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Animal Physiology > Signal Transduction > Topic 1: Components & Events

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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 lecturer's question!

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 move to the next topic.

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