Hormonal Regulation of Carbohydrates. Hormones. What are hormones? maintain homeostasis (jack) chemical messenger (jady) chemical produced at one part of the body in response to situation at another part of the body insulin & glucagon – from the pancreas to regulate blood glucose level (bgl).
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What are hormones?
Insulin is released (β)
body cells to take in glucose
Muscles and liver takes in glucose (why?)
muscle & liver cells use glucose to make glycogen for storage
Excess glucose is turned into fat (why?)
long-term storage of energy
When B.G.L is low
Glucagon is released (α)
Epinephrine and cortisol are released
Hydrolysis of glycogenBlood Glucose Level
glucagon – liver to break up glycogen to release glucose into the blood for energy
epinephrine – muscle to break up glycogen to release glucose used by muscles
liver glycogen lasts for about 24 hrs after that the body breaks down proteins for energy
Groups of 2 or 3
Scott & Tommy / Isabelle & Shirley
Joseph & jack / lily & Noelle
Jady & Leo & George
Theo & Emily & Maggie