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Liver functions?

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by m25, Sep 19, 2014.

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  1. m25


    May 28, 2014
    What are the list of functions of liver that I have to know for the MCAT?
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  3. Strudel19

    Strudel19 5+ Year Member

    Jul 14, 2011
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    EK. Just google search the fundamental functions of the liver.
  4. tdod

    tdod 5+ Year Member

    Oct 30, 2011
    - stores and creates glycogen (storage in response to insulin)
    - releases glycogen as glucose (response to glucagon)
    - bile synthesis
    - recieves nutrients from small intestine via hepatic portal vein.

    there are others, but these are the essential ones for the MCAT
  5. texan2414

    texan2414 2+ Year Member

    Jul 24, 2013
    tdod has a good list of functions.

    Also OP please post in the MCAT Study Q&A section for your future questions.
  6. brood910

    brood910 2+ Year Member

    Jul 21, 2011
    Or just use google... It takes one second to type liver functions and find your answers.
    wuhsabee likes this.

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