Chapter 5. The Control of the Secretory Activity of the Islets of Langerhans

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme O.B.E., M.A., M.B., B.Ch. and
  2. Cecilia M. O'Connor B.Sc.
  1. Piero P. Foà

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470718971.ch5

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Internal Secretions of the Pancreas (Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume 9

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Internal Secretions of the Pancreas (Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume 9

How to Cite

Foà, P. P. (1956) The Control of the Secretory Activity of the Islets of Langerhans, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Internal Secretions of the Pancreas (Colloquia on Endocrinology), Volume 9 (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and C. M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470718971.ch5

Author Information

  1. Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, 12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1956

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722404

Online ISBN: 9780470718971

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Keywords:

  • insulin;
  • nervous control;
  • glucose;
  • hypothalamus;
  • vagal impulses

Summary

This Chapter Contains Section Title:

  • The Secretion of Insulin

  • Nervous control

  • Metabolic control

  • Endocrine control

  • The Secretion of Glucagon

  • Nervous control

  • Metabolic control

  • Endocrine control

  • References

  • Discussion