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What is the target cell for glucagon?
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Endocrinology 43 years experience
Liver.. plus..: Glucagon causes the release of glucose from a tissue. Glucose is stored as glycogen. by far the organ with the most glycogen is the liver, and that is the main target organ. Muscle and kidney also has some glycogen stores, and are secondary targets.
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Last updated Nov 1, 2015
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