Write five differences between insulin and glucagon

Asked by gsarkar | 14th Oct, 2017, 10:20: PM

Expert Answer:




Reduces blood sugar

Increases blood sugar

Beta cells secrete insulin

Alpha cells secrete glucagon

Promotes synthesis of glycogen

Breaks down glycogen

Inhibits glucagon formation

Does not control insulin secretion

These give signals to blood cells like liver cells and muscle cells

Attach themselves to liver cells

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 15th Oct, 2017, 10:15: AM