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BIOLOGY:CONCEPTS+APPL.(LOOSELEAF)

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ISBN: 9781305967359

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Publisher: CENGAGE L
ISBN: 9781305967359
Chapter 31, Problem 5SA
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________ lowers blood sugar level.

a. Melatonin b. Glucagon c. Insulin d. Calcitonin

Summary Introduction

Introduction:

The blood sugar is referred to as the amount of sugar present in the blood. The main source of sugar present in the blood is the food that an individual consumes during the day. The high level of sugar in blood results in a disease known as diabetes.

Explanation of Solution

Reason for correct answer:

Option c. is given as “Insulin.”

The Islet cells of pancreas secrete two hormones: glucagon and insulin. Both hormones regulate the glucose level in blood. Glucagon increases the level of glucose in blood by stimulating the liver cell to release glucose. Insulin lowers the glucose level by encouraging glucose uptake by fat, liver, and muscle cells.

Reason for incorrect answer:

Option a. is given as, “Melatonin.”

Melatonin is released by the pineal gland and plays an important role in the sleep-wake cycle...

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