The Fight/Flight Response
Release of glucose from the liver is one
part of the complex fight/flight response that the body
orchestrates to cope with a perceived threat.
If it were not for the fight/flight response,
our primate ancestors would likely have been gobbled
up by some hungry carnivore. And Beth might not have
mustered up enough reserves to successfully answer her
In the next topic we move deeper into
the intracellular realm, to some more complex examples
of signal transduction. Click on the frward arrow to
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