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Dilantin
...  GABA neurotransmitters in their brains. Your body’s nerve cells are relying on the actions of sodium ions in order to transmit signals to your brain. Since these ions cannot penetrate through cell membranes, they have to be carried to the cells through some special channels. Once these ions have built up the necessary electric charge that your brain needs, the nerve cell starts firing up.  ...

Small Intestine
...  macroscopic folds of the mucosa that are found along the lumen in a finger-like fashion which are called the intestinal vilii, and the microscopic projections formed by the folds of the epithelial cell membrane known as the microvilli. The microvilli either appears blurred or brushing the sides of the columnar epithelium when it’s placed under a microscope. In fact, when the small  ...

Pancreas
...  blood sugar. The insulin affects the human body in a way that is directly contradictory to glucagon. Insulin decreases the blood sugar level. Insulin conducts the initial entrance of glucose to the cell membranes. This action by glucose is largely important to the muscular and adipose cells. Insulin also helps with the conversion of glucose into glycogen in the liver. This gives way to the  ...


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