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Promotes movement of glucose into certain cells

Stimulates cells to polymerize glucose into glycogen

Rise in blood glucose stimulates insulin secretion from beta cells

Rise in blood glucose stimulates insulin secretion from beta cells

Figure

Insulin and glucagon function together to help maintain a relatively stable blood glucose concentration. Negative feedback responding to blood glucose concentration controls the levels of both hormones.

Drop in blood glucose stimulates glucagon secretion from alpha cells

Bloodstream

In response to insulin, blood glucose drops toward normal (and inhibits insulin secretion)

In response to glucagon, blood glucose rises toward normal (and inhibits glucagon secretion)

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