Endocrine Pancreas 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark A. Sperling
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Harbor General Hospital CampusUniversity of California at Los Angeles School of MedicineTorranceUSA

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