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Animal Biochemistry

bI' O kem i strE, the study of the chemical substances and processes of living matter


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InsulinInsulin
is a naturally-occurring hormone secreted by areas within the pancreas known as Islets of Langerhans. It is required by cells in order for them to remove and use glucose from the blood; glucose is what cells use to produce the energy necessary to performance of their functions.

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