When the blood glucose concentration is high.
When the blood glucose concentration is low.
When the blood glucose concentration is normal.
Contains sodium bicarbonate(alkaline) which neutralizes the acidic material from the stomach.
Regulates blood glucose concentration.
Plays a role in carbohydrate metabolism.
The liver detoxifies blood from intestines.
The liver detoxifies blood from intestines
The liver receives regulatory innervation via hormones in the blood and through the autonomic nervous system.
Iiver destroys old red blood cells and converts hemoglobin from these cells to bilirubin and biliverdin which are components of bile.
Ammonia produced by the digestion of proteins is converted to a less toxic compound by the liver.