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What's the difference and functions of glucose glycogen and glucagon?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
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Glucose= sugar molecule that we metabolize as our main source of energy.
Glucogen= prefered way of the body to store glucose, a complex that can be broken down into glucose relatively quickly, stored mainly in liver and muscle. Glucagon= hormone secreted by the Alpha cells of the pancreas that immidiately makes your glycogen break up into glucose to keep your blood glucose normal.

In brief: Many

Glucose= sugar molecule that we metabolize as our main source of energy.
Glucogen= prefered way of the body to store glucose, a complex that can be broken down into glucose relatively quickly, stored mainly in liver and muscle. Glucagon= hormone secreted by the Alpha cells of the pancreas that immidiately makes your glycogen break up into glucose to keep your blood glucose normal.
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