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Liver functions?

Discussion in 'MCAT Discussions' started by m25, 09.19.14.

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  1. m25

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    What are the list of functions of liver that I have to know for the MCAT?
     
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    Strudel19 5+ Year Member

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    EK. Just google search the fundamental functions of the liver.
     
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    - 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
     
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    texan2414 2+ Year Member

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    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

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    Or just use google... It takes one second to type liver functions and find your answers.
     
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